• Tri-State seeks 'emergency' court ruling related to endangered Nucla coal plant

    Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association on July 31 filed an "emergency" motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit requesting court action by Sept. 1 to suspend one of the compliance obligations of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Tri-State’s 110-MW Nucla coal plant.

  • NRG Energy not looking to go pure green yet

    NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) President and CEO David Crane is not yet looking to split the conventional generation and “green” energy sectors of the major independent power producer. Crane made his comments during an Aug. 4 earnings conference call. The CEO was responding to a financial analyst question.

  • Northern States Power works on resource plan approval in Minnesota

    In January, Northern States Power-Minnesota filed a resource plan with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, proposing to achieve a 40% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 from 2005 levels through the addition of renewables, continued commitment to critical infrastructure protection annual achievements and the continued operation of some existing thermal generation.

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