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  • $1.4bn clean coal power plant to be built in Illinois

    A consortium of some of the world's largest coal companies and electric utilities has selected the small east-central Illinois town of Mattoon for FutureGen, a $1.4 billion coal-fueled power plant that is planned as the cleanest in the world. The FutureGen Alliance today announced that Mattoon was chosen over three other sites in Tuscola, Illinois; Jewett, Texas; and Odessa, Texas. 'The ...

  • Pennsylvania Backs Illinois` Bid for Clean Coal Plant

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, October 9, 2007 (ENS) - The governor of Pennsylvania today announced his support to bring FutureGen, a $1.4 billion, coal-to-energy, zero-emissions facility, to Illinois. Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell submitted a letter of support for neighboring Illinois to the FutureGen Industrial Alliance, which is developing the facility for the U.S. Department of ...

  • U.S. revives nation`s first clean coal power project

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced on Friday plans to restart the country's first clean coal power project, scrapped by the previous Bush administration as too expensive. Under an agreement with the non-profit FutureGen Alliance, the Energy Department will take the first steps toward developing the first U.S. commercial scale-carbon capture and storage project, to be located in Mattoon, ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • DOE seeks applications for third round of clean coal power initiative

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) today issued the final Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Round 3 of the Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI) which seeks to accelerate the commercial deployment of advanced coal technologies to help supply the United States with clean, abundant, and affordable energy.  DOE anticipates making multiple awards under this FOA and, depending on fiscal year ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • China leading global efforts on clean coal

    China is come a step closer to capturing and storing its carbon emissions with the launch of the GreenGen coal gasification plant in Tianjin, according to a report in Nature. Carbon ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • ADA-ES Announces Clean Coal Technology Project

    ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) (“ADA”) today announced that it has initiated the fabrication and construction phase of a 1MW Carbon Dioxide (CO2)Capture Pilot Plant. ADA’s regenerable solid-sorbent-based clean coal technology captures CO2 from coal-fired power plants and industrial sources. The pilot will be installed at Southern Company ...

  • Clean Coal Technologies Announces Sponsorship of the `World Clean Coal Week, Indonesia Focus 2012` Conference

    Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CCTC) (Pink Sheets: CCTC), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, today announced that the company is sponsoring and speaking at the third annual “World Clean Coal Week, Indonesia Focus 2012” conference in Bali, Indonesia to be held November 25-27, 2012. ...

  • New subsidy scheme for Turkish coal power plants

    A new law has been published in Turkey promoting a subsidy scheme that could threaten health of its citizens and the energy future and environmental regulations of the country.  Energy has a critical status in Turkey in the 2023 Vision and Development Plans. Since 2005, the country provides subsidies and grants exemptions to increase the share of coal, especially lignite as ...

  • Biomass Will Make Coal-fired Power Plants Greener

    The U.S. should follow the European lead and burn more biomass in coal-fired boilers. Big equivalent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions would be achieved according to the McIlvaine Company in its Power Plant Air Quality Decisions online system. In the U.K. one of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants, (Drax), announced recently that 10 percent of the fuel input will come from ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • TXU to Cut Mercury at Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

    DALLAS, Texas, August 6, 2007 (ENS) - TXU Power has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of mercury at its Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station, a two-unit nuclear power plant about 80 miles southwest of downtown Dallas, Texas, the company and the EPA announced Friday. The nuclear plant's managers have pledged to complete mercury reduction ...

  • Why It Is Important To Monitor Ammonia Slip In A Coal Fired Power Power Plant

    Monitoring flue gas ammonia slip in a coal fired power plant is performed immediately after the SNCR/SCR and is a very challenging task, but extremely important for process efficiency of the pollution control equipment.  The flue gas is filled with high levels of sulfur dioxide, particulate, hydrochloric acid and many other corrosive and noxious gases making the ammonia measurement a very ...

  • Research and Markets: Supercritical Technology Advancements Required for High Efficiency and Clean Coal Power Generation

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n59fkg/supercritical) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Supercritical Technology Advancements Required for High Efficiency and Clean Coal Power Generation" to their offering. The need for efficient and clean coal power has led ...


  • DOE issues amended funding opportunity announcement for third round of clean coal power initiative

    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an amendment to the Funding Opportunity Announcement for Round 3 of the Clean Coal Power Initiative. The amendment, which was issued on June 9, 2009, incorporates special provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. DOE anticipates making multiple awards under this FOA and may be able to provide up to $1.4 billion to be distributed ...

  • Clean energy poised to phase out coal and avert catastrophic climate change

    New technologies will permit rapid decarbonization of the world energy economy in the next two decades, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute. These new energy sources will make it possible to retire hundreds of coal-fired power plants that now provide 40 percent of the world's power by 2030, eliminating up to one-third of global carbon dioxide emissions while creating millions ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Market Research Predicts Clean Coal Technologies at $85 Billion by 2020

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Clean Coal Technologies Markets and Trends Worldwide, 2nd Edition" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/SBI-v775/Clean-Coal-Technologies-Trends-Worldwide-6447642/ Coal is ...


    By MarketResearch

  • To clean up coal, Obama pushes more oil production

    America's newest and cleanest coal-fired power plant comes with a catch: The heat-trapping carbon dioxide removed from its smokestack pollution will help force more oil out of the ground. Some environmentalists complain that it ends up releasing more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than is stored underground as waste. It's another example of the Obama administration promoting new, cleaner ...


    By Associated Press

  • Clean Coal Technologies Executes Joint Venture Agreement and Technology Licensing Agreement

    Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CCTC) (PINK: CCTC), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning, more efficient fuel, has announced the execution of a Joint Venture Agreement with Archean Group, as well as an exclusive Technology Licensing Agreement for the ASEAN region with Good Coal PTE., ...

  • Clean Coal Technologies Receives SEC Complaint Regarding Previous Management

    Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: CCTC) (PINKSHEETS: CCTC), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning fuel, has been named in a civil complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission following an investigation regarding a former Clean Coal executive. In a June 4, 2012 civil complaint, the SEC charged former Clean Coal ...

  • Federal task force sends recommendations to president on fostering clean coal technology

    President Obama's Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), co-chaired by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE), delivered a series of recommendations to the president today on overcoming the barriers to the widespread, cost-effective deployment of CCS within 10 years. CCS is a group of technologies for capturing, compressing, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Nuclear Power Plant Maker Offers to Replace Two Coal Fired Power Plants

    American Atomics will release a plan later this month to replace two of the nation's oldest fossil fuel fired power plants with modern, zero-emissions plants. The Gallatin Fossil Plant in Tennessee and the Big Sandy Power Plant in Kentucky would both be decommissioned and their base load power production duties assumed by the new environmentally neutral plants. Switchover from the old coal ...


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