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Weekly Coal Production Report

07/24/2014 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended July 19, 2014.

Duke Energy announces executive leadership changes


In order to support its long-term strategy, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is realigning its organizational structure:

S. Africa plans new nuclear reactors after 2020


South Africa expects to have operational nuclear power plants after the year 2020.

EPA holds public meetings on Clean Power Plan

07/23/2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold four hearings in two-days on the proposed Clean Power Plan during the week of Ju...

Missouri town to end coal use at two power plants

07/23/2014 The Independence City Council on July 18 passed a proposed resolution directing the end of coal use at two power plants owned and operate...

FutureGen clean coal power project wins appeals court ruling

07/22/2014 A three-judge panel of the Illinois Appellate Court ruled that utilities can be required to impose a surcharge on customers’ bills to hel...
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Kentucky coal-fired power plant set to host $19.5mn carbon capture system


A $19.5 million carbon capture pilot project is set to be located at Kentucky Utilities’ E.W. Brown Generating Station.

Utilities to host carbon lab at Wyoming power plant

07/18/2014 Two electric utilities say they're interested in hosting a proposed lab to test out carbon capture technologies at a working power plant ...

Powering Up an Age Old Design


Verisurf Software helps power companies reverse engineer steam turbine rotor assemblies to support new and improved bladding.

Under Construction

07/17/2014 Gas-fired generation in the U.S. is projected to grow 3.1 percent a year through 2038. Learn more about a handful of gas-fired projects u...

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