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2010-05-25 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract worth approximately $33 million to design and supply an indirect dry cooling tower system, which includes two natural draft cooling towers, at the HuaNeng Shanxi ZuoQuan Power Plant in China. The 2x660MW coal-fired power plant, owned and operated by HuaNeng Power International, is located in Jinzhong City, Zuoquan County,...

2010-05-18 15:07:00

Emissions to be cut by more than 34,000 tons annually WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Municipal Power (AMP), an Ohio non-profit utility, will permanently retire its Richard H.

2010-05-17 17:27:00

Michigan utility pressed to reduce risk to investors in wake of Tennessee disaster JACKSON, Mich., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CMS Energy, whose coal ash landfill at the Karn-Weadock plant has contaminated groundwater and is leaking heavy metals into Saginaw Bay, faces a shareholder proposal this week asking the company to come clean on its efforts to reduce the environmental and health hazards of coal ash.

2010-05-13 15:26:00

Reports on Risk Assessment, Economic Viability Fulfill Agency's Act 129 Requirements HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today posted two reports online that conclude that with the appropriate changes in laws, Pennsylvania's geology could store carbon dioxide in a cost-competitive and manageable way.

2010-05-12 16:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We at the American Lung Association were shocked to read language included in the draft American Power Act introduced today by Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman that would unleash a dangerous process to attack life-saving rules on coal-fired power plants and threaten to permit much more air pollution around the nation.

2010-05-11 12:30:00

With Uncertainty Mounting About Climate/Energy Bill, Major New Study for CSI Details Path for Breaking Away From "Business As Usual" in the Electric Power Sector. WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What happens if Congress fails to pass a climate or energy bill in 2010? Even without a federal carbon policy, the United States could move from the "business as usual" status quo to a dramatically cleaner and healthier approach to meeting its electrical power needs, according to a...

2010-05-10 14:06:39

Technology for capturing carbon dioxide and safely storing it underground rather than releasing it to the atmosphere holds significant promise in the US and abroad.

2010-05-05 07:32:00

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerspan Corp., a clean energy technology company, announced results today from an independent review of its ECO(2)(®) post-combustion carbon dioxide (CO(2)) capture technology, conducted by global engineering firm WorleyParsons Group, Inc.

2010-05-03 08:00:00

GREENVILLE, N.H., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Aero Research is pleased to announce its new type of boundary-layer, bladeless wind turbine has been granted U.S. Patent No. 7,695,242.

2010-05-03 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) today announced that the company has been selected to receive up to a $4.7 million grant from the U.S.

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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