NEI: U.S. nuclear power plants operated at record capacity factor in 2014

NEI: U.S. nuclear power plants operated at record capacity factor in 2014

One hundred U.S. nuclear power plants generated electricity at a capacity factor of just under 92 percent in 2014, according to statistics from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI).

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Solar energy supporters, utilities spar over legislation

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KCP&L to stop burning coal at six generating units

Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) said it will stop burning coal at three of its coal-fired power plants.

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Dynegy delays power plant acquisition to submit additional info to FERC

Dynegy Inc. announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has requested additional information to process and approve the company’s acquisition of Duke Energ's Midwest Generation assets and retail business, and EquiPower Resources and Brayton Point Holdings assets.

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