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generators

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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