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Is Your Power Company Fighting in Court Against Safeguards From Mercury and ...
Last week marked the deadline for lawsuits to challenge EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for power plants.
AEP shuts Texas Oklaunion coal plant for planned work
May 14 American Electric Power Co Inc shut its 670-megawatt Oklaunion coal-fired power unit in Texas on Monday for routine maintenance and repairs, the company told the state pollution regulators in a report.
Even in Coal Country, the Fight for an Industry
Across the United States, the industry is under siege, threatened by new regulations from Washington, environmentalists fortified by money from Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor of New York City, and natural gas companies intent on capturing ...
The Backbone of the Electric System: A Legacy of Coal and the Challenge of ...
Utility companies were able to interconnect multiple plants, allowing the most efficient plants to deliver power to a wide area, provide backup power, and further reduce electricity costs. The use of coal for electric generation expanded rapidly to ...
Sky-high Electric Bills Courtesy of Obama EPA's War on Coal
“So much for President Obama's claims to be for an 'all-of-the-above' approach - these regulations are designed specifically to kill coal in American electricity generation, which will significantly raise energy prices on American families. This plan ...
Property-tax fights always result in losers
American Electric Power filed the largest request this year, seeking a reduction on the value of its headquarters building Downtown at 1?Riverside Plaza.
Coal fights to keep crown as power mainstay
The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, whose members include Peabody Energy Corp. in St. Louis and Southern Co. in Atlanta, is trying to reach voters with its campaign to promote coal and warn about the economic impact of the EPA's rules.
Cybersecurity: How US utilities passed up chance to protect their networks
Meanwhile vital industry backing from the American Gas Association and its partners at the electric power and water utility industries that once drove that funding had waned, say those who worked on the project.
16 lithium-battery and smart-meter stocks to watch
Across America utility companies are jumping on the bandwagon because “smart meters are the linchpin of the smart grid - computer-based automation of electricity delivery.” Yes, there is resistance, just as with any major change. Some “fringe groups ...
Gas-to-Liquids Processes for Chemicals and Energy Production
As discussed in this report, though, there are numerous "second-tier" companies that have sizable GTL support operations in engineering, design, plant construction, ancillaries, and related activities.