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Trump Administration Memo Reveals Coal Bailout Plans; Energy Groups Counter

The Trump administration reportedly has plans in the works to direct U.S. grid operators to purchase power from struggling coal and nuclear facilities -...
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Report Debunks Illinois Coal Claims, Makes The Case For Wind And Solar

A new report is challenging Dynegy-Vistra’s claim that shuttering Illinois coal plants would lead to disastrous power outages. According to findings from the Natural Resources Defense Council...
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Wind And Natural Gas Are Killing Coal, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Study Claims

Cheap natural gas prices and the increasing availability of wind energy are pummeling the coal industry more than regulation, claims a new economic analysis...
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Consumers Energy Announces 2040 Goals: No More Coal, More Renewables

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider and the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, has announced plans to stop using coal to generate electricity by...
clean power plan

Clean Power Plan Hearing Kicks Off In West Virginia

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in coal country to hold a public hearing on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power...
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Two Coal Plants Closing In Central Texas; Will Wind Overtake Coal In The State?

According to research from the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, wind energy capacity could soon exceed coal capacity in Texas.
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Xcel Proposes Coal Plant Closures, Major Wind And Solar Investments In Colorado

The Colorado Energy Plan will advance only if the resulting portfolio of resources reduces, or at least does not increase, the cost of energy to Xcel Energy’s Colorado customers.

Report: Coal, Nuclear Plant Closures? Don’t Blame Renewables

In response to questions posed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a new report finds there is no evidence that a changing power mix poses a threat to the reliability of the nation’s power system.
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Kansas City Power & Light To Retire Coal Units, Look Toward Wind

Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) is planning to retire six generating units at the company’s Montrose, Lake Road and Sibley coal plants. In 2015,...
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That’s The Last Of It: NV Energy Kills Coal Plant, Moves Toward Renewables

As part of a goal to further reduce Nevada’s carbon emissions, Las Vegas-based NV Energy has taken down the fourth and final unit of...

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