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2011-04-12 14:06:49

Cutting Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions by a half within 20 years is achievable, a study suggests Cutting Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions by a half within 20 years is achievable, a study suggests. Scientists say greener transport and cleaner power generation could help deliver big savings on CO2 emissions. The researchers say the use of smart meters for homes and businesses, improved recycling, and greener building designs could make a difference. They also recommend carbon capture...

2011-04-07 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcoa (NYSE: AA) today announced a new pilot program, in collaboration with Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) and CO2 Solution Inc. (TSX-V: CST), focused on carbon capture technology designed to sequester industrial carbon emissions, neutralizing the material to create a commercially viable product. The project is the latest innovation from the world's leading aluminum producer and will be funded by Alcoa along with approximately $13.5 million in...

2011-04-06 07:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN), an industry leader in wastewater recovery and emissions-free combustion technologies, announced today that Robert (Bob) Marrs has joined the company's senior management team as Vice President of International Business Development. Marrs will report to President and CEO, Cary Bullock. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/CL50460LOGO ) Marrs will be charged with developing strategies,...

2011-03-22 16:00:37

Carbon Capture and Storage: Carbon Dioxide Pressure Dissipates in Underground Reservoirs, Study Shows The debate surrounding carbon capture and storage intensifies as scientists from the Earth Sciences Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) examine the capacity for storing carbon dioxide underground, in a study published today in the new journal Greenhouse Gases: Science & Technology. The study debates some of the conclusions drawn in an earlier study by...

2011-03-15 12:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) ion transport membrane (ITM) technology was presented a Technology Transfer Award by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) at a recent ceremony held in New Orleans, Louisiana. EPRI Technology Transfer Awards, which represent the highest achievements realized during the year by EPRI, specifically lauded Air Products for its "Ion Transport Membrane for Lower-Cost Oxygen Production." Air Products' patented...

2011-03-10 15:51:00

ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today outlined the scope of enormous long-term global energy demand and called on energy and business leaders to focus on job one: Lifting billions from energy poverty and expanding major energy access with meaningful sources of supply. "We are at the early stages of a long-term supercycle for global coal demand with hyper growth being driven by soaring energy needs," said...

2011-03-02 14:23:58

California is showing the way for the rest of the nation in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, having set an ambitious goal to reduce these emissions to 80 percent below 1990 levels by the year 2050. Given that energy demand is projected to double by 2050, experts agree that the state will have to dramatically overhaul its energy systems to achieve its greenhouse gas emission goals. At the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, some of the...

2011-02-28 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit today in Washington, DC, Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) will announce significant progress towards developing economical, commercial scale technology to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. The program is supported by an ARPA-E Recovery Act program grant. Coal-fired power plants are major emitters of carbon dioxide, a significant greenhouse gas. "Current carbon capture...

2011-02-16 08:05:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) will receive funding from the Global CCS Institute to support installation of the nation's first commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) system on AEP's Mountaineer coal-fueled power plant in New Haven, W.Va. Global CCS Institute, based in Canberra, Australia, will provide AU$4 million (US$4.01 million) to support the initial engineering and characterization phase of AEP's commercial-scale...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TMEN) has announced that Xavier A. Dorai has been appointed President and CEO of Babcock-Thermo Carbon Capture LLC. Babcock-Thermo Carbon Capture LLC (BTCC) is a limited liability company formed by subsidiaries of Babcock Power, Inc. and ThermoEnergy Corporation to develop and commercialize an advanced carbon capture and emissions-free power plant design that utilizes a patented, high-pressure...