Tag: coal

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Fleet of US coal power stations coverted to solar and batteries

November 18, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

The sites were aquired by a Texas company called Vista in 2018, and coal burning is being terminated for a variety of reasons including running costs and legal decision over pollution. While ~4GW of capacity is being removed, 300MW solar […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Gas Shortage Forces Power Plants to Switch to Oil, Boosting Demand

October 14, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Soaring natural-gas and coal prices are pressuring power-generation companies and manufacturers to switch to using oil, a trend that could add half a million barrels a day to global demand, the International Energy Agency said Thursday. In its monthly market […]