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  • Innovative drying technology extracts more energy from high moisture coal

    An innovative coal-drying technology that will extract more energy from high moisture coal at less cost and simultaneously reduce potentially harmful emissions is ready for commercial use after successful testing at a Minnesota electric utility. The DryFining™ technology was developed with funding from the first round of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI). Great ...

  • Cornell at Coal Prep 2015

    Join Cornell Pump at Coal Prep Expo at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Ky. Visit us at Booth # 1608 to learn about our mining pumping solutions such as: SP Series: Metal or rubber-lined ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • 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

  • Coal-Fired Generators Can Be Green

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    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA coal ash standards a setback for environmental groups

    Six years ago, there was a massive spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee. Three years later, tons of coal ash swept into Lake Michigan. Last February, there was another spill and gray sludge spewed into the Dan River in North Carolina. With each disaster, environmentalists sounded alarms and called for the byproduct of burning coal to be treated as hazardous ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Coal Mine Methane Venting Technology Tested

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A demonstration project begun Friday at an abandoned West Virginia coal mine will showcase a technology that can convert the greenhouse gas methane into a source of clean energy. The thermal oxidation system destroys methane in ventilation air by heating the gas to over 1800 degrees Fahrenheit and converting it to carbon dioxide and water. The ...

  • Large coal power plant water purification

    South Africa’s leading power provider, Eskom, is to use GE’s water and wastewater technology for the Kusile Power Plant, which, once fully operational, is expected to be one of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants. South Africa, at times known for often facing drought conditions, has limited freshwater supply, and GE’s technology will provide maximum water reuse for ...

  • Coal-ash waste poses risk across the nation

    The billion-gallon wave of toxic coal-ash sludge that burst from a power-plant retention pond and buried 300 acres of rural Tennessee hints at a far larger problem: hundreds of similar threats nationwide. More than 1,300 coal-ash waste sites are dotted across the United States, about half of them actively used, federal data show. Some are landfills. The rest are 'surface impoundments' (storage ...


    By Axcess News

  • 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 ...

  • Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Air Pollution Control for Coal-Fired Power Plants ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Improving asset availability to reduce coal handling costs

    Coal is an important global resource and likely to remain so for many years to come. It is a crucial element in the energy mix and vital in the manufacture of a great many other products. But now more than ever, the pressure is on to reduce transportation costs by improving the efficiency of coal handling operations. Coal represents a significant proportion of all dry bulk, and handling and ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • DOE Selects Projects To Enhance Its Research into Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Coal and Coal Byproducts

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected 10 projects to receive funding for research in support of the lab’s program on Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Coal and Coal Byproducts. The selected research projects will further program goals by focusing on the development of cost-effective and environmentally benign approaches for ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Dry Scrubbing Market Growing in Many Directions

    Most of the market for coal-fired power plant flue gas desulfurization (FGD) is served by wet limestone systems which produce wallboard quality gypsum. However, according to the analysis in FGD Market and Strategies published by the McIlvaine Company, dry scrubbers are starting to gain traction. There are a number of ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Some Canadian rivers at risk of drying up

    Some Canadian rivers are at risk of drying up as impacts of climate change intersect with growing water demand from the country's cities, industries and agriculture, a new WWF report has found. Canada's Rivers at Risk: Environmental Flows and Canada's Freshwater Future uses a scientific approach that focuses on the importance of water flow to examine the health of 10 Canadian rivers and reveals ...


    By WWF International

  • 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

  • $390 Billion Investment in Coal-fired Boilers Next Year

    Power generators will spend $390 billion in 2013 for new coal-fired boilers. Direct costs of equipment will be $260 billion while indirect costs will be $130 billion.  This is the latest forecast of the McIlvaine Company in its Fossil & Nuclear Power Generation: World Analysis & Forecast. There will be a mix of subcritical, supercritical and ultrasupercritical boilers. Most of the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • EPA approves cleanup plan for remaining coal ash at TVA Kingston site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 today has approved the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) selected cleanup plan for the next phase of coal ash removal at the TVA Kingston site in Roane County, Tenn. The cleanup plan, one of three alternatives proposed to the public earlier this year, requires TVA to permanently store on site all of the ash being removed from the Swan ...

  • EPA announces a schedule of public hearings on proposed coal ash regulations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting seven public hearings on the agency’s proposal to regulate the disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. EPA’s proposal is the first-ever national effort to ensure the safe disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants. Each hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 9:00 p.m. ...

  • North Carolina pulls deal with Duke on coal ash pollution

    North Carolina regulators said Friday that they have asked a judge to withdraw a proposed settlement that would have allowed Duke Energy to resolve environmental violations by paying a $99,000 fine with no requirement that the $50 billion company clean up its pollution. The consent order that the state Department of Environment and Natural ...


    By Associated Press

  • BC to host world’s first bio-coal production facility

    Vancouver-based Global Bio-Coal Energy Inc. (GBCE) has announced it has ordered its first commercial-size bio-coal manufacturing unit and will open a 25- tonne-per-hour production facility in Terrace BC early in 2011 after successfully concluding an agreement with Vitol Broking Limited of London England, the world"s largest energy trading company to purchase all the bio-coal it can produce. In ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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