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The cause of the partial blackout that stopped the Super Bowl still isn’t known, but...

The cause of the partial blackout that stopped the Super Bowl still isn’t known, but Peabody Energy (BTU) thinks it has not an answer but a prediction: The event offered a glimpse of what life would be like without coal-fired power plants. WSJ's Liam Denning says the juxtaposition is "somewhat strained," but it's a measure of the pressure the coal industry is under in the U.S.
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  • kmi
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    Meh. Coal tends to be baseload not peak and if there was a peak related strain it was unlikely to have had anything to do with coal...

     

    Guy sounds a lil desperate....
    5 Feb 2013, 12:47 PM Reply Like
  • Tom Guttenberger
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    Its true! Ask India.
    5 Feb 2013, 12:54 PM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    It was a pyrotechnics overheat..that is my conclusion
    5 Feb 2013, 12:56 PM Reply Like
  • OptionManiac
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    14 year old hacker/49'er fan.
    5 Feb 2013, 01:20 PM Reply Like
  • AZ Desert Trader
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    Entergy already said there was no issue with the connection or supply to the Superdome that night.

     

    Sounds like BTU is signaling for help from a sinking ship...
    5 Feb 2013, 01:23 PM Reply Like
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