Tag Archives: Coal-fired Generation

Can Carbon Capture and Storage Do for Coal What President Trump Can’t?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor A key promise of Trump’s presidential campaign was revitalization of the coal industry to maintain coal-related jobs in the U.S. But as we pointed out in our Energy Insider article  “The Election Is … Continue reading

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Can Wyoming Reinvigorate the Coal Industry?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Texas and Wyoming are perhaps the two states most associated with fossil fuels production – Texas with its oil and natural gas, and Wyoming with its coal. Concerns about global warming, evolution of … Continue reading

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Will This Generation of Utility Employees See the Last Coal Unit Close?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator The City of Fort Collins Utilities, a municipal utility in northern Colorado, has a conundrum. Through its partial ownership of Platte River Power Authority (PRPA), Fort Collins Utilities gets about 75% of … Continue reading

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The Future for Utilities: More Efficiency and Less Fossil Fuels

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Enerdynamics recently released an update of its Electricity Flow infographic (click on infographic to enlarge): This graphic is based on data from the Energy Information Administration and shows the input fuels, conversion losses, … Continue reading

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