Posts Tagged ‘retire’

Southwestern Missouri utility seeks to retire coal plant early as it adds wind generation

The Empire District Electric Company, based in southwest Missouri, announced plans to retire its coal-fired Asbury Power Plant more than a decade ahead of schedule, in favor of cheaper wind power. Other utilities may pursue similar actions, depending on how the state Public Service Commission allows Empire to proceed. View full post on Wind Power […]

Big Victory in Minnesota will Retire Coal, Ramp up Wind and Solar

Only one day after Sierra Club Minnesota and numerous partner organizations delivered more than 11,000 public comments to the state public utilities commission calling for less coal and more clean energy, Xcel Energy announced that it will retire two coal units and accelerate its investments in solar and wind power, retiring 1,200 megawatts of coal […]

UPDATE 2-Enbridge CEO to retire, insider named as successor

Enbridge Inc , which wants to build the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline to haul Canadian oil sands crude to the Pacific Coast, said on Monday that the project’s leading proponent, Chief Executive Pat Daniel, will retire this year. View full post on Wind Power News