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 Weekly Coal Production

Weekly Coal Production

02/26/2015

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

 North Dakota coal production increases 4 percent in 2014

North Dakota coal production increases 4 percent in 2014

02/26/2015

North Dakota is known for its booming oil fields, but coal mining in the state also is a healthy industry.

 Ohio utility regulators reject AEP plan for coal plants

Ohio utility regulators reject AEP plan for coal plants

02/26/2015 Ohio utility regulators have rejected an American Electric Power proposal to guarantee profitability from two of its aging coal plants.
 First two units at El Paso power plant due for completion by March 31

First two units at El Paso power plant due for completion by March 31

02/26/2015 El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) said in a Feb. 25 earnings report that it is nearing completion of the first two 88-MW units at the gas-fired ...
 Siemens to supply equipment to coal-fired power plant in Kazakhstan

Siemens to supply equipment to coal-fired power plant in Kazakhstan

02/25/2015 Siemens (NYSE: SI) will supply two steam turbine units for the Balkhash coal-fired power plant, located in Kazakhstan, for operator Balkh...
 Toshiba steam generator in operations at Kemper IGCC power plant

Toshiba steam generator in operations at Kemper IGCC power plant

02/25/2015 A Toshiba steam turbine is now operational at the Kemper county Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Plant in Mississippi.
 Siemens to supply natural gas-fired turbines for Michigan power plant

Siemens to supply natural gas-fired turbines for Michigan power plant

02/24/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) is supplying two natural gas-fired turbines and one steam turbine for a combined-cycle power plant in Michigan.

 US charges Duke with illegal pollution from 5 coal ash dumps

US charges Duke with illegal pollution from 5 coal ash dumps

02/23/2015 Federal prosecutors filed multiple criminal charges against Duke Energy on Friday over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal ash d...
 Capital Power has gas and wind projects due for operation this year

Capital Power has gas and wind projects due for operation this year

02/23/2015 The in-construction gas-fired Shepard Energy Centre and the K2 Wind project are both expected to commence commercial operations in 2015 a...
 Illinois lawmakers push renewable energy proposal

Illinois lawmakers push renewable energy proposal

02/23/2015 Lawmakers want to increase the share of clean energy consumed in Illinois with a bill they say will bring jobs to the state.

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