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  • Clean coal is possible - EPA

    A U.S. Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has delivered a series of recommendations on overcoming the barriers to the widespread, cost-effective deployment of CCS within 10 years. The Task Force concluded that CCS can play an important role in domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions while preserving the option of using coal and other abundant domestic fossil ...


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  • “Like it or not coal is here to stay…”

    Global coal demand growth slows slightly, IEA says in latest 5-year outlook Strong Chinese policies to reduce coal dependency seen curbing growth, but Asian demand remains buoyant Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing dependency on coal will help restrain global coal demand growth over the next fiveyears, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says ...


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  • EPA plans to regulate coal ash

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today is proposing the first-ever national rules to ensure the safe disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Coal combustion residuals, commonly known as coal ash, are byproducts of the combustion of coal at power plants and are disposed of in liquid form at large surface impoundments and in solid form at landfills. The residuals ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Burn Coal and Reduce CO2 Not Increase It

    Documento sin título Contrary to the popular belief, coal can actually be utilized to reduce greenhouse gases not increase them. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Fighting Coal mill fires before they start

    As part of the new Coal Fire Detection system from Land instruments international, the Mill Fire Detector - a highly sensitive rapid response CO monitor - addresses and successfully prevents the danger of serious fire and explosions due to the rapid heating of stagnant coal inside pulverising mills. The CO detector is the fastest and most effective way of recognising hidden dangers and providing ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • 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 ...

  • Duke Energy Anticipates Ohio Coal Plant Retirement

    Duke Energy Ohio (NYSE: DUK) anticipates it will retire all six coal-fired generation units at its W.C. Beckjord Station, southwest of Cincinnati, by Jan. 1, 2015, as a result of a proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...


    By Duke Energy

  • 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 ...

  • An industry first: SNC-Lavalin successfully integrates a commercial post-combustion CCUS system into a coal-fired power plant

    SaskPower recently set a precedent when it fired up a commercial-grade carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) system at its Boundary Dam power plant in Saskatchewan. It’s the first time that a CCUS system of this size has ever been retrofitted into a coal-fired plant anywhere in the world. SNC-Lavalin was proud to provide complete EPC and training services for the project’s ...


    By SNC-Lavalin

  • World leaders urged to kick killer coal habit

    Leaders of G7 countries at this weekend’s summit in Germany are being called on today to show leadership by pledging to end all coal burning for electricity generation in the industrialised world. “Let Them Eat Coal”, a report by the international relief charity Oxfam, explains how it can be achieved without financial difficulty, and ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Clean coal to support up to 60,000 UK jobs

    Clean coal technology could bring between GBP 2-4 billion a year into the UK economy by 2030, and support between 30,000-60,000 in jobs such as engineering, manufacturing and procurement, according to new independent research published today. The report, ‘Future Value Of Coal Carbon Abatement Technologies To UK Industry’ by AEA Group, is published today alongside the Government’s consultation ...


  • Obama announces steps to boost biofuels, clean coal

    President Barack Obama has announced a series of steps his Administration is taking as part of its comprehensive strategy to enhance American energy independence while building a foundation for a new clean energy economy, and its promise of new industries and millions of jobs.  At a meeting with a bipartisan group of governors from around the country, the President laid out three measures ...

  • Coal investment is the most urgent climate threat

    The future of coal has come under scrutiny from a perhaps unlikely source – the head of the organisation representing wealthy nations that relied on coal for 32% of electricity generation last year. Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the Organisation for ...


    By Climate News Network

  • US Exports Help Germany Increase Coal, Pollution

    One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world. Now the coal comes the other way. The 750-megawatt Trianel Kohlekraftwerk Luenen GmbH & Co. power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany's coal-fired power plants will be dependent on ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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. ...

  • Oil remains king, but coal and natural gas use continue to grow

    Although oil remains the world’s leading energy source, coal and natural gas continue to grow in significance, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service (www.worldwatch.org). Global consumption of coal increased 5.4 percent in 2011, to 3.72 billion tons of oil equivalent, while natural gas use grew 2.2 percent, ...


    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

  • BASF Mercury Sorbent ZX solution for coal-fired power plants

    BASF’s Catalysts division will introduce Mercury Sorbent ZX, an innovative mercury adsorbent solution for coal-fired power plants, at the Power Plant Air Pollutant Control “MEGA” Symposium, being held Aug. 30 – Sept. 2, 2010, in Baltimore, Maryland. The symposium is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Energy, the Electric Power Research Institute, the U.S. Environmental ...


    By BASF Catalysts

  • 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 ...

  • EPA Approves the State of Kansas’ Coal Ash Management Plan

    Simultaneously with the effective date of the first national regulations for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants, EPA Region 7 gave conditional approval to the State of Kansas’ plan to implement the rule’s provisions Monday, Oct. 19. “We applaud the State of Kansas for their leadership in protecting human health and the ...

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