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AGL Energy has brought forward a commitment to building a $400 million gas power plant in Newcastle amid intense pressure from the federal government over its determination to close its Liddell coal plant in 2022. The move represents the retailing major's biggest investment so far to replace ...
The renewal permit would allow the coal-fired power plant to continue to discharge about 389 million gallons of wastewater per day into Lake Erie. This wastewater would ... Because the system is coal-burning, the boiler produces bottom ash and fly ash -- which contain potential pollutants. Bottom ash ... power plant

AGL has released details for a gas-fired power plant in New South Wales, as part of its plans to replace the aging Lidell coal-fired station and move towards cleaner energy. The company said it was investing up to $400 million in the 252-megawatt facility to be built near Newcastle and be completed ...
The union and Kayin State governments seem to be on a collision course over a controversial coal-fired power plant project. By SU MYAT MON government officials
AGL will build a $400 million gas-fired power plant near Newcastle, NSW as part of the first stage of its planned shutdown and replacement of the Liddell coal-fired power station. The energy company has announced it will build the 252-megawatt gas-fired plant near its Newcastle Gas Storage ...

It is Allegheny County's only remaining coal-fired power plant and continues to operate under an extension to a permit that expired in August 2012. DEP may issue a permit to allow discharges from the plant into the Allegheny River, giving the plant until 2023 to become compliant with regulations. Many ... power plant
A lawsuit filed on Monday claims that emissions from a Kansas City Power & Light coal-fired electric power plant in La Cygne caused a woman to be sickened with an incurable illness. The power plant, located about 60 miles from Kansas City, has been in operation since 1973 and underwent a $1 ...
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation exempting coal used in a power plant on the Navajo Nation from the state's sales tax to help make it more attractive for a new buyer. Ducey called the bill he signed Wednesday "essential for the Navajo Nation, the Hopi Tribe and surrounding ...
"India remains a key market for Carmichael coal," the statement said. "We are also targeting growth in demand for seaborne thermal coal from Asia. The seaborne thermal coal market has recorded average per annum growth of 4.9% over the last decade and continued growth is forecast, this will ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has taken a hard stance in defense of the new coal-fired Shenao Power Plant (深澳電廠), arguing ... This is in large part because the government has been increasingly reliant on coal-fired power plants, as it seeks to transform the country's ...
BILLINGS–Declines in coal power plant construction in China, India and the U.S. are projected to push the heavily-polluting fuel over the edge—but not fast enough to meet international climate change goals, environmental groups said Wednesday. Coal's dominance as the fuel of choice for generating ...
FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, white smoke and steam rise from the China Huaneng Group's Beijing power plant that was the last coal-fired plant to shut down on March 18, 2017 as the Chinese capital convert to clean energy like thermal power. The global fleet of coal-fired power plants is ...
The government would not be able to reach the power reserve margin target it set for 2025 if fails to commence operations at the coal-fired Shenao Power Plant as scheduled, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday. Taiwan is likely to see a power shortfall by 2025, as the reserve margin is expected ...
The company wants to build a $1-billion natural gas plant in East China Township in St. Clair County on a site where it currently operates a coal-burning power plant. Environmental groups oppose the plan. Michigan Radio's Tracy Samilton joins Doug Tribou to discuss the issues during this time of ...
Sem-Calaca, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Semirara Mining and Power Corp., operates the 2x300 MW coal-fired thermal power plant in Calaca. The company said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange that Unit 1 was synchronised to the grid on 17 March and produced an average load ...
Ohio-based utility FirstEnergy announced last month that it plans to shut down two coal-fired units in Willow Island next year. The Pleasants Power Station opened in 1979 and produces enough electricity to power about 1.3 million homes, but it is struggling to stay competitive against low natural gas prices ...

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — One of the units at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers in the southwestern United States has been taken offline as officials investigate a structural failure in one of its coal silos. Public Service Co. of New Mexico confirmed Tuesday that the failure over the weekend at ...
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Declines in coal power plant construction in China, India and the U.S. are projected to push the heavily-polluting fuel over the edge -- but not fast enough to meet international climate change goals, environmental groups said Wednesday. Coal's dominance as the fuel of choice for ...
“Falling coal-fired power plant construction and accelerating retirements are excellent news for public health – pollution from coal-fired power plants is responsible for hundreds of thousands of premature deaths every year globally,” said Lauri Myllyvirta, senior global campaigner at Greenpeace. “Despite ...
9, 2009 image shows the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington, N.M. One of the units at the San Juan Generating Station that serves customers in the southwestern United States has been taken offline as officials investigate a structural failure in one of its coal silos. Public Service Co. of ...
A second Colstrip owner has agreed to be financially ready nine years from now to shutter the coal-fired power plant's newest units. Avista Corp., of Spokane, Wash., is putting December 2027 as the end of “remaining useful life” for Colstrip Units 3 and 4. That means the Washington utility will be financially ...
NorthWestern Energy is taking a pass on the possibility of acquiring the coal-fired Hardin Generating Facility in Eastern Montana. NorthWestern notified Beowulf Energy in January that it wasn't interested in the power plant, which has been operating in the red since 2014. Beowulf owns Rocky Mountain ...
“It's like losing your old friend, you know, that's been very loyal and good to you for the time that they've been here,” said Jeff Looney, Fairfield City Administrator. Fueled largely by locally mined coal, Big Brown Power Plant began operations in 1971 and employed more than 200 people, many of them living ...
Port Qasim power plant is a 1,320MW (2x 660MW) supercritical coal-fired plant being developed approximately 37km south-east of Karachi, Pakistan, at an estimated cost of $2.085bn. It is one of the priority energy projects being undertaken in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
FirstEnergy Corp. expects to deactivate a large coal-fired power plant in West Virginia by year's end that can power 1.3 million homes. The 1,300 megawatt Pleasants Power Station along the Ohio River in Willow Island, W. Va., will be closed or sold by Jan. 1, 2019, FirstEnergy said Friday in a news release.
The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general says that a now-bankrupt company behind a defunct West Texas "clean coal" power plant spent more than $1.3 million in federal stimulus funds on things like spa service, alcohol, first-class travel and limousine services. by Kiah Collier Feb. 15, 2018 2 PM. 3.
A coal-fired power plant in York County has agreed to burn cleaner natural gas under a settlement reached with the Sierra Club. The Brunner Island Power Plant had come under fire by environmentalists for air and water pollution. The Sierra Club and Talen Energy, which operates the plant, have reached ...
The Brunner Island power plant — often scorned as one of the most polluting electricity producers in the United States — has agreed to stop using coal by the end of 2028. Instead, the plant will produce power almost entirely with natural gas. The York County facility along the Susquehanna River across ...
PHOENIX — The Arizona Legislature is being asked to exempt coal used in a power plant on the Navajo Nation from the state's sales tax as a way to help ... Peabody lobbyist Tom Dorn told lawmakers that the loss to the state would be much greater if the mine and power plant closes and thousands of jobs ...
As envisioned, the Afghan government would invite companies to bring mining expertise, equipment, logistics and security to Afghanistan to help extract coal and fuel what would be the country's only large-scale, coal-fired power plant, hopefully within one to two years. Seventy percent of Afghans do not ...
DHAKA: Through the Bangladesh-India Friendship Company (BIFCL), Bangladesh is planning to build a solar or coal-based power electricity general plant in the Indian soil. A decision has been made to form a committee comprising representatives from both the countries to move the project forward, ...
CLARKSBURG — A federal jury on Friday was unable to each a verdict in the trial of Morgantown coal boss James Lewis Laurita Jr. on campaign finance fraud charges. The trial of ... in Delaware. Longview Power LLC developed a $2 billion coal-fired power plant — the Longview Power Plant in Maidsville.
The Trump administration kept Americans in the dark while trying to push through a plan to prop up Big Coal and halt the retirement of aging, polluting power plants, the state Attorney General's Office charged in a court ... Washington is phasing out its one coal-fired power plant, at Centralia in Lewis County.
Plans by four utilities to close a giant coal-fired power plant on Navajo Nation land in Arizona will lead to a substantial loss of Native American jobs and endanger the reliability of the grid in the Southwest, a study concludes. The future of the 2,250-megawatt Navajo Generating Station (NGS) was thrown into ...
LONG PHU, Vietnam — The towering lattice of blue steel girders rising above banana and lemongrass crops near Vietnam's southern coast stands as public testament to the country's drive to burn coal. With help from a Kremlin-connected Russian bank, Vietnam is building a coal-fired power plant called ...
Until 2015, there was Wyoming coal piled high on the lot and a wisp of exhaust from Corette's 80-foot stack. But the 47-year-old plant didn't meet mercury pollution standards and after owners determined it would cost $38 million to upgrade the facility, the decision was made to shutter it. The power plant ...
TAMPA — The parent company of Tampa Electric plans to seek regulatory approval in coming months to convert its Big Bend power plant, the site of an industrial accident that killed five workers last year, from coal to natural gas, a top executive said Friday. If approved, the full conversion would cost an ...
... Utility Rate Decision. State regulators have rescinded a decision that allowed New Mexico's largest electric utility to increase rates for customers but limited the amount of money it could recoup on upgrades at a coal-fired power plant. Jan. 4, 2018, at 3:28 p.m.. New Mexico Regulators to Reconsider Utility Rate Decision ...
The state Public Regulation Commission on Wednesday backed away from its earlier vote against allowing New Mexico's largest electric utility to make customers pick up the tab for tens of millions of dollars the company is spending to upgrade coal-fired power plants in Northwestern New Mexico.
On the same day, Akradej Chakjinda, a leading protester against the Krabi power plant, received a summons from Bang Kruai police related to a complaint of defamation filed by a representative of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat). The summons stated that Akradej had defamed Egat in ...
New Mexico's largest electric provider plans to get out of the coal business sooner rather than later and is proposing legislation that could ease the sting of closing a coal-fired power plant that has served customers around the Southwest for decades. Public Service Co. of New Mexico wants legislative ...
Coal provided ~47K MW of electricity on Saturday, with natural gas offering 21K MW and nuclear power 35K MW, while this morning oil-fired power plants surged to a record high of more than 10K MW, natural gas plants crested above 30K MW and coal remained at slightly more than 47K MW, according to ...
After a coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania closed, early-life health outcomes improved for babies across the border, in New Jersey. The Portland Generating Station sits on the Delaware River, about two hours north of Philadelphia and right across the border from New Jersey. While in operation, it was ...
Elon Musk's South Australian Battery Responded in Just 140 Milliseconds After a Coal-Fired Power Plant Failed ... Last week, when the coal-fired Loy Yang power plant in Victoria tripped and went offline, the Tesla battery delivered 100 megawatts into the national electricity grid in 140 milliseconds.
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves to dismantle the Clean Power Plan touting a return to "cooperative federalism," the results of a new study focused on the downwind impact on fetal health of emissions from a coal-fired power plant, which is located on the border between two states, ...
HONG KONG — A Vietnamese company is no longer seeking American financial support to build a coal-fired power plant in Vietnam, bringing to an abrupt end a closely watched test of whether Washington would back international projects that could potentially contribute to climate change. On Thursday ...
Governor Steve Bullock and Attorney General Tim Fox take questions as Colstrip residents, officials and members of the Colstrip Community Impact Advisory Group meet in the City Council Chambers to talk about the Puget Sound Energy settlement agreement and the town's post-power-plant future.
More Indian states are switching to solar power from thermal power due to the cost benefits available with the former. Now, the northern state of Punjab is considering setting up a huge solar power project at the land where currently a 460 megawatt coal-based power plant stands. The power plant, spread ...
Revenues from the power plant and the coal mine make up 30 percent of the Navajo Nation's budget and 85 percent of the Hopi Tribe's budget, according to the AP. An NAU analysis found the plant pumps $51 million into Page's economy and accounts for $6.3 million in property taxes and contributions to ...


 

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