More aging Tennessee Valley Authority coal plants may be shuttered

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King Coal may soon be dethroned as the Tennessee Valley Authority’s primary source of power.

 

After stoking most of its power plants with coal for more than a half-century, TVA appears ready to shut down many of its oldest and least-efficient coal plants in the face of stricter environmental rules and less demand for energy. The federal utility has shut down a half-dozen units in the past two years and is studying options to shutter at least a dozen more.

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