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November 6, 2014

Coal stockpiles at coal-fired power plants smaller than in recent years

September 30, 2014

California’s subhourly wholesale electricity market opens to systems outside its footprint

September 9, 2014

Natural gas, solar, and wind lead power plant capacity additions in first-half 2014

June 24, 2014

Fewer wind curtailments and negative power prices seen in Texas after major grid expansion

June 23, 2014

Texas hits new peak wind output

April 8, 2014

Half of power plant capacity additions in 2013 came from natural gas

February 11, 2014

Many newer power plants have cooling systems that reuse water

April 23, 2013

Future power market shares of coal, natural gas generators depend on relative fuel prices

February 11, 2013

Wind industry installs almost 5,300 MW of capacity in December

December 21, 2012

California’s first greenhouse gas emissions auction sells near minimum price

October 4, 2012

Combined heat and power technology fills an important energy niche

September 17, 2012

Municipal solid waste plants convert garbage to electricity

September 7, 2012

Natural gas demand at power plants was high in summer 2012

September 6, 2012

NRG-GenOn acquisition plan would create the largest independent power producer

July 31, 2012

Projected retirements of coal-fired power plants

July 27, 2012

27 gigawatts of coal-fired capacity to retire over next five years

July 17, 2012

Uprates can increase U.S. nuclear capacity substantially without building new reactors

May 31, 2012

Coal stockpiles above five-year range in first quarter of 2012

March 5, 2012

Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves construction of first nuclear units in 30 years

December 21, 2011

Coal plants without scrubbers account for a majority of U.S. SO2 emissions

December 13, 2011

Most generator retirements over the past decade were older natural gas-fired units

July 18, 2011

Minimal petroleum-fired electric capacity has been added in recent years

July 13, 2011

U.S. wind capacity takes off after 2005

July 8, 2011

Hydropower has a long history in the United States

July 5, 2011

Most electric generating capacity additions in the last decade were natural gas-fired

June 30, 2011

U.S. commercial nuclear capacity comes from reactors built primarily between 1970 and 1990

June 28, 2011

Most coal-fired electric capacity was built before 1980

June 16, 2011

Age of electric power generators varies widely

June 8, 2011

Electric generators' roles vary due to daily and seasonal variation in demand

April 22, 2011

Seasonal maintenance helps keep power online during summer and winter peaks

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