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EPA’s Clean Power Plan will rise energy prices

11/21/2014 The cost of electricity and natural gas will increase by nearly $300 billion in 2020 compared to 2012 prices, according to the “Energy Ma...

Lawmakers: Proposed EPA rules penalize states for nuclear energy capacity

11/21/2014 State lawmakers expressed concern Wednesday that proposed federal regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants will hurt Virgini...

Shining a Light on Women Leaders in the Power Industry


Meet the three finalists for the POWER-GEN 2014 Women of the Year Award, the winner of which will be announced next month.

Oregon Clean Energy Center secures project financing

11/17/2014 Energy Investors Funds (EIF) and I Squared Capital have formed an equity partnership to construct the 869-MW Oregon Clean Energy Center, ...

Concentric to do audit of Big Rivers Electric in Kentucky

11/17/2014 The Kentucky Public Service Commission has selected Concentric Energy Advisors to conduct a review of efforts by Big Rivers Electric Corp...

Georgia developer still trying to build coal plant

11/17/2014 Deep in rural Georgia, a developer is betting he can build one of the last new coal-fired power plants in the United States as the rest o...

Duke Energy to begin removing coal ash from four sites in North Carolina

11/14/2014 Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced plans to the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NC DENR) to remove coal as...

Weekly Coal Production Report


The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended November 8, 2014.

California leads by example on climate change

11/13/2014 As the U.S. and China turn to implementing new rules aimed at curbing climate change, the countries can look to the most populous U.S. st...

JEA to shut Northside Unit 3 by the end of 2015

11/13/2014 JEA, a municipal utility serving the city of Jacksonville, Fla., plans to put the gas- and oil-fired Unit 3 at its Northside Generating S...

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