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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...

2011-06-13 09:00:00

ATLANTA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company (NYSE: SO) announced today that its 25-megawatt carbon capture and storage facility is operating and capturing carbon dioxide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) Located at Plant Barry near Mobile, Ala., the CCS facility is the world's largest for a coal-fired generating power plant. It will capture approximately 150,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually - or the equivalent of emissions from 25 MW - for...

2011-06-07 09:00:00

WILSONVILLE, Ala., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) have successfully commissioned a new test center for evaluating improved technologies for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-based power plant flue gas. The new center, the Post-Combustion Carbon Capture Center (PC4), is a part of the larger NCCC -- a national testing and evaluation center established by the U.S. Department of Energy and operated and managed by Southern Company....

2011-06-04 00:00:31

Patent covers economical heating of open ponds, key issue for commercial-scale algae production for biofuels, animal feed in virtually any climate Dublin, OH (PRWEB) June 02, 2011 Independence Bio-Products (IBP) of Dublin, Ohio has received a patent from U.S. Patent Office covering the company's low-cost open-pond system for producing algae for biofuels and animal feeds system year-round, regardless of climate or season. IBP's system uses heat recovered from power plants and other...

2011-06-02 12:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its joint venture MATGAS, a strategic alliance between Carburos Metalicos -- part of the Air Products Group, the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). To mark the event, MATGAS held an International Symposium on Energy, Sustainability and the Environment on June 1st and 2nd at its facilities in Barcelona. Over the two...

2011-05-26 14:52:00

EX-IM BANK BOARD APPROVES $805 MILLION FOR KUSILE POWER PLANT IN SOUTH AFRICA, OVER $59 MILLION FOR RWANDAIR EXPRESS WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) voted today to approve an $805.6 million direct loan to South Africa's state-owned electric power utility, Eskom, Limited. That action, plus today's approval for over $59 million to enable Rwanda's RwandAir Express to buy Boeing aircraft,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.