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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...

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. Gorsuch Station coal-fired power plant near Marietta under a settlement to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. As part of the settlement, AMP will also spend $15 million on an environmental mitigation...

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. The proposal, to be presented Thursday at CMS's annual shareholder meeting in...

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. Creating such a system would bring with it jobs and a cleaner environment, but it cannot be accomplished without substantive...

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. The outrageous proposal creates an open door through which millions of tons of life-threatening pollution could be...

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...

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2010-05-10 14:06:39

PNNL shares research highlights at Ninth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Pittsburgh Technology for capturing carbon dioxide and safely storing it underground rather than releasing it to the atmosphere holds significant promise in the U.S. and abroad, according to researchers at the Ninth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration. Researchers from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington will discuss results...

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. WorleyParsons conducted a detailed assessment of Powerspan's CO(2) capture pilot test facility and evaluated the technology's readiness for commercial deployment on existing coal-fired electric...

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. The turbine is an improvement on a 1913 Tesla patent, specially modified for use in wind generation applications, says inventor Howard J. Fuller, Jr., of the Greenville, N.H.-based not-for-profit scientific research organization. Solar Aero's completely enclosed model avoids many of the drawbacks of bladed...

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. Department of Energy for development of innovative technology to remove carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plant emissions. This is the company's first grant under the ARPA-E Recovery Act program. The grant supports development of biocatalysts for more efficient carbon capture from coal-fired power...


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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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