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A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive
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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer…


MDU Will Close Coal Units in Montana, North Dakota

A subsidiary of MDU Resources Group on February 19 said it plans to close three of its coal-fired units at power plants in Montana and North Dakota. Montana-Dakota Utilities said…


MPUC Decision Spells End for Two Coal Units at Xcel’s Largest Plant
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The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) voted unanimously to support Xcel Energy’s latest long-range plan, which will transform the company’s energy fleet. Xcel expects to more than double its renewable…


PSEG Will Retire Two New Jersey Coal Power Plants

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) will close the 620-MW Hudson Generation Station in Jersey City, N.J., and the 632-MW Mercer Generation Station in Hamilton Township, N.J., on June 1, 2017.…


Dynegy to Shut Down 30% of Southern Illinois’s Power Generation Capacity
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Dynegy Inc. announced on May 3 that it plans to shut down multiple Illinois coal-fueled units due mainly to the failure of the plants to recover basic operating costs in…