Coal

  • TECO Energy Inc. (NYSE:TE) today announced that on April 17, 2015, it entered into a fourth amendment of its agreement with Cambrian Coal Corp., a member of the Booth Energy group, to modify the terms of the Securities Purchase Agreement (SPA) dated as of Oct. 17, 2014, related to the sale of TECO Coal. This fourth amendment extends the closing date to June 5, …
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, or BHEL, has commissioned the 4x600MW OP Jindal Super Thermal Power Project, or STPP, Extension in Chhattisgarh.
  • Perhaps the most dramatic example of how the steep drop in coal severance taxes is affecting southern West Virginia can be seen right here in the Nicholas County seat.
  • Dominion Virginia Power will close all of the ash ponds at its Virginia stations, including one in Chesapeake.
  • Murray Energy Corporation ("Murray Energy") and Foresight Reserves, LP ("Foresight Reserves") are pleased to announce that they have completed the transaction whereby Murray Energy has acquired a significant economic interest in Foresight Energy GP LLC ("FEGP") and Foresight Energy LP (NYSE: FELP, together with FEGP, "Foresight Energy"). 
  • Compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's new rules governing the handling and disposal of coal ash is bearing down on Owensboro Municipal Utilities even faster than expected and will no doubt cost the utility millions of dollars every year when a compliance plan is in place.
  • John E. "Jack" Caffrey, one of the coalfield's most dynamic leaders who made a difference in southern West Virginia both during and after his tenure as chief engineer for U.S. Steel Mining in Gary, died early Tuesday morning at the age of 90.
  • Seven local, regional and national groups filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Office of Surface Mining for failing to intervene on West Virginia's lax oversight of mountaintop removal and other destructive surface coal mining.
  • When more than a dozen elected officials copy, and then pass off as their own, a coal industry letter warning the feds to tread lightly on publicly owned fossil fuels, is that carbon copying?
  • Three years after FirstEnergy Corp. announced its demise, the coal-fired power plant in Ashtabula Township will officially go dark today.
  • With its smoke stacks rising up from the shores of Lake Sinclair, Plant Harllee Branch was once the shining star of Georgia Power's electricity industry.
  • If Duke Energy pleads guilty to federal criminal violations of the Clean Water Act, will the lights go out at Ft. Bragg, N.C.?
  • From a poem and a song about pollution to a mock funeral, opponents of a proposed coal ash storage site in Lee County came out in force to voice their disapproval.
  • On Tuesday, Mississippi Power Company President and CEO Ed Holland sat down with The Meridian Star editorial board to talk about Plant Ratcliffe, a massive coal gasification power plant located in Kemper County.
  • The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG), and international wear solutions supplier Magotteaux have formed a strategic alliance to enable B&W PGG to market Magotteaux’s advanced coal pulverizer grinding media and Metal Matrix Composites Vertical Roller Mills (VRM) parts to its U.S. and international customers and to investigate other strategic growth projects.
  • Essar Power Ltd will soon re-start construction work on its Rs.10,000 crore Tori power project in Jharkhand, using coal from the Tokisud coal mine allocated in the recent auctions.
  • The Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, has decided to demolish the retired John Sevier Fossil Plant in Rogersville and return the site to brownfield conditions.
  • Reliance Power Limited has commissioned the sixth and last 660MW unit of the 3,960MW Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project, or UMPP.
  • Louisville Gas and Electric Company, or LG&E, and Kentucky Utilities Company, or KU, have announced the retirement of Cane Run Unit 6.
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    Utility2Utility: American Electric Power
    Mar 03, 2015 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    American Electric Power (AEP) is one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S. It serves more than 5.3 million customers in 11 states. It also owns nearly 38,000 MW of generating capacity and owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a more than 40,000-mile network that includes more 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.