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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...

2010-09-14 13:10:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today outlined a multi-step plan to eliminate energy poverty and inequality by unlocking the power of coal to advance energy security, generate economic stimulus and create environmental solutions. The 'Peabody Plan' was unveiled during a keynote address before the 21st World Energy Congress in Montreal. The Congress is a gathering of global energy leaders from nearly 100...

2010-09-01 16:21:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A report to the General Assembly released today by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) confirms key estimates Tenaska submitted earlier this year as developer of the Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), a $3.5 billion project to convert Illinois coal into clean burning substitute natural gas and electricity. Many issues raised by the ICC are at odds with policy choices made by the General Assembly, with the support of Attorney General Madigan, in passing...

2010-08-18 08:35:00

SHANGHAI, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Chinese government promised that CO2 emission intensity would be reduced by 40%-45% by 2020 compared to 2005. At the same time, by 2020 the share of non-fossil energy consumption target is 15%, which would mean fossil fuels still accounting for 85% of the energy mix. For China's energy and chemical industry, how to develop CO2 Capture, Storage and Utilization (CCSU) technology, and how to realize the efficient and clean use of coal, will be...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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