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Modern Efficiency In Coal-Fired Production


While many power producers are shuttering their coal-fired generating assets and looking to other fuel sources to replace the generation capacity, Duke Energy has taken a more balanced approach in replacing the capacity lost from retiring older and less efficient units in its coal fleet.

Video: SaskPower and Vattenfall to work together on CCS technology


SaskPower and Vattenfall have signed an agreement to explore collaboration in the area of carbon capture and storage (CCS) opportunities.

EPA seeks public comment for FutureGen carbon sequestration project


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comment on proposed permits for the FutureGen carbon capture and sequestration project in Illinois.

Citizens group wants North Carolina review of Duke gas-fired project


A citizens group, NC WARN, on March 10 asked the North Carolina Utilities Commission to open up a review of a Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) plan for a gas-fired power plant in South Carolina, even though the group conceded that the North Carolina commission has no explicit power to do so.

Industry witnesses throw cold water on EPA claims about CCS technology


Alstom official: EPA rule would freeze carbon capture technology development

House launches EPA investigation on coal-fired power plant regulations


The House Energy and Commerce Committee are launching an investigation into the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) coal power plants regulations.

Pipeline approved for FutureGen carbon capture and storage project


Illinois regulators approved a 30-mile underground pipeline that would carry carbon dioxide (CO2) from the FutureGen 2.0 clean coal project to a storage site.

LG&E, KU Energy submits new coal ash landfill proposal near Trimble County Generating Station


After a previous proposal was rejected by state regulators, LG&E and KU Energy have resubmitted a new coal ash landfill proposal.

FutureGen clean coal power plant receives final approval


The FutureGen clean coal project received the final approval it needed in order to begin construction.

Critics blast EPA proposal to curb GHG emission from new power plants


Four months after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy released a revised proposal to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants, the agency published the proposed rule in the Federal Register Wednesday.

Analysis: Taking a look back at top power generation stories of 2013


The U.S. power generation sector continues to move toward a future that will be less dependent on coal-fired baseload capacity.

Report: Coal-fired power generation market to exceed 2,000 GW globally by 2019


The global installed capacity of coal-fired power generation is expected to increase from 1,673.1 GW in 2012 to 2.057.6 GW by 2019.

Report finds renewable energy, natural gas play role in Texas market


The future of the Texas electric market will very likely include substantial amounts of renewable energy and gas-fired power, economists with The Brattle Group stated in a report prepared for the Texas Clean Energy Commission (TCEC).

TVA could decide fate of two coal-fired units at Paradise Fossil Plant Nov. 14


The Tennessee Valley Authority may take action on deciding the future of two units at the Paradise Fossil Plant in western Kentucky at its Nov. 14 meeting, according to a report from the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer.

The Tennessee Valley Authority may take action on deciding the future of two units at the Paradise Fossil Plant in western Kentucky at its Nov. 14 meeting, according to a report from the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer.


According to the report, a TVA information officer confirmed the TVA board is considering a set of options for the 2,273-MW coal-fired power plant. The agenda for the meeting will not be released until seven days before the meeting.

Duke Energy continues to support proposed nuclear station


An executive for Duke Energy affirmed the company’s continued support for the Lee Nuclear Station in South Carolina Thursday.

Developers announce delay in Georgia coal-fired power plant


Developers have announced another delay in the construction of Plant Washington, a 850 MW, $2.1 billion coal-fired power plant proposed to be built in Washington County, Ga.

Clean coal pilot plant planned for Oklahoma


Clean Coal Technologies Inc. executed a site agreement with a coal-fired power plant to host a pilot plant in LeFlore County, Okla.

New coal-fired generation to top 112 GW globally


In 2014, about 112 GW of new coal-fired generating capacity will begin operations with most of the investments happening in Asia.

Ameren power line works around FutureGen clean coal project


A workaround for the CO2 disposal field for the planned FutureGen 2.0 coal project in Illinois is one of the features of a new Ameren Corp. power line project approved Aug. 20 by the Illinois Commerce Commission.

Southern Co. shareholders absorbing $450mn losses on coal-fired power plant


Southern Co. announced shareholders will absorb $450 million in losses for its 582 MW coal-fired power plant being built in Mississippi.