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Two Coal Plants Could Close Despite Opposition From Trump

OilPrice.com Tuesday, 12 February 2019 ()
Despite opposition from U.S. President Donald Trump to closure of coal-fired power plants, the Tennessee Valley Authority is proposing to retire two coal plants by 2023, due to flat power demand challenging the coal plants’ profitability. According to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) assessment, reported by Chattanooga Times Free Press, the Bull Run Fossil Plant in Oak Ridge and the Unit 3 generator at the Paradise Fossil Plant (PAF) in Kentucky should shut down. “Assets that have relatively high projected future maintenance…
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