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2010-10-13 23:01:00

LAGOS, Nigeria, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal announced today that it will receive $37.8 million in political risk insurance from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), to support the company's construction and operations of three Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation plants for Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC), an affiliate of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, S.A (CCH). The construction, which is being carried out by ContourGlobal Solutions, Nigeria, a subsidiary...

2010-10-04 15:31:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce delivered the keynote address on 'The Future of Fossil Fuels' at the Global Energy Future Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis, calling on the assembled international academic and governmental leaders to "put people first" by supporting policies that prioritize eliminating global energy poverty by 2050. Boyce said coal is a global "future fuel," citing three global...

2010-09-28 17:43:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance has signed a $553 million cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) associated with FutureGen 2.0, the first large-scale oxy-combustion repowering project in the world that will use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. FutureGen 2.0 is supported by a $1 billion commitment in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the construction of a near-zero emissions...

2010-09-23 16:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc (MHIA) is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with Southern Company, they have begun a program to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from Georgia Power Plant Yates located near Newnan, Ga. The pilot-scale project at Yates, which uses a mobile version of the KM-CDR CO2( )capture process developed by Kansai Electric and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan (MHI), will provide additional process...

2010-09-23 12:20:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ridgeway Arizona Oil Corp. (Ridgeway), a wholly owned subsidiary of Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. (TSX-V), (the "Company") is pleased to announce the initial investigation and evaluation of the St Johns Dome as a potential site for low-temperature CO(2)-based geothermal power production technologies. Ridgeway has been informed that its joint venture partner, GreenFire Energy, has received notice of the award of a $2.0 million grant from the U. S....

2010-09-23 09:11:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company has captured carbon dioxide from one of its power plants for the first time, a milestone that significantly advances the development of technology considered crucial to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power generation. The research accomplishment was achieved this month at subsidiary Georgia Power's Plant Yates near Newnan, Ga. The pilot-scale project at Plant Yates, which uses a capture system developed by Mitsubishi Heavy...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance Board of Directors has appointed Kenneth K. Humphreys as its new Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Michael J. Mudd, who recently announced his retirement. Mr. Humphreys will lead the Alliance as it restructures its partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the State of Illinois to help build the world's first near-zero emissions coal-fueled power plant using carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology....

2010-09-21 11:18:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has recognized Air Products' (NYSE: APD) approach to climate change disclosure and again named the company to its S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for 2010. Representing 534 institutional investors with $64 trillion in assets under management, the CDP holds the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world. Its Leadership Index, compiled by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)...

2010-09-16 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the creation of the Simulation-Based Engineering User Center (SBEUC) that will facilitate collaborative computational research for energy applications. Funded with $20 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the SBEUC will be primarily used for developing and deploying the simulation tools developed under the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Simulation Initiative...

2010-09-14 21:14:00

PERTH, Western Australia and ATLANTA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Algae.Tec Limited (ACN 124 544 190) a pioneering highly-efficient carbon capture and algae growth and harvesting system (the McConchie-Stroud System) that produces algal products (such as algal oil and biomass) that can be used to generate sustainable bio-fuels, is targeting inclusion in the Australian Government's Cleaner Futures for Power Stations Policy. http://www.scribd.com/doc/34742233/Cleaner-Power-Stations-Fact-Sheet...