TVA Closes Its Last Coal-Fired Plant

first_imgTVA Closes Its Last Coal-Fired Plant FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Lauren Bellero for SNL:The Tennessee Valley Authority has taken its Colbert fossil plant off line, marking the end of a 61-year run. The utility removed unit one from service March 23 at the 1,209 MW coal-fired power plant in Colbert County, Ala.Colbert, the last of the utility’s operating coal-fired plants in Alabama, was scheduled to be retired by April 15, the utility said. The Widow’s Creek coal-fired power plant, located in Jackson County, Ala., was taken offline in September 2015, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence data.TVA President and CEO Bill Johnson said during the TVA’s Feb. 3 earnings call that the plant’s closure is part of the retirement of more than 7,000-MW of coal-fired generation. Nuclear power, gas-fired power, renewables and energy efficiency are being used to replace the capacity. The TVA plans to generate more than half of its energy from “non-emitting sources” by 2020.Full article ($): TVA retires last operating unit at Colbert coal plantlast_img read more

Syracuse and N.C. State to play at 12:30 on Nov. 21

first_img Published on November 9, 2015 at 1:38 pm Contact Sam: | @SamBlum3 Syracuse will travel to North Carolina State on Sat., Nov 21. The game is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. and will be televised on the ACC Network.The Orange is in the middle of a six-game losing streak and will play No. 1 Clemson on Saturday in the Carrier Dome. By the time the Orange plays the Wolfpack, Syracuse could be all but eliminated from bowl contention.When the two teams played last year, the Orange gave up a second-half lead and lost 24-17 in the Dome.This will be the seventh game played at 12:30 p.m. or earlier for SU this season. It is also the fourth game scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more