Texas' Largest Power Generator Speeds Up Coal's Decline With Closure of Two More Plants

Coal's decline in Texas accelerated this week as Luminant announced it would now close three coal-fired power plants in early 2018. That slashes the company's coal generation capacity by 37 percent.The state's largest power generator announced Friday that the Big Brown Plant southeast of Corsicana and Sandow Plant northeast of Austin would close next year. A week ago, Luminant announced it was shutting its Monticello Plant near Mount Pleasant.The three plants have the capacity to power nearly 2.1 million Texas homes.  Continue reading...

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