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2011-08-17 14:44:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI) today announced that it has acquired an exclusive license relating to carbon capture, carbon sequestration and industrial algae-for-biofuels technologies from Hillwinds Ocean Energy, LLC. The acquired technology can be applied for ocean-based biomass production through the fixation of carbon dioxide (CO2) in biological systems. The technology can be applied to remove large volumes of CO2 from the waste...

2011-08-03 14:35:27

Breeding crops with roots a metre deeper in the ground could lower atmospheric CO2 levels dramatically, with significant environmental benefits, according to research by a leading University of Manchester scientist. Writing in the journal Annals of Botany, Professor Douglas Kell argues that developing crops that produce roots more deeply in the ground could harvest more carbon from the air, and make crops more drought resistant, while dramatically reducing carbon levels. In principle, any...

2011-08-02 00:00:29

Dovetail Partners summarizes peer-reviewed research that shows well-managed forests better than carbon neutral. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 A new report from Dovetail Partners evaluates the life cycle impacts of forest management and bioenergy. The report reviews new research findings addressing the potential role of forests in bioenergy development in the context of sustainable forest management. "A comprehensive review of research conducted over the past decade reveals...

2011-07-26 12:00:00

ATLANTA, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company is hosting the Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI) annual "Joint CoalFleet for Tomorrow & CO2 Capture and Storage" meeting in Birmingham, Ala., July 26 - 28. Experts, researchers and technology suppliers from more than 30 utilities and universities will review and showcase progress in carbon capture and storage (CCS) research. Attendees will also tour the U.S. Department of Energy's National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC)....

2011-07-18 12:34:00

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today outlined low-cost, coal-based electricity solutions as the engine for jobs and economic growth to keep America competitive in global markets and maintain a strong energy system. Boyce delivered the keynote address at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) summer meeting in Los Angeles, stating: "Energy, jobs and the economy are the most...

2011-07-14 07:58:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is terminating its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy and placing its plans to advance carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technology to commercial scale on hold, citing the current uncertain status of U.S. climate policy and the continued weak economy as contributors to the decision. "We are placing the project on hold until economic and policy conditions create a viable path...

2011-07-12 07:32:00

CO(2) Solution's Technology, Patented in Australia, is Positioned to Help Australian Industries Meet New Emission Reduction Targets TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,286,136 QUEBEC CITY, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. announced today that it commends the announcement made yesterday by the Prime Minister of Australia to impose a price on carbon dioxide (CO(2)) pollution and implement a carbon trading system. CO(2) Solution believes its breakthrough carbon...

2011-07-07 14:05:00

CO(2) Solution's Technology Positioned to Provide Efficient Solution to Help Meet Proposed Carbon Emission Reductions TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,286,136 QUEBEC CITY, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. announced today that it applauds the announcement made yesterday by the Government of Quebec to implement a cap and trade system in the Province to reduce carbon dioxide (CO(2)) and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions responsible for climate change. CO(2)...

2011-07-06 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyonic Corporation, a chemical engineering company developing technologies to safely recycle carbon emissions into economic mineral resources, today announced the addition of Scott Gardner as chief financial officer and Mario Zampieri as director of engineering. The company expanded its senior management team as the commercial interest in innovative pollution control technologies increases, due to tightening emissions and air quality...

2011-06-13 17:33:00

NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA) announced today the successful start of operations of a 25 Megawatt carbon capture facility at Southern Company's Plant Barry, owned and operated by Alabama Power. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH19163-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH19163LOGO-b ) This facility utilizes the KM CDR Process®* capture technology, jointly developed by...


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