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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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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