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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 ...

  • Cleaning up clean coal

    Perhaps the only point that advocates for and against ’clean coal’ might agree on is the fact that we have lots of coal remaining and its continued use likely will be a significant part of our fossil fuel future. Whether it should be the fuel of choice is another matter. The coal industry - acutely aware of growing public concern over greenhouse gas emissions and other health-related issues ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean Coal Is Available Now

    Balancing energy costs with environmental goals is becoming increasingly difficult, but there are a number of promising opportunities which will make the achievement of this balance possible. These opportunities are analyzed by the McIlvaine Company in its Power Plant Air Quality Decisions service. The reality is that 50 percent of U.S. power is being produced in coal-fired plants. These ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Efficient Clean Coal Technology

    Among a lot of interesting topics being discussed at SETA 2016, reducing emission and improving efficiency in coal fired plants is among a great focus. Mr. Ajit Nambiar, Vice President, Power and Gas Sales, Siemens Pte Ltd, Singapore shared a case study to the audience how to optimize combustion using laser absorption spectroscopy technology as the innovative and cost-effective solution developed ...


    By GAT International

  • The search for clean coal

    Many countries and companies are pursuing with vigour the concept of ‘clean coal’, where toxic emissions of are reduced by over 90% and sulphur and greenhouse gas emissions are rendered virtually non-existent. Research is underway in Europe, North America and Asia on how to make use of the world’s most abundant fossil fuel in ways that are environmentally and socially more ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Future of FutureGen clean coal plant looks dim

    Illinois elected officials are vowing to fight all the way to the White House a plan by the U.S. Department of Energy to kill the FutureGen clean coal project that was slated for Mattoon, Illinois. The $1.8 billion state-of-the-art plant announced in 2003 was billed as the cleanest in the world. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman informed the Illinois Congressional Delegation at a meeting in ...

  • Clean Coal Technology development in China

    The United States has invested over $ 100 billion research and development of modern clean coal technology, greatly reducing emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and mercury and other major pollutants when fired. According to China's Ministry of Statistics, in 2012 4.1 million tons of soot emissions from coal-fired boilers, 5.7 million tons of sulfur ...


  • New York governor encourages unique clean coal plant

    New York Governor David Paterson Tuesday announced that the state would offer up to US$6 million in financial support for construction of a coal-fired power demonstration plant in Jamestown that will be the first of its kind in the world. The Jamestown coal plant would burn coal in pure oxygen instead of air. This process leaves water and the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, CO2, which can be ...

  • 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

  • Clean Coal Technologies Moves to Dissolve Good Coal Joint Venture

    Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB: CCTC) (PINK: CCTC), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, today announced it has sent a notice of default and termination to AGPL Investments Pte. Ltd. (“AGPL”) pursuant to the default and termination provisions of the ...

  • Clean coal technologies markets and trends worldwide

    Coal is expected to continue to be a dominant fuel in power generation due to its low cost and abundance. Nearly 7 billion tonnes of coal were produced globally in 2010, and over 40% of global electricity was coal powered. On a levelized cost of production basis, the global market value of coal-fired electricity exceeded $400 billion. Nonetheless, conventional coal power generation is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Australia and China sign clean coal agreement

    In an important step towards a greener global future, Australia and China signed a formal international agreement for clean coal research in Beijing this week. The agreement, between CSIRO and China’s Thermal Power Research Institute (TPRI), will see TPRI install, commission and operate a post combustion capture pilot plant at the Huaneng Beijing Co-Generation Power Plant as part of CSIRO’s ...

  • 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

  • UK clean coal funding bill announced

    A new Energy Bill was today proposed for the forthcoming session of Parliament as part of the Government’s plans to lead the world in breakthrough clean coal technology. The Bill would enable the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to introduce a financial mechanism to fund up to four commercial-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) demonstration plants. The first of these could be ...


  • Funding for design studies in clean coal competition

    Funding was today awarded to E.ON and ScottishPower for design and development studies as part of the competition to build one of the world’s first commercial scale carbon capture and storage demonstration plants. The funding will support Front End Engineering and Design studies, which will enable the bidders to further their designs for the projects at Kingsnorth and Longannet respectively. ...


  • $3.4 Billion Clean Coal Stimulus Up In Smoke?

    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/10 -- Associated Press research reveals recent and current investment in traditional coal plant investment exceeds clean-coal stimulus spending 10 times over. The findings, as reported by Matt Brown, appeared last week in the Washington Post. Clean coal energy production received $3.4 billion in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This sum was ...


    By Marketwire

  • China and Europe join forces on `clean coal`

    A joint initiative between China and Europe has paved the way for the development of efficient and low-carbon energy systems using coal.  The researchers believe that international collaboration - and in particular an initiative called cooperation action with China (under the COACH project) - will speed up the development of polygeneration plants. These plants produce other coal-based fuels at ...

  • 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 ...

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