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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.
Electricity marketers pitch alternatives to AEP's rates
Electricity competition has made its big, and sometimes dizzying, debut in central Ohio, raising questions for consumers about how to choose among the options.
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 ...
Power providers in nasty faceoff
A fight between two giant electric companies can be reduced to a television image of a man in a suit who steals lemonade from a child.
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 ...
Small businesses can score big with Pan Am Games
... about how to score big. The founder and chief executive officer of TBD Telecom by Design Inc., a small Toronto-based telecommunications firm, is hoping to earn a juicy contract or two from the sporting event, where there will be 36 sports, drawing ...
Hewlett-Packard Said to Consider Cutting Up to 25000 Jobs
Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest maker of personal computers and printers, is working with management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. to draw up the job-cuts plan. Whitman, former CEO of EBay Inc., said in March that she'll combine the PC and ...
Gulf Energy of Kenya to Build 80-Megawatt Power Plant
Gulf Energy Ltd., a Kenyan gas-station operator and fuel importer, plans to build an 80-megawatt power plant fed by heavy fuel oil from July as electricity use grows at about 14 percent a year in East Africa's largest economy. The site in Athi River ...
Coal fights to keep crown as power mainstay
From NASCAR and YouTube to campaign donations and Washington lobbyists, coal supporters are embracing an all-of-the-above strategy to defend the industry against what they consider regulatory overreach in Washington.