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Weekly Coal Production

10/16/2014 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended October 11, 2014.

Some states fear ‘2020 cliff’ under EPA Clean Power Plan

10/15/2014 While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan seeks to have states cut power sector CO2 emissions 30% by 2030, most re...

Day & Zimmermann unit names Sanders president

10/14/2014 Walter M. Sanders IV has been named president of Day & Zimmermann NPS, the engineering, construction and maintenance services unit of...

Georgia lawmakers consider new power plant rules

10/14/2014 Georgia lawmakers heard contrasting views Thursday on how the state could meet proposed rules limiting carbon emissions from power plants.

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

10/13/2014 Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) Progress filed an asset purchase agreement (APA) approval request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (...

EIA: U.S. energy imports reach lowest levels, energy consumption up in first half 2014

10/10/2014 Total U.S. imports of energy as a share of energy consumption fell to their lowest level in 29 years for the first half of 2014, accordin...

Weekly Coal Production

10/09/2014 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended October 4, 2014 and month ended September 2014.

Fluor to retrofit AEP coal-fired power plant in Oklahoma

10/09/2014 Fluor Corp. (NYSE: FLR) was contracted to provide emissions control retrofits at American Electric Power (AEP, NYSE: AEP)’s Northeastern ...

CPS Energy to buy power from “clean coal”


CPS Energy has announced it will purchase 200 MW of electricity from Summit Power Group’s Texas Clean Energy Project.

Coal News: Again, costs rise and completion delayed at Kemper

10/06/2014 Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern M...

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