User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Coal
Last updated: Oct 18 2017 01:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Costly power plan no longer threatens Colorado’s economy 17.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Scott Pruitt's decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan spares Colorado from the effects of a weakened power grid, higher power prices and lost jobs.
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Xcel Energy files to increase customer bills by 2 percent to fund its on-going development 4.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy filed a proposal with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission Tuesday to increase Colorado customer bills by 2 percent annually through 2021 to support the utility's ongoing developments. 
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposes sweeping new moves to support coal and nuclear plants 30.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Energy Secretary Rick Perry took sweeping steps on Friday to buttress a pair of financially-strapped nuclear plants under construction and redefine how coal and nuclear plants are compensated for the electricity that they provide.
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Coal. Guns. Freedom? 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How the Trump administration has seized mythologies around coal.
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Can coal remain the bedrock of Wyoming’s economy? 18.9.2017 Current Issue
As companies experiment with “clean coal,” cheaper and cleaner fuels are taking over.
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Trump administration erodes environmental protections 11.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The courts have slowed some rollbacks but many have moved ahead.
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Xcel’s coal-reduction plan sounds promising, but questions remain 7.9.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Xcel Energy’s plan to close two aging coal-fired units and add more wind and solar generation is a promising opportunity, but the Colorado PUC is right to raise questions.
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Coal’s future as a power source in Colorado flickering 3.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy is making an economic argument for shuttering two of its coal-burning units in Pueblo a decade ahead of schedule, saying the move would meet customer demand for cleaner energy, significantly reduce air emissions, and lower electricity costs for ratepayers.
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Arizona coal plant's electric train rolling toward uncertain future 1.9.2017 azcentral.com | business
The 78 miles of track may be the only asset that survives a complex negotiation over the future of the power plant and the mine that supplies ...
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Colorado’s biggest methane emitter may get a discount 31.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In exchange, the state asks a coal mine to trap its gas—but the BLM won’t require it.
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Energy Department study contorts to save coal and nuclear 31.8.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
In evaluating the ongoing transformation of the nation’s electricity grid, the U.S. Department of Energy got the analysis right and the conclusions wrong.
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Survey: U.S. companies added a strong 237,000 jobs in August 31.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
U.S. businesses added a healthy 237,000 jobs in August with broad gains across several industries including construction, manufacturing and leisure and hospitality, according to a private survey.
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Colorado gas commission hearings on Broomfield spacing applications will be moved from Durango to Denver 30.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Broomfield residents won't have to travel to Durango in September for Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission hearings.
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Xcel Energy plans to retire two coal-fired plants in Pueblo, increase renewables 30.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy plans to retire two aging coal plants in Pueblo next decade and replace the power with generation from renewable and natural gas resources.
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U.S. lays groundwork for saving coal plants with grid report 25.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Energy Department, in a long-anticipated report on the security of the U.S. electric grid, makes the case for rescuing the nation's coal industry from widespread plant shutdowns, but stops short of an assault on renewable power that environmentalists had feared.
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Coal CEO expected Trump help, but administration said no 22.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him.
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When solar eclipses coal 21.8.2017 Current Issue
A solar eclipse comes to the West as solar energy surges past coal.
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EPA moves to rewrite limits for coal power plant wastewater 15.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency says it plans to scrap an Obama-era measure limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants.
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Concerns over the proposed expansion of Colorado coal mines (4 letters) 13.8.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The editorial board’s false alarm that coal plants will “starve” unless two Colorado mines expand into “pristine" forest deeply misunderstands the coal market, Economics 101, and climate change.
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Interior Department scraps Obama-era rule on coal royalties 8.8.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
The Interior Department on Monday scrapped an Obama-era rule on coal royalties that mining companies had criticized as burdensome and costly.
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