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…to retire the plant “was based on economics and done in the best interests of our member-owner cooperatives.”1 Another of the top performers is Longview Power, which emerged in August…

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Time running out for Wyoming coal port in wake of bankruptcy ruling

…of the ground lease between the Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC and Lighthouse Resources Inc, effective this Friday, Jan. 8. Lighthouse, owner of the Millennium Facility via a debtor, has sought…

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IEEFA U.S.: Peabody’s $1.42 billion write-down concedes coal mines have little value and dim future
August 6, 2020 Read More →

IEEFA U.S.: Peabody’s $1.42 billion write-down concedes coal mines have little value and dim future

Trouble at biggest mine in Powder River Basin speaks volumes about state of industry

…fleet offline IEEFA update: Renewables surpass coal in U.S. power generation throughout the month of April 2020 IEEFA U.S.: Longview coal plant—one of America’s best and newest—has just gone bankrupt…

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‘Harsh reality’ is that no one’s saved the coal industry

…“increasingly dire state” of the country’s coal industry, according to IEEFA. Longview’s primary asset is the 700-megawatt (MW) Longview Power Plant in Appalachian coal country near the city of Morgantown,…

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April 27, 2020 Read More →

Longview Power bankruptcy is canary in coal mine for industry

NS Energy: The recent bankruptcy filing of Longview Power is an indication of the “increasingly dire state” of the US coal industry, says an energy analyst. The firm’s primary asset…

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April 17, 2020 Read More →

Longview Power, model West Virginia coal plant, files for bankruptcy again

…This is the second time in 10 years that Longview, considered a model project, has filed for bankruptcy. The nine-year-old, 700-megawatt Longview Power Plant was one of the newest, most…

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IEEFA U.S.: Longview coal plant – one of America’s best and newest – has just gone bankrupt
April 16, 2020 Read More →

IEEFA U.S.: Longview coal plant – one of America’s best and newest – has just gone bankrupt

 The failure of a model project in West Virginia signals increasingly dire industry problems

…AMBITIONS OF LONGVIEW AS A COMPANY, EXEMPLIFY some of the central questions around the ongoing transition in the power-generation sector. Longview’s big gamble on coal-fired power just a decade ago…

IEEFA West Virginia: If Power Plant Is So Valuable, Why Is FirstEnergy Seeking to Transfer All the Risk to Ratepayers?
August 28, 2017 Read More →

IEEFA West Virginia: If Power Plant Is So Valuable, Why Is FirstEnergy Seeking to Transfer All the Risk to Ratepayers?

An Eagerness to Sell Masks a Strategy to Leave Customers Holding the Bag

…two new natural gas plants in West Virginia), and Longview Power (owner of the merchant coal-fired Longview power plant). All forecasts are a bet on the future. AE Supply and…

IEEFA Guest Commentary: Cloud Peak Pulls Back From Once-Ambitious Coal-Export Plans

In Reworking of Pacific Rim Contracts, an Acknowledgement of Market Realities

Longview, Washington; Development of two new export-oriented coal mines in the Powder River basin. That plan has unraveled. China’s demand for coal, which once looked limitless, has fallen for three…

U.S. Coal-Export Expansion Loses an Influential Cheerleader
February 19, 2016 Read More →

U.S. Coal-Export Expansion Loses an Influential Cheerleader

That Much-Cited Famous Mackenzie Analysis? Never Mind

…project at Longview in Cowlitz County makes no economic sense. Proponents have responded to our findings by pointing to Wood Mackenzie’s numbers. Now, Wood Mackenzie, whose course reversal we posted…