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Emerson awarded $76mn ultrasupercritical coal-fired automation project

03/30/2015 Emerson Process Management, a subsidiary of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), was awarded a $76 million contract to automate a 910-MW generating unit ...

Poll: Slight majority of Americans back nuclear

03/30/2015 A slight majority of Americans say they favor nuclear energy to generate electricity in the U.S., compared to 43 percent who oppose it, a...

Senate endorses fees for companies that close coal plants

03/30/2015 Senators have given initial approval to a proposal that would levy massive fines against companies that close coal plants in Montana.

Justices divided over EPA mercury limits

03/27/2015 The Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant e...

Low carbon standard passes Ill. Senate committee

03/27/2015 An Illinois Senate committee passed a bill that would establish a low carbon standard that would help the state’s nuclear power plants.

Weekly Coal Production Report

03/26/2015 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended March 21, 2015.

B&W lands $40M emission control contract for Colorado Springs Utilities

03/25/2015 Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG, NYSE: BWC) has been awarded a contract valued at $40.3 million by Colorad...

Ankney proposes fees for companies that close coal plants


A Republican senator has proposed fees be levied against companies that shut down coal-fired power plants in Montana.

House GOP wants to give states a break while the Clean Power Plan is fought out in court

03/25/2015 House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., on March 23 unveiled a discussion draft of the Ratepayer Protection Act...

Justices to hear arguments over EPA mercury limits

03/25/2015 The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by industry groups and Republican-led states that want to roll back Obama administration envir...

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