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Charah secures fly ash contracts with LG&E, KU

11/24/2014

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 of the country moves away from the fuel.

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 ash stored at the Asheville Steam Electric Plant, Dan River Steam Station, Riverbend Steam Station and L.V. Sutton Steam Electric Plant facilities.

DOE invests in coal gasification research

11/10/2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) has selected four projects to receive funding for next-generation gasification systems that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Awardees will receive about $16 million to advance the gasification process.

Carbon capture and storage projects rise to 22 worldwide

11/05/2014

Global carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects rose to 22 in 2014,  according to the Global CCS Institute.

Spiritwood Station coal-fired power plant generating electricity, steam

11/04/2014

Great River Energy has started producing electricity at the Spiritwood Station in southeastern North Dakota.

Kemper plant costs rise $496M due to startup delays

10/30/2014

In the September monthly report filed by Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) to the Mississippi Public Service Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said its subsidiary, Mississippi Power, will need an additional $496 million to extend the deadline to finish the Kemper Integrated Coal Gasification Combined-Cycle (IGCC) facility in eastern Mississippi.

MHPS to supply steam turbines, gensets for coal-fired power plant in the Philippines

10/30/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) will supply two sets of steam turbine and generator for Units 3 and 4 of the Limay coal-fired power plant in the Philippines.

Dominion could spend $6bn on CO2 compliance in Virginia

10/20/2014

Staff at the Virginia agency charged with regulating electric utilities has found plenty to dislike in a federal plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Colorado Springs eyes heavy 2015 spending on coal emissions controls

10/20/2014

Colorado Springs Utilities has proposed a 2015 budget that includes heavy spending for new air emissions controls for its coal-fired Nixon and Drake power plants.

A Look Back: The 2013 Projects of the Year Award Winners

10/20/2014

CPS Energy to buy power from “clean coal”

10/09/2014

CPS Energy has announced it will purchase 200 MW of electricity from Summit Power Group’s Texas Clean Energy Project.

Coal News: Again, costs rise and completion delayed at Kemper

10/06/2014

Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) said Thursday that it will cost at least another $59 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.6 billion

Duke Energy creates coal ash management, advisory board

10/02/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced the creation of two groups to help guide the company's strategy around coal ash storage solutions and coal combustion products.

Ameren Missouri announces plans to expand renewable portfolio, reduce CO2 emissions by 30%

10/02/2014

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), filed a 20-year plan with the Missouri Public Service Commission to expand solar and wind power in the state.

Foster Wheeler to upgrade coal-fired power plant’s emission controls

09/23/2014

Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) said one of the company’s units was awarded a contract to optimize the wet flue gas desulfurization (wfgd) system at a coal-fired power plant in West Virginia.

Projects of the Year 2014 finalists named!

09/18/2014

The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program.

N.J. law that subsidizes new power plant development is invalid

09/12/2014

A panel for a federal appeals court unanimously ruled that a New Jersey law meant to push new power plant builds is invalid.

Emerson Process Management named contractor for comprehensive controls replacement project

09/09/2014

Longview Power plant has named Emerson Process Management as its main automation contractor for a comprehensive and fast-track controls replacement project that will improve reliability at its facility in Maidsville, West Virginia, a 965-MW coal-fired, supercritical unit that serves Morgantown and surrounding communities.

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 to a government effort to help commercialize breakthrough fossil fuel technology.