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Tahoe utility divests of coal power

Liberty Utiltiies, which serves the Lake Tahoe Basin, has announced an agreement to eliminate power from a coal-fired power plant in Nevada from its portfolio. Solar power will replace it, and at lower cost. Continue reading

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A Colorado coal town and EPA jitters

About 40 years ago, the town of Craig, located in northwestern Colorado, hitched its wagon to coal. Now, it’s jittery about exactly what that might mean. Continue reading

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The end of cheap easy coal?

While it has often been said the United States has 200 years of coal, the easily recovered coal is about gone — with huge implications for the power grid. Continue reading

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