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EIA Increases Short-Term Coal Retirement Prediction by 50%

February 20, 2014 by Katherine Tweed
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Short-Term Coal Retirement

Coal retirements are happening, and fast, according to new data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s 2014 Annual Energy Outlook reference case. EIA’s latest prediction that about 60 gigawatts of coal will retire by 2016 is up from about 40 gigawatts that it predicted just last year.[read more]

Early Retirement of US Nuclear Plants Is a Step Backward

July 9, 2013 by Geoffrey Styles
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Last month Southern California Edison announced that the utility’s San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), consisting of half of California's nuclear generating capacity, will close permanently.[read more]