Energy news in brief

** Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. in Tulsa will report its fourth quarter 2019 financial results before the market opens on Monday, January 27, 2020. Alliance management will discuss these results during a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern that same day.

** A former coal plant decommissioned nearly three years ago in western Michigan is demolished.

** A report recommends Kansas develop a statewide energy plan and mandate integrated resource planning to help utilities transition from coal.

** Three of six wind projects in North Dakota that didn’t have tower lighting systems installed are now in compliance. 

** Developers say an oil refinery near a national park in North Dakota is still being built despite legal delays and little funding.

** NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday will release their analysis of 2019’s global temperatures and the year’s major climate trends.

** General Motors plans to reintroduce the Hummer to consumers as an electric pickup truck under the GMC brand, unnamed sources familiar with the matter tell the Wall Street Journal.