Department of Energy Invests $39 Million to Improve Existing Coal-Fired Fleet
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected 17 projects to receive approximately $39 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development under funding opportunity announcement Improving Efficiency, Reliability, and Flexibility of Existing Coal-Based Power Plants. Read more here.
Kentucky Coal Association Says Bloomberg Pledge To Close Power Plants Would Be 'Devastating'
The Kentucky Coal Association says former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million pledge to close every coal-fired power plant in the U.S. would “essentially send us back into the Dark Ages.” Read more here.
How the U.S. Is Investing in Advanced Coal Technologies
The U.S. is investing heavily to ensure its future coal-fired power fleet will be cleaner, more efficient, and more flexible, experts said at the 9th International Conference on Clean Coal Technologies in Houston on June 4. Read more here