UK power generator Drax has revealed plans to convert one of three remaining coal-fired units to natural gas, while studying the potential for additional conversions to biomass, Kallanish Energy reports.
Two California counties and one municipality have filed a lawsuit against 37 energy companies, asserting that the companies knew their fossil fuel products would cause sea rise and coastal flooding but failed to reduce their greenhouse gas pollution.
Mining giant Peabody said Monday its resale registration statement related to the potential resale of shares of common and preferred stocks, has been declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Coal exports for 2017’s first quarter were 58% higher than in the year-ago quarter, with steam coal (used in power generation) exports increasing by 6 million short tons (MMst), and metallurgical coal (used in steelmaking) exports rising by 2 MMst in the January-March timeframe.
The Tennessee Valley Authority last week dedicated its new 1,100-megawatt combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant in western Kentucky, as the federal agency diversifies its energy portfolio, Kallanish Energy reports.