Factors to Consider When Switching Power Plants From Coal to Natural Gas, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/13 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info is tracking a major trend in the Power Industry: the conversion of coal-fired power plants to natural gas-fired plants. So far, this trend accounts for more than $800 million of total investment value in North America. Fuel switching to natural gas is being driven by economic factors at each individual plant. Production costs, including the price of coal and operational expenses, are among the contributing factors that owners look at when deciding whether to do a fuel conversion or retire a plant.

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