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Industrial Info Resources

March 01, 2012 06:40 ET

New Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures Announced, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- This week has brought new announcements regarding utilities' plans to take aging coal-fired power plants offline, as low natural gas prices and increased legislation regarding emissions continue forcing generators to make decisions about the futures of the their coal-fired fleets. This week's announcements regarding closures came from GenOn Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GEN) (Houston, Texas) and Midwest Generation LLC (Chicago, Illinois), which is a subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE:EIX) (Rosemead, California).

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