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GLEN LYN, Va. — The reality of snuffing out several antiquated coal-fired power plants moved a step closer to reality on Thursday with American Electric Power issuing formal notification of the plan to retire 4,600 megawatts of power to comply with Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

“We continue to have serious concerns about the potential impact these plant retirements — and retirements of generation announced by other utilities — will have on the reliability of the electricity grid,” Nicholas K. Akins, AEP president and chief executive officer was quoted in an AEP press release as stating. “Our retiring units were required to run to meet peak demand last summer and little new generation is scheduled to come on line prior to the retirement dates to replace the lost generating capacity.”

AEP needed to retire more than 4,600 megawatts of coal-fired power to comply with EPA regulations. In addition, AEP was required to announce the plant retirements before PJM Interconnection’s auction in May that will set electric generation capacity prices from June 2015 through May 2016.

AEP’s Glen Lyn plant is among a group of several power plants scheduled to be retired on June 1, 2015, but AEP will start retiring coal-fired plants as early as Dec. 31, when it retires the Conesville 3, plant in Conesville, Ohio. AEP has already retired the 450-megawatt Sporn Plant in February.

AEP notifies organizations about plans to retire power plants » Local News » Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV.


The headquarters of the United States Environm...

Environmentalists would have everyone believe that oil, gas, and coal—all fossil fuels—are at the base of much of the world’s ills. Nuclear is no better. They even oppose hydropower, wind energy, and commercial solar. Yet, they claim the high ground and position themselves as the moral authority. What would the world look like if they were setting truly setting energy policy rather than merely influencing it?

An in-depth study of environmental groups’ energy-related goals as posted on their websites’ shows that there is not an energy project they like. In short, they want to “kill,” “block,” and “deny.” The only thing they want to expand is moratoriums.

If environmentalists are in charge, expect these changes to American life:

via Big Green Wants a Repeal of Industrial Revolution – Marita Noon – Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary – Page 1.

Hillary Clinton Announcing Climate Change Initiative — After Big Donor Deserts Obama Over Climate Change | CNSNews.com

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President Obama has lost the financial support of San Francisco philanthropist Susie Tompkins Buell, one of the Democratic Party’s most generous benefactors, who says the president has “not been vocal enough” on climate change, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Thursday.

via Hillary Clinton Announcing Climate Change Initiative — After Big Donor Deserts Obama Over Climate Change | CNSNews.com.


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