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Wisconsin governor: Obama power plant rule 'unworkable'

05/29/2015 Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican eyeing a presidential run in 2016, says President Barack Obama's plan to reduce pollution from ...

New Mexico regulators delay decision on power plant

05/29/2015 New Mexico regulators on Wednesday gave Public Service Co. of New Mexico more time to ink agreements with a mining company, further delay...

EIA report: Clean Power Plan will lower CO2 emissions

05/28/2015 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the power sector declined by 363 million metric tons between 2005 and 2013, this according to a recent ...

Weekly Coal Production Report

05/28/2015 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended May 23, 2015.

West Virginia PSC approves base rate hike for Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power

05/28/2015 The West Virginia Public Service Commission on May 26 authorized the Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) and Wheeling Power Co. (WPCo) subsidiar...

Texas groups petition feds over alleged coal exemptions

05/27/2015 Environmental groups in Texas want to overturn a state action they say exempted large coal-fired power plants from federal limits on part...

PG&E president announces retirement

05/27/2015 Christopher P. Johns, president of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E, NYSE: PCG), has announced his retirement at the end of 2015.

Murray Energy makes sweeping coal mine layoffs in Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia

05/27/2015 Four different Murray Energy affiliates announced May 22 a massive series of coal mine layoffs as the Ohio-based company adjusts to marke...

Credit rater to downgrade Mississippi Power on Kemper woes

05/27/2015 The decision by a group of electrical cooperatives to pull out of planned purchase of 15 percent of a Kemper County power plant is likely...
Duke Energy W.C. Beckjord coal-fired power plant

Shut down coal-fired power plant to house energy storage system

05/26/2015 Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is teaming with LG Chem and Greensmith to convert a shut down coal-fired power plant into an energy storage system.

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