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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • EIN News Launches Clean Coal News Today

    Website Covers Clean Coal Technology, Impact on Environment WASHINGTON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EIN News, a leading media monitoring company, has added Clean Coal News Today(cleancoal.einnews.com) to its vast portfolio of websites that provide breaking news on industry, business, politics, ...


  • 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 ...

  • RTO cleans methane from coal mining

    Using a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer to convert methane into carbon dioxide may prove a deterrent to Global Warming. Everybody's talking about clean coal. Vanishing are the images of smog-filled towns and blackened valleys of soot that made coal a byword for dirty fuel. In fact, like it or not, coal still produces about half of U.S.-produced electricity and about a quarter of the electricity ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • ThermoEnergy Corp. Addresses Clean Coal China Congress and States Case for Clean Coal as Better Bridge to Renewables

    "Clean coalcan providea greener, more cost efficient strategy than gas to bridge the transition between fossil fuels and renewables for baseline power production," said Bob Marrs, Vice President of International Business Development for ...


  • Coal company to improve wastewater systems

    In a Clean Water Act settlement with the US Environmental Protection Agency, one of the nation's largest coal companies will spend an esitmated $200 million to control discharges from 79 mines and 25 processing plants in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. EPA reports that Alpha Natural Resources and its subsidiaries will also pay a civil penalty of $27.5 million ...

  • ADA-ES Signs Term Sheet for Exclusive License of M45 Refined Coal Technology to Clean Coal Solutions

    ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADES) (“ADA”) today announced that it has signed a non-binding term sheet for an exclusive license of its new M45 Refined Coal technology to Clean Coal Solutions, LLC (“Clean Coal”), its joint venture with an affiliate of NexGen Resources Corporation and an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. With this license, Clean ...

  • “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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SwRI Receives U.S. DOE Award to Advance Clean Coal Technology

    Southwest Research Institute and industry collaborator Thar Energy LLC have received $700,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate a novel, supercritical carbon ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Energy Department Announces Awards to Projects Advancing Innovative Clean Coal Technology

    As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above approach to American energy, the Energy Department announced today the selection of eight projects to advance the development of transformational oxy-combustion technologies capable of high-efficiency, low-cost carbon dioxide capture from coal-fired power plants. The Energy Department’s $7 million investment - leveraged with recipient ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ResearchMoz: Clean Coal Technologies Markets and Trends Worldwide, 2nd Edition

      New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database Clean Coal Technologies Markets and Trends Worldwide, 2nd Edition Coal is expected to continue to be a dominant fuel in power generation due to its low cost and abundance. Nearly 7 ...


  • Coal Ash Spill

    (CNN) -- The coal ash poured out of a broken pipe into the Dan River, turning water into dark muck. It took nearly a week to stem the spill, which sent millions of gallons of sludge from a retired power plant into a river that supplies drinking water to communities in North Carolina and neighboring Virginia. Workers stopped the ...


    By RCBC Global Inc

  • Obama administration announces clean coal research awards for universities across the country

    As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above approach to American energy, the Energy Department announced that nine universities have won awards for research projects that will continue to support innovation and development of clean coal technologies. The awards, which will leverage student-led teams across the country as they continue research and development of new technologies and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Headwaters Incorporated Completes the Sale of All Remaining Coal Cleaning Plants

    Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE: HW), a building products company dedicated to improving lives through innovative advancements in construction materials, today announced that it completed the sale of its remaining eight coal cleaning facilities to Bowie Refined Coal, LLC and its affiliates (“BRC”) effective January 16, 2013. Proceeds from the sale ...


    By Headwaters, Inc.

  • Coal-ash dumps threaten community

    From his modest home near the Cape Fear River, Sam Malpass can glimpse the tall stacks of Duke Energy's Sutton Steam Electric Plant, a looming reminder of the environmental dangers threatening his family. Contaminated groundwater from a pair of huge Sutton coal-ash dumps is headed toward the wells that provide drinking water for Flemington, a largely working class community a half mile from the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Hybrid system could cut coal-plant emissions in half

    Original story at MIT News Most of the world’s nations have agreed to make substantial reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions, but achieving these goals is still a considerable technological, economic, and political challenge. The International Energy Agency has projected that, even with the new ...

  • Shaw Completes New 585-MW Clean Coal-fired Generating Plant in Virginia

    The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced it has achieved substantial completion of the new Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center, a 585-megawatt clean coal-fired generating plant in Virginia for Dominion Virginia Power. As part of substantial completion, the plant was operated at its rated capacity and released to Dominion for commercial operation. In 2007, ...


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