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SwRI receives $9.9Mn from DOE to improve solar plant efficiency

03/05/2015 Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded $4.9 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of a $9.9 million contin...

Public to weigh in on plan to close part of coal-fired plant

03/05/2015 New Mexico regulators are set to take testimony on a plan by the state's largest electric provider to shut down part of an aging coal-fir...

Weekly Coal Production Report

03/05/2015 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended February 28, 2015.

W.Va. gov signs bill letting lawmakers OK state carbon plan

03/04/2015 Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill letting lawmakers approve state plans to meet proposed federal carbon emission standar...
 W.Va. lawmakers clears bill touted by state's coal industry

W.Va. lawmakers clears bill touted by state's coal industry

03/02/2015 West Virginia lawmakers have approved a proposal lauded by the struggling coal industry and criticized as dangerous for worker safety by ...
 Parties argue Clean Power Plan legality at federal appeals court

Parties argue Clean Power Plan legality at federal appeals court

03/02/2015 The nation's largest coal producer, Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU), filed comments on Feb. 27 at a federal appeals court about the constituti...
 ERCOT expects enough power generation to meet spring, summer demand

ERCOT expects enough power generation to meet spring, summer demand

03/02/2015 Grid operator Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said the region will have sufficient electric generation available for expect...
 Exelon proposes Low Carbon Portfolio Standard, touts importance of nuclear

Exelon proposes Low Carbon Portfolio Standard, touts importance of nuclear

03/02/2015 Exelon (NYSE: EXC) and Illinois lawmakers filed legislation for a plan that would reduce carbon emissions, increase renewable energy and ...
 MS Power coal-to-gas conversion nearly complete

MS Power coal-to-gas conversion nearly complete

02/27/2015

A coal-to-gas conversion project at a power plant operated by Mississippi Power is nearly complete.

 Weekly Coal Production

Weekly Coal Production

02/26/2015

The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended February 21, 2015.

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