The new chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wants more time to act on a controversial Trump administration proposal to provide cost recovery to coal-fired and nuclear power plants, Kallanish Energy reports.
TransAlta and Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. said Wednesday they’ve signed a letter of intent (LOI) for Tidewater to build a 120-kilometer (75-mile) natural gas pipeline from its Brazeau River Complex in Alberta Province, to TransAlta's power plants at Sundance and Keephills.
A union official told The Clarksburg (W.V.) Exponent Telegram a coal mine in northern West Virginia has been idled, with 260 workers losing their jobs, apparently because of adverse geological conditions and market issues.
Mississippi Power has signed a settlement agreement for the remaining costs associated with the $7.5 billion Kemper County energy facility with the Mississippi Public Utilities staff, Chevron and federal agencies.
Consol is officially split into companies to mine coal and to drill for oil and natural gas, Kallanish Energy reports. Consol Energy has officially broken from its former parent company CNX Resources Corp.
Wind power capacity in Texas surpassed coal last week to become the second-largest electricity source in the “Lone Star State,” according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which oversees 90% of the state’s power grid.
The European Commission (EC) has opened an ‘in-depth investigation’ into Spain’s support for coal-fired power plants implemented in 2007, which has helped 14 plants with over €440 million ($521 million) granted so far, Kallanish Energy reports.
Independent power producer Dynegy said Monday it has an agreement to sell the 307-acre site of the former Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset, Mass., for an undisclosed price to Commercial Development Company Inc., of St. Louis.