Coal Plant

J-POWER USA Starts Work to Convert Retired Coal Facility Into new Solar and Storage Facilities

J-POWER USA Development Co., Ltd. (“J-POWER USA“) and funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group, LLC (“Fortress”) have agreed to jointly pursue development of Birchwood Solar, a 50 MWac solar plant and Birchwood Storage, a 190 MWac, energy storage facility. These projects would convert Birchwood Power, a coal plant which has been in operation since November, 1996 […]

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Coal Plant Closures Imminent as Renewable Energy Surges in Australia: IEEFA

Several coal power plants in the National Electricity Market likely to be financially unviable by 2025 (IEEFA Australia): Several of the 16 coal power plants in the National Electricity Market (NEM) will be financially unviable and at least one is likely to face closure several years sooner than planned due to coal plants’ poor flexibility […]

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