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September 14, 2018

America’s oldest operating nuclear power plant to retire on Monday

July 2, 2018

Coal plant retirements and high summer electricity demand lower Texas reserve margin

March 30, 2018

EIA projects that U.S. coal demand will remain flat for several decades

January 9, 2018

Almost all power plants that retired in the past decade were powered by fossil fuels

June 13, 2017

Three Mile Island is the latest nuclear power plant to announce retirement plans

February 1, 2017

Indian Point, closest nuclear plant to New York City, set to retire by 2021

January 30, 2017

Natural gas-fired generating capacity likely to increase over next two years

January 11, 2017

Wholesale power prices in 2016 fell, reflecting lower natural gas prices

October 31, 2016

Fort Calhoun becomes fifth U.S. nuclear plant to retire in past five years

March 8, 2016

Coal made up more than 80% of retired electricity generating capacity in 2015

December 15, 2015

New database provides monthly inventory and status of U.S. electric generating plants

June 5, 2015

Proposed Clean Power Plan would accelerate renewable additions and coal plant retirements

March 10, 2015

Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind and natural gas; retirements mostly coal

February 2, 2015

New England generation fuel mix changes likely as Vermont Yankee nuclear plant retires

August 13, 2014

Steam coal imports remain down sharply from historic high in 2007

March 20, 2014

Planned coal-fired power plant retirements continue to increase

February 14, 2014

AEO2014 projects more coal-fired power plant retirements by 2016 than have been scheduled

September 6, 2013

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant closure in 2014 will challenge New England energy markets

July 2, 2013

Lower power prices and high repair costs drive nuclear retirements

July 27, 2012

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

December 13, 2011

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

May 26, 2011

Coal likely to remain most prevalent fuel for electricity generation

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