Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. fueled by burning coal

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Generation at coal-fired plants rose 4.2% to 53.53 billion KWh, while the government had set a target of expanding generation by 8%.

    India Electricity Output Misses Target

  • Republicans will also take aim at EPA plans to regulate the waste generated by coal-fired power plants.

    Congress Targets Spending

  • TG: Do you think the recent decision in the trial of activists who sought to shut down a coal-fired power plan, where the judge spared them from jail sentences stating that they were acting "with the highest possible motives," marks a sign of shifting opinion vis-à-vis direct action to avert climate change?

    Tina Gerhardt: Activist Faces 10 Years in Prison After Trying to Save Public Lands From Oil and Gas Companies

  • TG: Do you think the recent decision in the trial of activists who sought to shut down a coal-fired power plan, where the judge spared them from jail sentences stating that they were acting "with the highest possible motives," marks a sign of shifting opinion vis-Ã-vis direct action to avert climate change?

    Tina Gerhardt: Activist Faces 10 Years in Prison After Trying to Save Public Lands From Oil and Gas Companies

  • Beard is currently in the midst of drafting legislation that would overturn Minnesota's moratorium on coal-fired power plants, an effort that he backs due to his religious belief that God will provide limitless resources while ensuring that humans don't destroy the planet trying to get them.

    GOP Lawmaker: God Will Provide Unlimited Natural Resources

  • The "Clean Air Clean Jobs Act" that I signed in 2010 establishes a process for converting aging inefficient coal-fired power plants to cleaner burning natural gas.

    Bill Ritter: Natural Gas and America's Clean Energy Future

  • Despite the licensing, environmental campaigners promised to continue to press their case that emissions from the coal-fired plant will harm the health of local residents and threaten endangered animal species, while doing little for local job creation.

    Chile Approves Power Plant

  • SANTIAGO—Brazilian mining billionaire Eike Batista has won an environmental license to build a $4.4 billion coal-fired power plant in northern Chile, rescuing a project that at one stage seemed to be destined for the scrap heap.

    Chile Approves Power Plant

  • During Daley's conference, Moore was holding hearings on his own efforts to limit pollution from coal-fired power plants.

    Daley Takes A Last Shot At Gun Control

  • Castilla will be built over 15 years, eventually reaching six 350-megawatt coal-fired units and two 127-megawatt backup diesel-powered units, for a total installed capacity of 2,354 megawatts, or 20% of Chile's central power grid, which supplies power to 90% of the population.

    Chile Approves Power Plant

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.