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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...

2010-07-29 09:55:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The environmental and energy markets present a very broad opportunity for Air Products (NYSE: APD) across many of its business segments. Increasing its focus on these markets, Air Products today commissioned a new Clean Energy Combustion Lab at its headquarters in Allentown, Pa. This large-scale, state-of-the-art facility will enhance Air Products' position as a provider of world-class combustion technology. The advanced lab will be...

2010-07-29 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyonic Corporation today announced it received $25 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support phase two construction of the Capitol-SkyMine® project, targeted to be the world's first for-profit, commercial carbon capture plant. Utilizing Skyonic's patented SkyMine® CO2 mineralization process, the project will implement new methods for removing CO2 and heavy metals from the flue gas stacks of power...

2010-07-26 06:00:00

SWEETWATER, Texas, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenaska has chosen Fluor Corporation's Econamine FG Plus(SM) carbon capture technology for use in its proposed Tenaska Trailblazer Energy Center, being developed near Sweetwater. Trailblazer will be a pioneering 600-megawatt (net) electricity generating plant fueled by pulverized coal and is expected to be among the first full-scale commercial power plants in the nation, and the first in Texas, to capture 85 to 90 percent of the carbon dioxide...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.