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EU Power Generators Warn Plan to Cut Use of Coal May Backfire

STAFF REPORTS Bloomberg NEW YORK — A group representing power generators across the European Union warned that the bloc’s plans to limit the use of coal may backfire, encouraging utilities to seek returns on new fossil-fuel plants instead of putting money … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Terry Headley
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These 5 EPA regulations could be the first in Trump’s crosshairs

URL: http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/04/pres-trump-could-blow-up-these-5-epa-regs/ The Daily Caller, Andrew Follett, 12/4/2016 President-elect Donald Trump could eliminate these five Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations some studies have labeled as “job-killers” that do little for the environment. Under President Barack Obama, the EPA made individual … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Pruitt Will Support Coal Jobs

URL: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Daines-Pruitt-Will-Support-Coal-Jobs–23518297/ 4-Traders.com, Steve Daines, 12/7/2016 U.S. SENATE -U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement on Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator: ‘I greatly appreciate the leadership Attorney … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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Coal may surpass natural gas as most common electricity generation fuel this winter

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, November 2016 After declining for several months, the share of U.S. electricity fueled by coal is expected to slowly begin growing when compared to the same period last year. In contrast, the … Continue reading

29. November 2016 by Terry Headley
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What’s at Stake: The ‘Clean Power’ Plan and what will be left of our Constitution if the EPA’s plan survives

http://www.wsj.com/articles/clean-power-plays-and-the-last-stand-for-federalism-1474841482 After Congress turned down President Obama’s request to enact a law regulating power plants’ greenhouse-gas emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency turned to the states—not with a request, but with instructions to carry out the president’s energy policy. The EPA’s … Continue reading

27. September 2016 by Terry Headley
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The true cost of wind power

Here is another article that looks at the true costs of generating electricity from wind. As I have noted in many previous Coalblog posts, we consistently hear how wind generation has achieved “cost parity” with fossil fuels. However, a closer … Continue reading

16. April 2015 by Jason Hayes
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US power grid pushed to the limit

Steve Goreham’s recent article on theHill.com will be an eye-opener for those not familiar with the pressures being placed on our electrical grid. Last winter, bitterly cold weather placed massive stress on the U.S. electrical system―and the system almost broke. … Continue reading

12. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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GenerationHub: Firm reports surge in January 2013 coal-fired generation

Admin note: This article looks at the recent (and significant) jump in coal-fueled generation. It was originally published on GenerationHub.com and is reprinted with permission. By Wayne Barber 02/12/2013 Nationally, coal-fired generation was up 8.9% in January 2013 compared to January 2012 … Continue reading

20. February 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Illinois coal plant closures will cause rates to spike

This Chicago Tribune article is joining in the growing chorus of media outlets that are finally reporting on the expected economic impacts of strict new environmental regulations. Illinois residents will soon be encountering electricity rate increases of as much as … Continue reading

13. June 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Coal makes up lost ground in 2010

A recent energybiz.com article describes the energy industry’s year in 2010. Short version, coal boomed and renewables had serious setbacks. 2010 numbers turned 2009 numbers on their head. The inability of Congress to determine a credible and workable energy policy … Continue reading

26. January 2011 by Jason Hayes
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