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EPA On The Wrong Side Of Green Groups Over Coal Ash Rules
2012-04-09 09:13:32

An alliance of environmental groups is urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to push forward with new coal ash standards that it had proposed after a massive and expensive 2008 oil spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Kingston Fossil Plant. The group, comprised of EarthJustice, the Sierra Club, the Environmental Integrity Project, and others, filed a lawsuit against the EPA last Thursday (April 5) because the agency failed to act on the proposal it had made years...

2012-03-28 02:21:14

WORCESTER, Mass., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN) (www.thermoenergy.com) Chief Executive Officer Cary Bullock expects that the Obama Administration's EPA-proposed first carbon pollution standard for future power plants will spur the adoption of technologies like ThermoEnergy's to eliminate air pollution from coal-fired plants. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/CL50460LOGO ) In reacting to the EPA's newly proposed carbon standard...

CO2 Storage in Deep Saline Aquifers
2012-03-21 10:11:08

[ Watch the Video ] Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com A group of researchers at MIT, led by Ruben Juanes, published a study this week that showed deep saline aquifers in the United States are capable of storing a century´s worth of carbon dioxide produced by the nation´s coal or gas fueled power plants. The researchers were able to accurately model carbon dioxide storage in the aquifers, or layers of water-bearing permeable rock, that would be located well below those water...

2012-03-15 16:42:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Latitude Solutions( symbol OTC:LATI.OB) announced today that it is deploying their patented Integrated Water Systems(TM) (IWS) technology to service Coal Fired Power Utilities. Coal plays a vital role in today's electricity generation worldwide. Coal-fired power plants currently fuel 41% of global electricity and the importance of coal to electricity generation worldwide is set to continue, with coal fuelling 44% of global electricity by...

2012-03-13 08:03:00

CARDIFF, Wales, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Glamorgan in South Wales, UK, as coordinator of a collaborative consortium of 13 EU partners, has secured over EUR9 million from the European Commission for a research project which will investigate how coal can be burnt so as to facilitate Carbon Capture and Storage, thereby minimising CO2 emissions to the environment. The Reliable and Efficient Combustion of Oxygen/Coal/Recycled Flue Gas Mixtures project,...

2012-03-12 16:56:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era of increasing environmental regulations, CPS Energy is one of the first utilities in the nation to make a proactive transition from older coal-fired power to a much cleaner natural gas-fired power. President and CEO Doyle Beneby announced that the San Antonio utility has entered into an agreement to purchase an existing natural gas plant, supporting its strategy of diversification and risk management and allowing customers to continue to...

2012-03-08 07:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN) www.thermoenergy.com, has announced the formation of Unity Power Alliance (www.unitypoweralliance.com). The mission of Unity Power Alliance is to work with partners and stakeholders to develop, promote, demonstrate and commercialize "pressurized oxy-combustion" as a new, preferred clean combustion platform for repowering existing coal-fired power plants in the USA, and building new clean power plants...

2012-03-01 07:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN) www.thermoenergy.com has announced that the company has been highlighted in a recent investment news report in Seeking Alpha, by Dustin Moore. See: http://seekingalpha.com/article/397721-opportunities-in-renewable-energy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/CL50460LOGO) In the article, Moore noted that growth in the clean energy sector has been harmed due to relatively low prices for...

Image 1 - Reduction In Carbon Emissions Attributed To Cheaper Natural Gas
2012-02-28 04:28:11

Lower emission from power plants in 2009 was driven by competitive pricing of natural gas versus coal In 2009, when the United States fell into economic recession, greenhouse gas emissions also fell, by 6.59 percent relative to 2008. In the power sector, however, the recession was not the main cause. Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have shown that the primary explanation for the reduction in CO2 emissions from power generation that year...

2012-02-23 04:30:00

ALBANY, New York, February 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database Clean Coal Technologies Markets and Trends Worldwide, 2nd Edition [http://www.researchmoz.com/clean-coal-technologies-markets-and-trends-worldwide-2nd-edition-report.html ] Coal is expected to continue to be a dominant fuel in power generation due to its low cost and abundance. Nearly 7 billion tonnes of coal were produced globally in 2010, and over 40% of global...


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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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