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CMS considers new needs after coal plant retirement, possible Michigan project revival
Louisville, Kentucky (Platts)--24 Apr 2014 458 pm EDT/2058 GMT

CMS Energy expects to need at least 1,000 MW and, possibly as much as 2,500 MW, of new capacity over the next decade to replace retiring coal-fired generation and expiring power purchase agreements, company officials said Thursday in a conference call to discuss first-quarter results.
Prospects for Asian coal price revival dim, Japan settles contracts
April 2, 2014 12:00:00 EST

James O'Connell analyzes price movements in the China coal indices, examines a settlement in Japan thermal coal annual contract talks and assesses the movement of Capesize freight rates during the past month.
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