Texas coal fired energy under threat: report

AN AGING fleet of coal plants built between 1971 and 1989 in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas region of the US face pricing competition from cheaper natural gas, as well as renewable energy – particularly wind and solar, according to a report by Electric Power Engineers.

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This is being compounded with environmental regulations, desire for less exposure to fuel cost volatility, as well as general current trends of clean energy initiatives, the report states.

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