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

National Team of B&H in Mini Football in the Semi-Finals of Euro

first_imgNational team of B&H n Mini football qualified for the semi-finals of the European Championship that is being held in Croatia.After they defeated the national team of Spain on penalties, BH national players defeated today in Zagreb the selection of Poland.Although they were losing during the most of the match, thans to the goals of Marko Vujica and Josip Kupreskic, B&H came to equalizing and penalties.As well as against Spain, B&H was better in penalties against Poland (4:2).Today, B&H played the semi-final meeting against Croatia at 4.00 p.m.(Source: klix.ba)last_img read more