WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators should give utilities upgrading their plants at least four years to meet restrictions on power-plant pollution, Dominion Resources Inc. Chief Executive Officer Thomas F. Farrell said. “The compressed three-year time […]
Possible rolling blackouts in Texas are just one of the offshoots of several U.S. Environmental Protection Agency air emissions regulations that will force the permanent shutdown or temporary idling of numerous coal-fired plants, said the National Mining Association.
ATLANTA – The outlook for reliability of the bulk power system this winter appears good, reports the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) annual Winter Reliability Assessment released today. “Based on projected generation and demand and […]
Consumers Energy has revealed plans for $400 million in air emissions control spending over the next year for its coal-fired plants, according to Patricia Richards, a senior consultant for La Capra Associates.
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has ordered BNSF Railway Co. and a Union Pacific Corp. unit to pay reparations to Arizona Electric Power Cooperative Inc. over the issue of whether the railroads were charging unreasonable rates for moving coal to the Apache power plant. […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued the first-ever Texas Greenhouse Gas (GHG) permit, which went to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) for a repowering project at the Thomas C. Ferguson plant. […]