Energy & Fuel

"Coal Power Shows Zero Growth in 2014, Report Shows"

"Natural gas and solar are the winners so far in 2014 in the race to move electric power generation away from coal, a new U.S. Energy Information Administration report shows. As utilities across the U.S. have added new electric power generating capacity, most of that added capacity has come from natural gas and solar. No new coal power-generating capacity has been added yet in 2014, though two small plants are expected to open this year in North Dakota and Mississippi."

Source: Climate Central, 09/17/2014

"EPA OKs Aquifer Exemption for Linc's Coal Gasification Test Project"

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved an aquifer exemption for a coal gasification pilot project in Campbell County [Wyoming] this week, drawing criticism from landowners worried that the facility could contaminate a potential source of drinking water."

Source: Casper Star-Tribune, 09/15/2014

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Energy & Fuel