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2014-06-26 12:24:06

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Clean Coal Technologies (CCT) Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/coal/global_clean_coal_technologies_cct_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clean Coal Technologies (CCT) by annual spending in US$ Thousand. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates...

2011-02-28 12:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance has selected Morgan County, Ill., as the preferred location for the FutureGen 2.0 carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site, visitor center, research, and training facilities. Among the factors that resulted in the selection of the Morgan County site are its high quality geology, which is well suited for safe and secure long-term storage of CO2, and its close proximity to the Meredosia power plant, which simplifies...

2010-10-06 09:51:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) FutureGen 2.0 program, the FutureGen Alliance today released the site selection guidelines for communities that would like to be considered as the host for a carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site. Using safe, proven pipeline technology, the hub will receive and store CO2 emissions from a power plant in Meredosia, Ill. that will be repowered with advanced oxy-combustion technology. The hub also...

2010-09-28 17:43:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance has signed a $553 million cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) associated with FutureGen 2.0, the first large-scale oxy-combustion repowering project in the world that will use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. FutureGen 2.0 is supported by a $1 billion commitment in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the construction of a near-zero emissions...

2010-09-28 15:50:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER) --the holding company for merchant generation for Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE)--today announced that it has signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that could lead to repowering an oil-fired unit at AER's Meredosia Power Plant near Jacksonville, Ill. This would create the world's first, full-scale, oxy-combustion coal-fired plant designed for permanent carbon dioxide...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance Board of Directors has appointed Kenneth K. Humphreys as its new Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Michael J. Mudd, who recently announced his retirement. Mr. Humphreys will lead the Alliance as it restructures its partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the State of Illinois to help build the world's first near-zero emissions coal-fueled power plant using carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology....

2010-05-04 16:31:00

ST. LOUIS, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today highlighted the company's superior safety, financial and environmental leadership at the company's annual shareholder meeting, noting that strong first quarter results put the company on track for 2010 earnings that may rival the company's 2008 record year. "Peabody is the only global pure-play coal investment, and a global leader in clean coal solutions," said Boyce. "We...

2010-04-29 09:00:00

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A clean coal portfolio in Illinois will create thousands of new jobs in the coming years and send a positive ripple effect throughout the Illinois economy, according to a new study released by the Illinois Chamber Foundation today. Commissioned by the Illinois Chamber Foundation and conducted by the Regional Economics Application Laboratory (REAL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, the analysis revealed how certain new coal technologies...


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