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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...

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...

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...


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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...

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