Critics urge Rocky Mountain Power to abandon more coal faster

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Christopher Thomas, senior representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, speaks to reporters and power customers during a rally demanding strong and clear action plans to transition away from coal at Rocky Mountain Power’s headquarters in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News Sierra Club, others say energy plan does’t go far enough SALT LAKE CITY — A draft 20-year energy plan by PacifiCorp, the parent company of Rocky Mountain Power, would accelerate the closure of seven coal plant units, but critics say it still leaves more than half its coal power in operation after 2030. “Fifty-five percent of coal capacity will still be running after 2030, and that’s not acceptable,” said Christopher Thomas of...

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Critics urge Rocky Mountain Power to abandon more coal faster

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