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The ill-fated Petra Nova CCS project: NRG Energy throws in the towel
NRG Energy Inc. just sold its 50 percent stake in the …
October 05, 2022
Suzanne Mattei, David Schlissel
Analysis
A Choice in Upstate New York as NRG Closes Its Huntley Power Plant
On Aug. 28, NRG Energy announced its intention to retire the Huntley …
September 22, 2015
A Choice in Upstate New York as NRG Closes Its Huntley Power Plant
Analysis
Press release: NRG’s troubled Huntley coal-fired power plant in Western …
Report Outlines Options for Community to Adjust for Loss of 70 Jobs, 6 Percent of Local School Financing; Low Natural Gas Prices, Increased Efficiency Among Factors Behind Average $1 Million Annual Loss.
January 28, 2014
Press Release
Carbon Capture and Storage
Topic
Lessons for When the Power Plant in Your Town Closes
NRG Energy’s Huntley plant in Tonawanda, N.Y., closed three months ago because the NRG couldn’t make a profit off selling Huntley power into … where the plant would be economically viable,” an NRG spokesman said when the plant’s closing was announced …
June 29, 2016
Rebecca Newberry
Analysis
IEEFA op-ed: Glenrock’s CO2 capture facility hopes are based on wishful thinking
Glenrock Energy wants to invest in a carbon dioxide (CO2) capture facility at PacifiCorp’s Dave Johnston Unit 4 coal plant in Converse County. The facility would inject CO2 captured from the coal plant into the ground to force more crude oil…
August 26, 2020
Dennis Wamsted, David Schlissel
Analysis
Petra Nova mothballing post-mortem: Closure of Texas carbon capture plant is a warning sign
Closure of Texas Petra Nova carbon capture project shows likely fate of other coal-fired CCS initiatives.
August 03, 2020
Dennis Wamsted, David Schlissel
Report
Opportunity Knocks With Closing of Coal-Fired Power Plant in Upstate New York
… it was built to serve, and the financial drain it placed on NRG, the owner, would be borne for only so long. NRG now says it will close the plant in March.
September 03, 2015
Tom Sanzillo
Analysis
Data Bite: The Shrinking U.S. Coal-Fired Electricity Map; Here’s a Snapshot From Ohio
Where better to get a picture of the coal industry’s rapidly declining share of the electric generation pie in the U.S. than Ohio, a battleground state for energy issues?  
April 04, 2016
Sandy Buchanan, Seth Feaster
Analysis
IEEFA U.S.: Mothballing of Petra Nova carbon capture project shows likely fate of other coal-fired CCS initiatives
August 3, 2020 (IEEFA) — A research brief published today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) concludes that the abrupt recent shutdown of the Petra Nova coal-fired carbon capture plant in Tex
August 03, 2020
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