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2011-03-14 18:02:00

PUEBLO, Colo., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) subsidiary Black Hills Energy - Colorado Electric today announced it has filed its certificate of public convenience and necessity (CPCN) to construct a General Electric LMS100 natural-gas-fired turbine in accordance with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission's Dec. 15, 2010, order. The order approved the retirement of the company's coal-fired W.N. Clark facility, and granted a "presumption of need" for 42 MW...

2011-03-10 16:19:00

PLAINFIELD, Ind., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In testimony filed with Indiana state utility regulators Thursday, Duke Energy Indiana proposed significant customer protections associated with the construction of its Edwardsport coal gasification plant near Vincennes, Ind. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The company is proposing to cap the project's construction costs to be passed along to customers at $2.72 billion, excluding financing costs on that...

2011-03-10 15:51:00

ST. LOUIS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today outlined the scope of enormous long-term global energy demand and called on energy and business leaders to focus on job one: Lifting billions from energy poverty and expanding major energy access with meaningful sources of supply. "We are at the early stages of a long-term supercycle for global coal demand with hyper growth being driven by soaring energy needs," said...

2011-02-28 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit today in Washington, DC, Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) will announce significant progress towards developing economical, commercial scale technology to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. The program is supported by an ARPA-E Recovery Act program grant. Coal-fired power plants are major emitters of carbon dioxide, a significant greenhouse gas. "Current carbon capture...

2011-02-18 09:00:00

10 Worst States for CO2 Pollution Are TX, FL, OH, IN, PA, IL, KY, GA, AL and MO. Half of New Coal-Fired Power Generation in the U.S. in 2010 Came Online in Texas. WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as a fierce debate rages in Congress today about whether or not to handcuff the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deal with coal-fired power plant pollution, a new report from the Environmental Integrity Project shows that carbon dioxide (CO2)...

2011-01-31 07:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TMEN) has announced that Xavier A. Dorai has been appointed President and CEO of Babcock-Thermo Carbon Capture LLC. Babcock-Thermo Carbon Capture LLC (BTCC) is a limited liability company formed by subsidiaries of Babcock Power, Inc. and ThermoEnergy Corporation to develop and commercialize an advanced carbon capture and emissions-free power plant design that utilizes a patented, high-pressure...

2011-01-27 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyonic Corporation, a chemical engineering company developing technologies to safely recycle carbon emissions into economic mineral resources, today announced a new scrubber technology that can remove virtually all sulfur oxides (SOx) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emitted from flue gas stacks. This new scrubber technology, SkyScraper(TM), is designed to help refining, power and other industrial plants safely treat flue gas streams and have the...

2011-01-26 13:43:00

So-Called "Clean Energy Standard" Highlighted in Obama State of the Union Speech, But Huge Health, Environmental Costs Associated With Nuclear, Coal WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If Congress and the White House intend to move forward with a "clean energy standard" (CES), it will be a huge contradiction to include nuclear reactors and coal-fired power plants, according to three experts. In the wake of President Obama's State of the Union address embracing CES, the...

2011-01-25 11:17:00

As Washington Debates "Clean Energy Standard," Report Details Little-Understood Harmful Water, Health and Other Impacts of Coal and Nuclear Power in U.S. WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An astounding 200 billion gallons of water withdrawn from America's water supply each day ... annual costs to society from premature deaths due to power plant pollution so high that they are up to four times the price of all electricity produced in the U.S. ... and four metric tons of...

2011-01-24 01:00:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nalco Mobotec, a global leader in air protection technology, announced that, as part of a consortium with engineering firm Remak Rozruch, it has signed a contract with Zespol Elektrowni PAK SA for the modernisation of one of the boilers at PAK's Patnow I Power Plant located in Konin, Poland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101231/NALCOLOGO) Zespol Elektrowni PAK SA is one of the largest electrical power producers in Poland. This...


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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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