Posts Tagged ‘coalfired’

A future without coal-fired power stations is inevitable

One of the four giant units at Victoria's ageing Loy Yang A power station broke down on Tuesday night at 11.05, taking out 230 megawatts, and then at 1.10 on Wednesday morning after being partially restarted, taking out what by then was 161 megawatts. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has mounted a defence of coal-powered electricity, […]

PSE’s coal-fired power plants in Montana in question

The state’s utilities regulator has asked Puget Sound Energy to reconsider the way it looks at the economics of its aging Colstrip coal-fired power plants in Montana, which provide 17 percent of the utility’s electricity. View full post on Wind Power News

SSE to close two coal-fired power stations

Units at Ferrybridge and Uskmouth to close as power supplier invests in new wind farms and other forms of generation Growing concerns about a future power generating capacity crunch were highlighted on Friday when SSE unveiled plans to close two coal-fired power stations, one of them the huge Ferrybridge complex in West Yorkshire. The move […]