Coal plant delays — recent stories

January 30, 2008

Evonik delays coal plant plan

Reuters – 4 minutes ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s Evonik group will delay a planned hard coal fired power station as building prices have risen and the EU’s new carbon
Duke wins permit for Cliffside,must retire old plant: NC officials
Trading Markets (press release), CA – 13 minutes ago
While Ruff said the Cliffside project is “very likely the last coal plant you’ll see coming from Duke” in the Carolinas, Overcash said the carbon provisions
Duke fires up coal plant plans
Asheville Citizen-Times, NC – 2 hours ago
The plant drew strong opposition from environmental groups statewide. Last week, candidates for governor Beverly Perdue and Richard Moore called for a delay
Is capturing and extracting carbon dioxide the key to solving our
Helium, MA – 3 hours ago
Mankind has been changing that equilibrium to a higher concentration of CO2 since mankind started burning fossil fuels, first coal, then oil,

‘Clean’ power plant might be trashed
Columbus Dispatch, OH – 5 hours ago
By Spencer Hunt An artist’s rendering depicts the proposed FutureGen “clean” coal-fired power plant, which is planned to be built in Illinois.

Photo of coal plant (unrelated to these stories) by Arnold Paul, Wikimedia Commons.