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2010-09-23 16:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc (MHIA) is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with Southern Company, they have begun a program to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from Georgia Power Plant Yates located near Newnan, Ga. The pilot-scale project at Yates, which uses a mobile version of the KM-CDR CO2( )capture process developed by Kansai Electric and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan (MHI), will provide additional process...

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...

2010-09-14 11:19:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PRRY) of many "Green" technologies for the remediation and recovery of the planet's resources, announces that the Company's CEO, Kurt Neubauer, will be a guest today on the Big Biz Show at 3:10 EDT to update listeners and shareholders. The show will air across the country on radio via the CBS Radio Network, and on television on the Biz Television Network. To listen or watch the LIVE interview, please visit...

2010-09-09 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy has been awarded its first order for the supply of two SCC6-5000F Flex-Plant 10 combined cycle power islands. The order for the two power islands in El Segundo, California, comes from the U.S. power company NRG Energy. The advanced design of the Flex-Plant 10 offers an environmentally compatible solution for the peaking to intermediate market through fast-start technology, and low start-up emissions and water usage. The two Flex-Plant...

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...

2010-08-26 10:10:00

Total of 70 Problem Sites Identified by Groups Since February Is Over and Above the 67 EPA-Acknowledged Sites; New Report Identifies Water Contamination At Coal Ash Dump Sites in AR, CT, FL, IL, IA, KY, LA, MI, NE, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, and WI. WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Days before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) kicks off a series of regional hearings across the United States on whether and how to regulate toxic coal ash waste...

2010-08-24 15:43:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority, with a vision to be one of the nation's leading providers of low-cost and cleaner energy by 2020, announced Tuesday that it will idle nine coal-fired electric generating units, totaling about 1,000 megawatts, at three of its power plants beginning in fiscal year 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Those units are: Shawnee Unit 10 near Paducah, Ky.; John Sevier Units 1 and 2...

2010-08-16 03:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by a period of significant economic growth, the demand for electricity within sub-Saharan Africa is rapidly approaching supply capacity and in many countries exceeding it. The resultant demand for new generation capacity is boosting growth in the steam turbine market for the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "The sub-Saharan African steam...

2010-08-11 07:30:00

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CoaLogix, Inc. and Cormetech, Inc. announced today that they have signed an agreement that combines their technical, service and marketing experience to provide innovative long-term emissions reduction solutions to fossil power plants. The agreement is effective immediately and both companies expect that by combining the best of their respective capabilities and resources, they will be recognized as the most capable and valued leaders in SCR management...

2010-08-10 07:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) has been chosen by Global Partners United, LLC (GPU) as the contractor to build turnkey facilities related to Bixby Energy Systems' coal-to-gas technology throughout China. MCC will act as general contractor and work collaboratively with GPU, Bixby Energy's strategic partner and licensee in China. MCC is one of the leading multinational engineering companies principally engaging in, among other pursuits,...


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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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