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Talen Energy


Nation’s Oldest Independent Coal Producer Files Bankruptcy

Colorado-based Westmoreland Coal Co. on October 9 said it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with the company reporting more than $1.4 billion in debt. The company in its annual…


Pennsylvania Plant Agrees to Phase Out Coal

In a move designed to resolve a Sierra Club lawsuit before it was even filed, Talen Energy agreed to operate its Brunner Island Steam Electric Station, a 1,411-MW plant located…


Operator Reverses Course, Will Keep Running Montana Coal Plant

The operator of one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the Western U.S. will continue to run the facility, changing course about a year after a company executive said…


2016 Power and Utilities Deals Are Outpacing Previous Three Full Years

The number and value of deals announced in the power and utilities (P&U) sector in the second quarter (Q2) of the year were both up when compared with Q2 2015.…


Five Takeaways From the ELECTRIC POWER Executive Roundtable 

Executives from power companies operating in different markets revealed how their firms are being affected by low natural gas prices, pressures to achieve fuel diversity, distributed energy generation, and lax…