coal-fired coal-fired

Definition(s):

  • (adj) fueled by burning coal

News

  1. Allete to reduce emissions at Minnesota coal-fired power plant

    Minnesota utility regulators approved Minnesota Power's $350 plan to retrofit the 585-megawatt Unit 4 at the Boswell coal-fired power plant to reduce mercury emissions to comply with stricter federal environmental regulations.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. Toyota might not sell an EV in Europe, citing coal-fired electricity as a major concern

    Toyota, despite its forward facing attitude around hybrids and plug-in hybrids might not offer an all-electric car in Europe because it fears coal-fired powerplants simply shift emissions from the tailpipe to the powerplant, perpetuating the problem.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  3. NV Energy Begins Process to Exit Coal-Fired Electricity Business, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources -- NV Energy Incorporated is getting out of the coal-fired electricity business. The company, whose utility subsidiaries include Nevada Power Company ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The thing that I think is most important is to block coal-fired power plants," Hansen told the luncheon. "I'm not yet at the point of chaining myself but we somehow have to draw attention to this."
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: James Hansen Source: FOXNews

  2. "A responsible, clear phase-out of the electricity sector's inefficient coal-fired generation will allow ample time for the implementation of cleaner generation technologies. This will create new jobs in the clean-energy sector, while helping Canada...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Jim Prentice Source: UPI.com

  3. "I can't understand why there aren't rings of young people blocking bulldozers," Mr. Gore said, "and preventing them from constructing coal-fired power plants."
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: New York Times

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