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Duke Energy to retire W.C. Beckjord Station coal-fired units

08/28/2014 Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced Thursday that the company will retire the remaining coal-fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Sta...

Weekly Coal Production

08/28/2014 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended August 23, 2014.

EPA gathers comments on Four Corners power plant


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on a proposed permit for a northwestern New Mexico power plant.

Consumers Energy nearing completion of $250M upgrade project

08/26/2014 Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility, is nearing completion on a $250 million technology upgrade project at its largest power pla...

Supreme Court sides with Mississippi Power on emissions control regulations

08/25/2014 The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Mississippi Power in the Mississippi Department of Revenue v. Mississippi Power Co., ...

DOE getting strong response to big money fossil tech RFP

08/22/2014 An official with the federal loan guarantee program told CoalGen Aug. 20 that the Department of Energy (DOE) is getting a strong repsonse...

Video: Smokestacks imploded at Duke Energy's Cape Fear plant


On Friday morning, two 200-foot smokestacks at Duke Energy's Cape Fear Plant was imploded after more than 90 years in service.

TVA to retire coal fired Allen Fossil Plant, replace with gas plant

08/22/2014 The Tennessee Valley Authority's board has voted to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas...

EIA: New England increasing use of natural gas, Canadian hydro

08/22/2014 New England has been generating more of its electricity from natural gas and imports of hydroelectricity from Canada to replace coal- and...

Duke Energy to sell 11 power plants to Dynegy for $2.8B

08/22/2014 Dynegy will buy Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business for $2.8 billion in cash, which includes o...

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