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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 announces new action to prevent coal ash releases

    Responding to last year’s massive coal ash spill at a Tennessee Valley Authority facility in Kingston, Tennessee, the US Environmental Protection Agency today laid out new efforts to prevent future threats to human health and the environment.  The agency’s plan includes measures to gather critical coal ash impoundment information from electrical utilities nationwide, conduct on-site ...

  • Clean Coal Technologies Inc., to present and sponsor at prestigious Coal Upgrading and Conversion Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia April 24-27 2012

    Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (“CCTI”), a cleaner-energy technology company, “fully-reporting” and listed on the OTCQB (symbol CCTC), announced today that they will be a sponsor and make a presentation at the Coal Upgrading and Conversion Conference on Implementing upgrading Technologies for Asia’s vast low rank coal ...

  • New torrefaction technology can help replace coal in power plants

    Coal was originally biomass, which was then transformed over millions of years into an extremely dry, energy-rich fuel. At the World Bioenergy conference and trade fair from 25-27 May in Jönköping, Sweden, the Swedish company Torkapparater AB will present their drying and torrefaction technology that transforms fresh biomass into a coal like substitute. The torrefaction ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Progress Energy Carolinas announces accelerated coal plant closings

    Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), will accelerate the retirement of one North Carolina coal-fired power plant previously slated for closing in 2013, and will retire the utility's only coal-fired unit in South Carolina. The company announced today that the 316-megawatt (MW) Cape Fear coal-fired plant, located near Moncure, N.C., and the 177-MW H.B. Robinson Unit 1 ...


    By Duke Energy

  • 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., ...

  • 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

  • EPA posts list of 44 “high hazard potential” coal ash waste impoundments

    As part of its ongoing efforts to protect human health and the environment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has posted a list of 44 “high hazard potential” impoundments containing coal combustion residuals, commonly referred to as coal ash, at 26 different coal burning electric utility facilities. EPA is releasing this information after interagency coordination with FEMA’s Risk Analysis ...

  • ThermoEnergy Joint Venture Wins Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy To Further Develop Key Clean Coal Technology

    WORCESTER, Mass., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation(OTCBB: TMEN), a diversified technologies company involved in power generation and wastewater recovery, announced today that its Unity Power Alliance (UPA) joint venture has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a ...


  • Coal Fired Power Generation Market is Expected to Reach 2,057.6 GW Globally by 2019: Transparency Market Research

    Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report “Coal Fired Power Generation (Pulverized Coal Systems, Cyclone Furnaces, Fluidized-bed Combustion and Coal Gasification) Market for Residential and Commercial Applications: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," that defines and segments the global coal fired power generation market with ...


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