|By Marketwire .||
|September 24, 2012 06:20 AM EDT||
SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/12 -- Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The current pause in building new coal and nuclear generation could be used by developers, utilities and their critical stakeholders to build more positive, productive relationships that could one day support construction of new base-load generation. That was one of the takeaways from a webcast last week on Unit 2 of the Iatan Power Station, one of the very few coal-fired generators to be brought online in recent years. The 850-megawatt (MW) Iatan Unit 2 began operating in late 2010. It won several power-industry "plant of the year" awards and is majority owned and operated by Kansas City Power & Light Company (Kansas City, Missouri), a unit of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) (Kansas City).
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