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Tag: "coal plants"

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You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.

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Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

It’s not just old coal power plants that are being closed down. In Italy, the US, and the Netherlands, coal plants that are barely teenagers are being targeted for closure.

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US plan to defibrillate failing coal plants is part of a global trend

US plan to defibrillate failing coal plants is part of a global trend

Rick Perry’s plan to require increased payments to some coal plants is part of a global trend as the coal lobby desperately tries to rescue failing coal plants.

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What will incumbents do next? "I expect them to go broke"

What will incumbents do next? “I expect them to go broke”

Garth Heron, who is now the head of Wind Power Development at Neon Australia, shares his blunt assessment of what incumbents will do next in their war against renewables in Adelaide.

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U.S. wind, solar prices on downward slope, even without tax credits

U.S. wind, solar prices on downward slope, even without tax credits

By the early 2020s, unsubsidized wind and solar prices will beat the Variable Costs of Operating Coal and Natural Gas Plants

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Global coal plant pipeline slashed in past year

Global coal plant pipeline slashed in past year

The amount of coal power capacity in the developmental pipeline has declined by 14% since the beginning of 2016.

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How to close down brown coal generators: Hit them with bigger levies

How to close down brown coal generators: Hit them with bigger levies

We all know we need to shut down our brown coal power stations, especially the really old ones, as soon as possible…But how?

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"There go the coal plants": Philippines energy at a crossroad

“There go the coal plants”: Philippines energy at a crossroad

Appointment of environmental campaigner as head of energy policy in Philippines signals major shift away from coal and towards 100% renewable energy.

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Drought hits Indian coal plants and expansion plans

Drought hits Indian coal plants and expansion plans

Despite the Indian Government’s determination to double or even triple domestic coal production, a new report warning the crisis could get far, far worse.

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Big Coal’s annus horribilis

Big Coal’s annus horribilis

Big Coal wanted a stream of exuberant articles selling the story line that coal is clean, cheap and desirable. 2013 delivered the opposite.