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  • Tricky Business: Taking Down Old Coal Plants

    With the advance of natural gas, increasing regulatory challenges, and anti-coal politics, U.S. coal-fired power plants are facing unprecedented retirements. A key question is what to do with them ...

  • TVA - How a Coal Plant Works

    Our Power System; Coal; How a Coal Plant Works. Coal-fired plants produce electricity by burning coal in a boiler to produce steam. The steam produced, under tremendous pressure, flows into a turbine, which spins a generator to create electricity. The steam is then cooled, condensed back into water and returned to the boiler to start the ...

  • Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants ...

    Jan 26, 2019 · Germany, one of the world's biggest consumers of coal, will shut down all 84 of its coal-fired power plants over the next 19 years to meet its international commitments in the fight against ...