New FERC chairman seeks 30-day delay on DOE plan

December 11, 2017 0

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, Tidewater Midstream sign LOI to build gas line

December 7, 2017 0

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. 


Coal mine idled in West Virginia, 260 off job

December 6, 2017 0

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.


Wind power capacity passes coal in Texas

November 29, 2017 0

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.


Dynegy reaches deal to sell Brayton Point site

November 22, 2017 0

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.


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