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Award-Winning Coal Unit Set for Retirement

The five owners of a 410-MW coal-fired unit at the Craig Generating Station in Colorado have said they will retire the generator on Sept. 30, 2028, about one year before…


After Long History, Paradise Coal Plant Ceases Operation
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The generator breaker for Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) Paradise Unit 3 was opened on Feb. 1, removing the coal-fired power plant from service for the final time after 50 years…


A Closer Look at Coal Power Plant Impacts
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When I see estimates of premature deaths attributable to coal-fired power plants, I usually take the data with a grain of salt. It’s not that I don’t trust researchers to…


Well-Planned Retirement: Keys to Successful Coal Plant Decommissioning

Hundreds of coal-fired power plants are now retired or facing retirement in the near future, and utilities face a number of decisions. Are there commercial reuse options for the plant…


Removing Asbestos and Regulated Materials Key to Power Plant Decommissioning
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Retiring and decommissioning coal power plants is becoming a more-frequent occurrence around the world. The job comes with many challenges, but projects in the U.S. and UK have proven that…