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2011-01-19 16:15:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nalco Mobotec, Inc., the global leader in air protection technology, announces the signing of a contract with Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) for mercury emission control at PGE's Boardman Station in Boardman, Oregon.

2010-12-21 13:30:00

Communities in central and northern China are facing power cuts and rationing as winter coal supplies start to drop due to a surging demand.

2010-12-16 18:44:00

PUEBLO, Colo., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp.

2010-12-08 12:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by The Brattle Group finds that emerging U.S.

2010-12-08 11:48:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than six out of ten Americans believe that the U.S.

2010-12-02 11:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power is volunteering to close a West Virginia coal-fired power station as part of its plan to build a natural-gas fired power station in northwestern Virginia.

2010-11-30 10:21:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhino Resource Partners LP (NYSE: RNO) announced today that the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has granted a permit to its subsidiary, Taylorville Mining LLC, for an underground coal mine just outside of Taylorville, Illinois.

2010-10-29 18:14:00

PUEBLO, Colo., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) subsidiary Black Hills Energy - Colorado Electric today announced it has filed testimony with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission that included a proposal recommending retirement of its W.N.

2010-09-29 15:58:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept.

2010-09-29 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary SPX Heat Transfer, Inc.

Latest Fossil fuel power plant Reference Libraries

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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