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Industrial Info Resources

November 18, 2014 06:00 ET

North American Coal-Fired Plants to Remain Significant Sources of Power, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) (Washington D.C.) announced that as much as 60 gigawatts (GW) of coal-derived power will be retired by 2020. Although coal-fired power generation will drop between 25% and 30% by 2030, according to estimates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), coal will continue to provide a significant amount of electricity for North American homes and businesses well into the future. Industrial Info is tracking 321 active coal-fired power plant capital projects, worth more than $24 billion in North America.

Within this article: Overview of coal-fired power generation's future in North America.

Other companies featured: NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG)

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