The Power Plant Management Summit comes at a pivotal time for US utilities as they deal with a shifting fuel supply portfolio that will be shedding coal-fired capacity at a rate the industry has never experienced.
Twin regulatory and commodity price pressures appear poised to knock coal from it’s historical place as the number one power generation source in the country. Historically low natural gas prices and strict environmental regulations on new coal plants are battering coal-fired power’s economics and reputation.
However, utilities are cautious about over committing to natural gas, which has traditionally been characterized by significant price volatility over the past several decades. Work through these issues with peers and experts at the Power Plant Management Summit.Read more