DOE Office Will Fund R&D for 'Coal Plant of the Future' Nov 14, 2018· Coal plant retirements have continued despite the federal government's actions; most recently, Northern Indiana Public Service Co. said it will retire its last five coal-fired units in Indiana ... Coal Plants Keep Shutting Despite Trump's Order to Rescue ... Jun 18, 2018· Plans to close another 450 megawatt coal unit at the company's Northeastern Plant in Oklahoma in 2026 due to a regional haze settlement are proceeding as planned. Coal-Fired Power Plants in ia Research into clean coal technology was applied at the ia City Hybrid Energy Center. It uses fluidized bed technology, allowing the plant to burn low-quality coal that previously had been discarded in "gob piles," plus wood waste.    Read More