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2010-03-22 23:01:00

SINGAPORE, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The highflying gas turbine market took an unexpected tumble in 2009 due to a drastic drop in new gas or steam turbines contracts from Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). The global economic slowdown cautioned power project developers against making huge investments in turbines, especially due to the lack of financing options. Therefore, power generation expansion programs took a backseat in 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO)...

2010-03-16 09:20:00

Everyone knows that carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas driving climate change, is a global problem. Now a Stanford study has shown it is also a local problem, hurting city dwellers' health much more than rural residents', because of the carbon dioxide "domes" that develop over urban areas. That finding, said researcher Mark Z. Jacobson, exposes a serious oversight in current cap-and-trade proposals for reducing emissions of heat-trapping gases, which make no distinction based on a...

2010-03-03 14:07:00

TAYLORVILLE, Ill., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenaska, managing partner for the Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), announced today that the Facility Cost Report submitted to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) under the Clean Coal Portfolio Standard Law demonstrates the project can be built with minimal rate impact, nearly 2,500 construction jobs and an almost two million ton per year net reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. Once constructed, TEC will be the cleanest coal-fueled...

2010-02-18 08:00:00

Article highlights Company's technology for low-cost carbon dioxide capture TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,261,136 QUEBEC, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CO2 Solution Inc. ("CO2 Solution" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it was featured in an article published on February 16, 2010 in the New York Times entitled Injecting Tiny Proteins Into the Hunt for 'Clean Coal', which highlights the potential of the Company's enzyme based technology for capturing carbon...

2010-02-10 06:00:00

MAIDSVILLE, W.Va. and ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Longview Power, LLC, owner of the state-of-the-art power generation facility currently under construction in Maidsville, W.V., has selected Siemens Energy to conduct an innovative study analyzing the applicability of post-combustion carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology. The Longview Power project includes a new 695-MW rated (net) advanced supercritical pulverized coal power plant equipped with Siemens' advanced air pollution...

2010-02-08 07:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CoaLogix Inc. announced today that its subsidiary CoaLogix Tech LLC has signed an agreement with FLSmidth to provide SO3 and mercury remediation technologies to the coal fired power generation market. With this agreement, CoaLogix Tech becomes the exclusive partner for selling and executing FLSmidth's leading SO3 reduction technology into the power generation market. In addition to marketing existing lines, CoaLogix Tech and FLSmidth will...

2010-02-01 08:00:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), the largest environmental advocacy organization dedicated solely to protecting the Southeast, today announced the top ten places in the South that face immediate, potentially irreparable threats in 2010. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-01-26 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CTEI) announced that it has started its pilot test program to develop its carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology, Carbondox, for application in coal-fired power plants. "Carbondox technology represents a measurable and significant breakthrough in combating climate change and economically reducing carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel burning power plants," said Mr. Arun Govil, CEO & President...

2010-01-25 18:49:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year the United States produces about 70 million tons of fly ash from coal-fired power plants. This material has physical and chemical properties that make it an ideal substance for making concrete. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency promotes recycling fly ash and other byproducts of coal combustion through its Coal Combustion Products Partnership, a consortium of governmental and industry groups. The agency identifies recycling of...

2010-01-25 09:59:00

Emissions to be Cut by more than 75,000 Tons Annually WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Westar Energy has agreed to spend approximately $500 million to significantly reduce harmful air pollution from a Kansas power plant and pay a $3 million civil penalty, under a settlement to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. As part of the settlement, Westar will also spend $6 million on...


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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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