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NV Energy Puts Off Coal Plant, Looks to Renewables, Natural

Nevada's NV Energy is the latest in a growing number of utilities putting off plans to build coal-fired plants and instead looking to natural gas and renewable resources to meet demand. Uncertainty over regulatory approvals, carbon emissions and environmental regulations, and the relative costs and security of alternative fuel sources is being compounded by the financial crisis and recession.Read More