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2009-12-04 09:00:00

$12 Million in Recovery Act Funds Leverages $15.7 Million for Nine Combined Heat, Power Projects HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine new large-scale heat and power projects announced today by Governor Edward G. Rendell will create enough energy to power 180,000 homes for one year and slash carbon dioxide emissions equal to 180,000 passenger vehicles while creating jobs and stabilizing power distribution networks. The combined heat and power, or CHP, projects will...

2009-12-03 13:42:16

Proposed system uses solid-oxide fuel cells to produce power without sending greenhouse gases into the atmosphere A new type of natural-gas electric power plant proposed by MIT researchers could provide electricity with zero carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere, at costs comparable to or less than conventional natural-gas plants, and even to coal-burning plants. But that can only come about if and when a price is set on the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases "”...

2009-12-01 11:01:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Carolinas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN), today announced that by the end of 2017, the company intends to permanently shut down all of its remaining N.C. coal-fired power plants that do not have flue-gas desulfurization controls (scrubbers). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c ) In a report filed with the N.C. Utilities Commission today, the utility outlined its plan to...

2009-11-30 05:00:00

FREDERICIA, Denmark, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Inbicon A/S today announced the signing of a multi-party Memo of Understanding to pursue the licensing, development, and construction of a biomass refinery in North Dakota. Inbicon's new collaborators are Otoka Energy, a U.S. developer of renewable energy projects, and Great River Energy, a Minnesota electric generation and transmission cooperative. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091130/PH17698) As now envisioned, says Inbicon...

2009-11-18 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians for Social Responsibility today released a groundbreaking medical report, "Coal's Assault on Human Health," which takes a new look at the devastating impacts of coal on the human body. By examining the impact of coal pollution on the major organ systems of the human body, the report concludes that coal contributes to four of the top five causes of mortality in the U.S. and is responsible for increasing the incidence of major...

2009-11-16 14:35:00

MONROE, Mich., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time this year, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant has achieved a major reduction in emissions. The second flue gas desulfurization system - or scrubber - began operation today at the coal-fired power plant. With today's startup of the second scrubber, sulfur dioxide emissions are reduced by about 97 percent and mercury emissions are reduced by 80 to 90 percent from the plant's No. 3 generating unit. Similar reductions were achieved...

2009-11-09 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, Inc. has been chosen to provide the coal gasification technology for the Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), the 730-megawatt (gross) advanced clean coal generating plant being developed near Taylorville, Ill., the company announced today. The Taylorville Energy Center (TEC) will be one of the nation's first commercial-scale, coal gasification plants with carbon capture and storage (CCS) capability. Tenaska, managing...

2009-11-04 14:36:04

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Julio Friedmann, in collaboration with the Center for American Progress, the Asia Society Center and with partner Monitor Group, today released the report, "A Roadmap for U.S.-China Collaboration on Carbon Capture and Sequestration." The report provides a framework for long-term bilateral cooperation in the development and use of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies, and sets out the benefits of the job creation opportunities and...

2009-11-03 08:29:00

Trading symbol: CST Outstanding shares: 50,261,136 Patent covering use of enzyme for carbon capture at coal fired power plants is fourth new patent received by CO2 Solution in 2009 QUEBEC, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CO2 Solution Inc. ("CO2 Solution" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received a new United States patent, 7,596,952 - Process and a plant for recycling carbon dioxide emissions from power plants into useful carbonated species. The patent...

2009-11-03 07:30:00

SHENYANG, China, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NFEC; "NF Energy"), a Chinese leader in energy efficient flow control systems, today announced the Company has completed the 1st batch of energy efficient flow control systems for a large power plant in Guangdong province. Four butterfly valves are to be delivered in Q4 2009. US GAAP revenue of US$560,000 is to be recognized in Q4 2009. Another batch of four butterfly valves is to be delivered...


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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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.