Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 15:59 EDT

Latest Fossil fuel power plant Stories

Search for Better Carbon Capture Speeding Up
2012-08-21 09:03:23

Berkeley Lab Researchers Help Develop a Computer Model That Identifies the Best Molecular Candidates A computer model that can identify the best molecular candidates for removing carbon dioxide, molecular nitrogen and other greenhouse gases from power plant flues has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)´s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the University of California (UC) Berkeley and the University of Minnesota. The model is the...

2012-08-10 10:20:38

LODI, Calif., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an opening ceremony on August 10, 2012, Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) officially dedicated the Lodi Energy Center (LEC). The new plant with an installed capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) is located in Lodi, California. For this natural gas-fired plant Siemens (NYSE: SI) supplied the SCC6-5000F 1x1 Flex-Plant power island which will enable NCPA to bring the plant to full load in very short time. The Siemens Flex-Plant(TM) 30 is designed to...

2012-07-27 10:20:37

RALEIGH, N.C., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), will accelerate the retirement of one North Carolina coal-fired power plant previously slated for closing in 2013, and will retire the utility's only coal-fired unit in South Carolina. The company announced today that the 316-megawatt (MW) Cape Fear coal-fired plant, located near Moncure, N.C., and the 177-MW H.B. Robinson Unit 1 coal-fired plant, located near Hartsville, S.C.,...

2012-07-27 02:25:20

WORCESTER, Mass., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN), a diversified technologies company involved in power generation and wastewater recovery, announced today that its Unity Power Alliance (UPA) joint venture has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a grant that will fund further R&D on the company's patented pressurized oxy-combustion technologies for the production of clean electric power from coal. (Logo:...

2012-07-25 06:21:46

Bridge Technology to Cleaner Future, Technology is 99 Percent Cleaner Than Conventional Coal Plants CHICAGO, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago Clean Energy, a proposed modern coal-gasification plant will pursue one of the most stringent air permits ever issued for an energy facility and will enable the clean-up of an existing 140-acre brownfield site on Chicago's Southeast Side, pending approval of authorizing legislation by Governor Patrick Quinn. "There is no debate...

Economic Feasibility For Capturing Carbon Dioxide Directly From The Air
2012-07-24 11:07:07

Reducing CO2 With a series of papers published in chemistry and chemical engineering journals, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have advanced the case for extracting carbon dioxide directly from the air using newly-developed adsorbent materials. The technique might initially be used to supply carbon dioxide for such industrial applications as fuel production from algae or enhanced oil recovery. But the method could later be used to supplement the capture of CO2 from...

2012-07-23 02:22:03

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and SHANGHAI, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its strategic joint venture with Shanghai Electric Group Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Electric) has received orders for dry cooling systems for three power plants in China totaling more than $40 million. With the orders, Shanghai Electric -SPX Engineering & Technologies Co., Ltd. (SEC-SPX) will provide air cooled condensers (ACC) to the Mengtai, Baota and Zhong Yu power plants located in...

2012-07-16 18:20:15

ST. LOUIS, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Akermin announces that it has signed an agreement with Southern Company Services to install and operate a pilot plant incorporating Akermin's novel biocatalyst delivery system at the National Carbon Capture Center. As part of a two-year project, partially funded through a grant from the US Department of Energy (Grant No. DE-FE0004228), Akermin is designing a pilot plant to demonstrate the performance of its biocatalyst delivery system working...

2012-07-16 10:22:11

Congressional Hearing highlights Virginia's frustration with the Obama Administration's regulations WASHINGTON, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources President Paul Vining, testifying at a congressional hearing today in Abingdon, Va., said, "While there is no question that our industry is being detrimentally impacted, I would respectfully assert that this is not just a war on coal. What we are experiencing is a war on affordable electricity, a significant...

Coal And Natural Gas Even In Energy Production
2012-07-08 07:26:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the first time since officials began keeping track of the numbers, US power plants fired by natural gas are producing approximately the same amount of electricity as those powered by coal, the Department of Energy's statistical branch announced on Friday. The record-setting performance came in April, as both coal-fired plants and natural gas-fired plants provided 32% of the country's total generation, the Energy Information...


Latest Fossil fuel power plant Reference Libraries

28_b6d8369d3cd22b9f7d915b14278a4ed3
2005-05-26 11:24:59

Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. It is a readily combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock. It is composed primarily of carbon and hydrocarbons, along with assorted other elements, including sulfur. Often associated with the Industrial Revolution, coal remains an enormously important fuel and is the most common source of electricity world-wide. In the United States, for example, the burning of coal...

More Articles (1 articles) »