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Judge upholds sale of coal-fired power plant stake

04/20/2015 A judge affirmed a Kentucky Public Service Commission ruling that approved a utility’s plan to buy half of a 1,560-MW coal-fired power pl...

Dominion Virginia Power to close coal ash ponds in state

04/20/2015 Dominion Virginia Power is closing all its coal ash ponds in the state to comply with new state and federal standards, the utility announ...

Hearing examiner rejects utility's plan to raise rates

04/20/2015 A state hearing examiner on Friday rejected a plan by New Mexico's largest electric provider that called for raising rates for residentia...

Six coal units in PJM deactivated between April 1 and April 16

04/20/2015 Five coal-fired units in Ohio of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) have been deactivated so far in April, up until the issuance of an April 16 versi...

MATS dubbed ‘one of the most draconian environmental regulations ever’

04/20/2015 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) have now taken effect and MATS represents one of the mo...

Power district converting coal plant unit to use hydrogen

04/20/2015 Nebraska Public Power District and a California-based manufacturer said they will collaborate on a project that will provide cleaner-burn...

EIA: Coal-fired generation alive and well in the coming decade

04/17/2015 Coal-fired power generation from existing plants will increase through 2025, this according to the Annual Energy Outlook 2015 (AEO2015) r...

PacifiCorp considers joining California ISO

04/17/2015 PacifiCorp signed a memorandum of understanding to explore full participation in the California Independent System Operator Corp. (ISO) a...

Ga. utility shutters power units to meet state regulations

04/17/2015 Georgia Power is shuttering coal and oil powered units throughout the state as part of a plan that was approved by the Georgia Public Ser...

Apple invests in China solar project, US forest conservation

04/17/2015 Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of "susta...

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