Tag: coal-fired power plants

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

PEI Connect: Shutting a coal plant a day keeps climate change away

October 28, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

PEi Connect provides a brief look at what got our attention during the week (21-28 Oct), and first up we consider a report released by TransitionZero stating that the world needs to shut around one coal unit per day, from […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

FirstEnergy’s Carbon-Reduction Pledge Lacks Clear Path to Cutting Coal Use

November 11, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Ohio-based utility FirstEnergy is following the example of an increasing number of U.S. utilities in promising to reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2050. But its reliance on its own coal-fired power plants in a region with relatively low […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Washington utilities need better carbon cost estimates in IRPs, regulator says

May 9, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The utilities that serve Washington State have been moving away from coal-fired power, but going forward the UTC wants the utilities to step up those efforts. And it wants them to improve consideration of carbon costs in their estimates of […]