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  • For all the Li in China

    Coal from China could become a major source of the metal lithium, according to a review of the geochemistry by scientists published in the International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology. Lithium is an essential component of rechargeable batteries used almost ubiquitously in mobile gadgets such as phones, laptops, tablet computers and in many electric vehicles. Worldwide annual consumption ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Primary Contractor Named to Construct Bixby Energy Systems Devolitization Facilities in China

    MINNEAPOLIS - China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) has been chosen by Global Partners United, LLC (GPU) as the contractor to build turnkey facilities related to Bixby Energy Systems' coal-to-gas technology throughout China. MCC will act as general contractor and work collaboratively with GPU, Bixby Energy's strategic partner and licensee in China.  MCC is one of the leading ...


    By Bixby Energy Systems

  • Poland to support, develop industrial, coal mining region

    Poland's government, at its first ever session outside Warsaw, approved a multi-billion-euro plan on Tuesday to stimulate the coal-mining region of Silesia's industry and job market. Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz convened the weekly Cabinet session in the southern city of Katowice to stress her government's concern for the key industrial region. Its people complain of being laid off and neglected as ...


    By Associated Press

  • Asia Low Rank Coal Utilization Congress 2014

    Low rank coal (including lignite, long-flame coal, non-stick and weak-stick coal) accounts for more than 50% in China total coal reserves and production, which has become a very important part of energy supply. China’s low rank coal has the features of rich moisture, low heat, active chemical reactivity, flammable and frangible, and iIt is not suitable for direct combustion and for long ...

  • A New Phase in IEA Work with China and India

    “As China and India become major players in global energy markets, it makes sense to share views with them on our common energy challenges”, said Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) today in Paris. “For the first time ever, the 27 member countries of the IEA have invited high-level Chinese and Indian delegations to participate in “Committee Week” – several ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Allete, Xcel Energy ink new 5-year contract for existing wind farms

    Allete Clean Energy, a Minnesota-based independent power producer and supplier, has recently approved a new 5-year power sale agreement between its Viking wind farms in southern Minnesota and Xcel Energy, Inc., whose original 15-year PPAs will expire in December 2018. As per an official press release, Allan S. Rudeck Jr., President, Allete Clean Energy, said that the company is delighted to ...

  • U.S.-India Energy Dialogue 2014

    The U.S.-India Energy Dialogue met in New Delhi on March 5-11. Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia hosted the government-to-government portion of the Dialogue meeting on March 11 with United States Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz. The U.S. delegation included the Department of Energy, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), the U.S. Agency for ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE Selects Gasification Technology Research Projects for Funding

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected seven projects to receive funding through NETL’s Gasification System Program. This program supports a wide range of research and development activities aimed at improving fuel and product versatility, efficiency, and economics of gasification processes. The projects conducted through this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Apple offering free recycling of all used products

    Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services. The iPhone and iPad maker is detailing its efforts to cultivate a greener Apple Inc. in an environmental section on the company's website that ...


    By Associated Press

  • Frost & Sullivan: Nuclear Power on Top of European Energy Agenda, despite Embargoes

    The aftermath of Fukushima has raised two key questions in Europe. One: is nuclear power with its attendant waste and safety issues worth having? And, two: can Europe, in the absence of nuclear power generation, reduce its dependency on oil and gas imports and meet its climate targets? New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat climate change and improve public health. In addition, EPA has initiated broad-based outreach and direct engagement with state, tribal, and local governments, industry and labor leaders, non-profits, and others to establish carbon pollution ...

  • EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat climate change and improve public health. In addition, EPA has initiated broad-based outreach and direct engagement with state, tribal, and local governments, industry and labor leaders, non-profits, and others to establish carbon pollution ...

  • CCS competition launched as UK government sets out long term plans

    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today launched a new competition for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), a key technology in the Government’s drive to ensure our future energy security and reduce emissions. The Department of Energy and Climate Change also published today the first UK CCS Roadmap. This sets out the steps that the Government is taking to develop a new ...

  • How much has renewable energy capacity grown in the 2010s?

    Global renewable energy capacity has quadrupled in the last 10 years, according to the latest figures released by the UN. From 414GW in 2010 to approximately 1,650GW today, the sector has seen greater investment and faster growth than any other in the energy industry. Solar power performed particularly well, jumping up from 25GW in 2009 to 663GW in 2019. ...

  • NREL: Updated Baseline Cost and Performance Data for Electricity Generation Technologies

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2018 Annual Technology Baseline (ATB), updating a key source of reliable electricity generation technology cost and performance data used to support and inform electric sector analysis in the United States. Now in its fourth year, the ATB documents technology-specific information on a broad spectrum of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ALLETE Clean Energy Plans Expansion of North Dakota Wind Farm

    ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE), today announced its plan to work with Montana-Dakota Utilities (MDU) to expand the Thunder Spirit wind farm in North Dakota, reaching the 150-megawatt permitted capacity of the facility ALLETE Clean Energy developed in 2014 and 2015. ALLETE Clean Energy secured a 25-year power purchase agreement with MDU to purchase ...


    By Allete, Inc

  • GE to Supply Japan’s JFE Steel Co. with Multi-Fuel, On-Site Power Solution at Chiba Steel Mill

    With the global steel industry working to reduce the environmental impact of its production activities, GE (NYSE: GE) is supplying Japan steel producer JFE Steel ...


    By General Electric

  • Cogeneration and Waste Heat to Power in the `All-of-the-Above` Energy Market

    At the National CHP2013 & WHP2013 conference and trade show held October 7-9at the Crowne Plaza in Houston, Texas keynote speaker Charles D. McConnell, Executive Director, Energy and Environment ...


    By Texas CHP Initiative

  • Dominion Energy Foresees Even Greater Growth of Renewable Energy

    Dominion Energy Virginia's solar fleet could expand by at least 4,720 megawatts of capacity in the next 15 years, according to the company's Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) filed on 5/1 with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC). That's enough energy to power 1.18 million homes at peak sunlight and a ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Sundrop Fuels Partners with ThyssenKrupp Uhde for Inaugural Drop-In Biofuels Plant

    Sundrop Fuels, Inc., a drop-in advanced biofuels company, today announced a partnership with technology and engineering supplier ThyssenKrupp Uhde for what will be the nation’s first bona fide commercial “green gasoline” production facility. The company’s inaugural plant near Alexandria, Louisiana, will yield up to 50 million gallons of ...


    By Sundrop Fuels, Inc.

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