AEP Will Shutter Nearly Half its Giant Coal Power Fleet—5.6 GW—by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 16:43:19 +0000

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American Electric Power (AEP) will shut down or refuel 5.6 GW of its 2020 coal-fired power fleet by 2030 to comply with environmental rules—including recent revisions governing federal coal ash and effluent limitations—and rebalance its portfolio in a bid to meet ambitious climate goals.  The move is bold for the Columbus, Ohio-based generating giant, which […]

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AEP Will Shutter Nearly Half its Giant Coal Power Fleet—5.6 GW—by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 16:43:19 +0000

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American Electric Power (AEP) will shut down or refuel 5.6 GW of its 2020 coal-fired power fleet by 2030 to comply with environmental rules—including recent revisions governing federal coal ash and effluent limitations—and rebalance its portfolio in a bid to meet ambitious climate goals.  The move is bold for the Columbus, Ohio-based generating giant, which […]

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Clean Energy Tech Company Offers Customers Renewable Options

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 17:46:45 +0000

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There is a growing trend toward clean energy around the world. A number of high-profile companies, including Google, Apple, Walmart, and more than 260 others, have set 100% renewable electricity goals, and power companies, too, have joined in the movement, with many targeting net-zero emissions in coming decades. However, most consumers have found it more […]

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How Biden’s Presidency Could (Further) Transform the Power Sector

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 21:15:29 +0000

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Joe Biden on Nov. 7 clinched the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency, barring Donald Trump’s prospects for a second-term. Almost immediately, reactions from various parts of the power sector streamed in, highlighting possibilities and pitfalls of Biden’s wide-ranging energy and environment agenda.  Energy, and its implications on the environment, figured prominently as […]

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Renewables Group Lambasts Labor Department’s ‘Anti-ESG’ Rule

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 14:15:13 +0000

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A pan-renewables organization has chastised the Department of Labor (DOL) for fast-tracking a new rule it has said is a “transparent attempt to slow the growth” of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing.  According to the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)—a group that represents a wide range of renewables stakeholders including some of the […]

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Renewables Group Lambasts Labor Department’s ‘Anti-ESG’ Rule

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 14:15:13 +0000

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A pan-renewables organization has chastised the Department of Labor (DOL) for fast-tracking a new rule it has said is a “transparent attempt to slow the growth” of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing.  According to the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)—a group that represents a wide range of renewables stakeholders including some of the […]

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Thermal Coal—Now and Next

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:33:35 +0000

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Joe Mease and Bryan Benoit, Grant Thornton LLP After serving as a primary source of electrical power generation for the last half-century, bankruptcies throughout the American coal mining industry in 2020 serve as the proverbial canary in the mine for the once dominant black nuggets found across the U.S. from the Appalachians to the Powder River Basin. […]

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Thermal Coal—Now and Next

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:33:35 +0000

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Joe Mease and Bryan Benoit, Grant Thornton LLP After serving as a primary source of electrical power generation for the last half-century, bankruptcies throughout the American coal mining industry in 2020 serve as the proverbial canary in the mine for the once dominant black nuggets found across the U.S. from the Appalachians to the Powder River Basin. […]

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Understanding California’s Rolling Blackout Problem

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 05:07:00 +0000

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In mid-August, the western U.S. experienced some of the most extreme heat it has encountered in recorded history. Temperatures in some locations were up to 20F above normal. During the hot spell, California

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Understanding California’s Rolling Blackout Problem

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 05:07:00 +0000

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transmission-distribution-power-line

In mid-August, the western U.S. experienced some of the most extreme heat it has encountered in recorded history. Temperatures in some locations were up to 20F above normal. During the hot spell, California

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