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Evergy to Build Solar Array at Kansas City Coal Power Plant Site

Evergy, a Kansas City, Missouri–headquartered energy provider serving about 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri, announced plans on Jan. 5 to build a 10-MW solar array at the company’s…


Ameren to Close 1.2-GW Coal Power Plant by March 2024, 15 Years Early

In a Dec. 14 filing with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Ameren Missouri announced its intent to retire two 600-MW units at the Rush Island…


DTE Energy Will Close Belle River Coal Power Plant Two Years Early

Detroit-based DTE Energy said it will cease all coal use at its Belle River Power Plant no later than December 2028, at least two years earlier than the facility’s previously…


Long-Duration Energy Storage: A Strategy for Retiring Coal Plants?
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As the U.S. moves toward cleaner energy sources, and utilities work toward carbon reduction mandates, coal plants are closing at rapid rates across the country. Approximately 79,000 Americans were employed…


Employment Issues Facing Energy Companies in 2021 and Beyond

Companies in the energy sector this past year faced unprecedented financial, economic and operational challenges, exacerbated by a once-in-a-century public health crisis. Falling energy prices, coupled with the economic downturn…