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Weekly Coal Production

07/31/2014 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended July 26, 2014.

FERC says it's working with EPA on Clean Power Plan

07/30/2014 Members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on July 29 told a congressional committee that they are working closely with the U.S....

Sargent & Lundy receives engineering contract for Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project

07/29/2014 Sargent & Lundy LLC has been awarded an Owner's Engineering contract by Petra Nova to continue providing engineering services for the...

West's largest coal-fired plant on track to close

07/28/2014 The largest coal-fired power plant in the West will produce one-third less energy by 2020 and is on track to cease operations in 2044 und...

Firm thinks coal burn coal to drop 24% by 2020; gas use will increase

07/28/2014 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan for existing plants, proposed in June, could have a dramatic impact on the pow...

IHS: A drop in U.S. fuel diversity will cost reliability, jobs and money

07/28/2014 A predicted lack of fuel diversity in the U.S. power generation industry will lead to fewer jobs, a lower gross domestic product (GDP) an...

Duke Energy Progress to acquire NCEMPA generation assets for $1.2B

07/28/2014 The board of directors for Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) approved an agreement for ...

13 States meet, discuss EPA emission proposals

07/25/2014 The Colorado State University’s Center for the New Energy Economy held a meeting last week in Denver to discuss how states could work tog...

US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

07/24/2014 One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the R...

Boundary Dam Unit 53 returns online, ahead of schedule

07/24/2014 Boundary Dam’s generating Unit 53 has returned online after a severe electrical short disabled the unit right before peak generation.

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