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Synonyms for coal-fired

fueled by burning coal


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Last year, Ontario closed its last coal-fired power plant.
Despite having an abundance of renewable energy, Australia continues to produce around 75% of its electricity from old, heavily polluting coal-fired power stations.
In addition, coal-fired power plants are also a significant source of carbon dioxide emissions, which is a significant contributor to global warming, which itself poses one of the greatest threats to public health in the long term.
The other project planned to be constructed at Gadani, Balochistan, includes two 660 MW coal-fired power plants.
In 2011, there were 1,387 coal-fired generators in the U.
One of the first major coal industry setbacks came in early 2007, when environmental groups convinced Texas-based utility TXU to reduce the number of planned coal-fired power plants in that state from 11 to three--and now even that trio of proposed plants may be challenged.
RWE Npower claims the 200-job plant in Cambois would have 22% less emissions than the old coal-fired station demolished four years ago.
In November Premier Dalton McGuinty accepted responsibility for his government's ambitious plans to close all coal-fired plants by 2007, blaming it on bad advice from his experts.
Near or at the top of the list of the worst individual offenders is Plant Bowen, an enormous coal-fired electric generating facility that towers above farmers' fields several miles outside of Cartersville, Ga.
These technologies made it possible for investment-shy utilities and the rapidly emerging nonutility generators--which produce power for the wholesale market--to build 500- to 750-megawatt modern, efficient, gas-powered electricity plants (by comparison, a modern coal-fired plant is typically in the 400- to 1,000-megawatt range, although larger units have been built).
A quick example of the latter is that, if a world increasingly concerned about climate change were to decide that over the next three years all incandescent light bulbs would be replaced with the compact fluorescent bulbs--which use less than a third as much electricity--hundreds of coal-fired power plants could be closed.
Trying to smother a coal fire with a thick layer of material such as fly as--chosen simply because it's available in large quantities at low cost from coal-fired power plants and other industries--just doesn't work, says Jones.
ENVIRONMENTAL activists are usually happy when power companies close down coal-fired electric plants in favor of cleaner, more efficient ones.
Columbia started in a block-long building and melted steel using the coal-fired Bessemer process.
com/research/lrwswq/investor) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Investor Insecurities Looming Large over the Financing of New Coal-Fired Power Plants" to their offering.