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NCC Report: DOE must develop stronger policy to foster adequate carbon capture and storage


The National Coal Council (NCC) today released a new study in response to a request by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.

Weekly Coal Production Report

01/29/2015 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended January 24, 2015.

Dominion seeks rate freeze against opposition on many fronts

01/29/2015 Virginia's biggest electric utility wants to weaken state oversight of its rates, saying the move will help protect its customers from po...

FERC chair says EPA CO2 plan will affect infrastructure planning

01/28/2015 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Power Plan will have a big impact on infrastructure planning Federal Energy Regulatory Co...

Longview Power files amended, and maybe final, reorganization plan

01/28/2015 Longview Power LLC and its affiliates, including coal producer Mepco LLC, on Jan. 26 filed a second amended reorganization plan with the ...

W.Va. bill requires lawmakers to OK state carbon plan

01/27/2015 A West Virginia Senate panel is considering requiring lawmakers to approve state plans to comply with proposed federal carbon emission st...

GRDA Breaks Ground on Western Hemisphere’s First 501 J Series Gas Turbine

01/26/2015 What will likely be the first Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems 501 J combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) in the Western Hemisphere to be co...

Fitch downgrades bonds for Colver waste coal power plant in Pennsylvania

01/26/2015 Fitch Ratings said Jan. 23 that, due to concerns about an "aging" power plant that fires waste coal, it has downgraded the rati...

Peabody Energy names new president, CEO

01/26/2015 Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) announced that Glenn Kellow, current president and chief operating officer (COO) has been named president, chi...

Another group pulls out of PNM's power plant proposal

01/22/2015 A third group is withdrawing its support of Public Service Co. of New Mexico's plan to shut down half of the coal-fired San Juan Generati...

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