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2010-07-23 12:10:00

Marks 20th Settlement Under United States' Power Plant Enforcement Initiative WASHINGTON, July 23, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc., an Indiana electric generation and transmission cooperative, has agreed to install state-of-the-art pollution control technology at its two coal-fired power plants in Indiana, the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today.

2010-07-20 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $41 million to design, manufacture and supervise the construction and commissioning of two new air cooled condenser dry cooling systems for the Riyadh PP11 power plant to be constructed in Saudi Arabia.

2010-07-19 16:27:00

ERLANGEN, Germany, July 19 /PRNewwire/ -- Siemens Energy is planning to design, install, and operate a pilot plant for treating a slipstream (1 MW equivalent) at the Tampa Electric Big Bend Station to demonstrate POSTCAP technology for post-combustion CO2 gas capture.

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2010-07-15 09:49:29

Because they can remove carbon dioxide from the flue gases of coal-burning facilities such as power plants, solid materials containing amines are being extensively studied as part of potential CO2 sequestration programs designed to reduce the impact of the greenhouse gas.

2010-06-28 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A revolutionary process that efficiently converts coal into clean burning energy has been developed and is commercially available from Bixby Energy Systems, Inc., a Minneapolis-based new-energy technology development company.

2010-06-23 07:46:00

CO2 Solution's enzyme-based technology shows potential to reduce size of carbon capture equipment by more than 90% and achieve substantial reduction in process energy consumption TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,261,136 QUEBEC CITY, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CO2 Solution Inc.

2010-06-16 12:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today it has been selected to receive $253 million in Phase 2 funding from the United States Department of Energy (DOE) under the Industrial Carbon Capture and Sequestration (ICCS) Program for its ICCS project in Port Arthur, Texas.

2010-06-15 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy has been awarded contracts to supply a total of five state-of-the-art gas turbine-generator packages for the Lee and Sutton combined cycle power plants in North Carolina.

2010-06-11 14:53:00

HARRIMAN, Tenn., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority will begin operating two recently completed scrubbers next week at its Kingston Fossil Plant, reducing sulfur dioxide emissions up to 95 percent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) This gives TVA a total of 10 scrubbers installed at five of its 11 coal-fired power plants. A scrubber removes sulfur dioxide emissions by routing flue gases produced from burning coal through a limestone and...

2010-06-01 15:59:00

SHREVEPORT, La., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today filed a petition for rehearing at the Arkansas Supreme Court.


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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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