SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

April 20, 2011 06:20 ET

EPA Draft Rules, Low Gas Prices Slow New U.S. Power Development, a "Navigating the Currents of Change" Webcast on

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Development of new coal-fired electric generation capacity has slowed to a virtual standstill because of draft regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C.) and low natural gas prices, according to Brock Ramey, IIR's research manager for North American Power. In an exclusive "Navigating the Currents of Change" interview, Ramey said the current dilemma at Coleto Creek Unit 2 typified the challenges facing grassroot coal-fired power developers.

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