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A Cheaper and Cleaner Catalyst for Burning Methane
2012-08-10 12:57:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Natural gas has become an increasingly important energy source as the world's accessible oil reserves are depleted. The primary component of natural gas is methane, which releases less carbon dioxide than many other hydrocarbon fuels. However, because the methane molecule is so stable, the energy within can't always be accessed, and escaping unburned methane is a greenhouse gas twenty times more powerful than carbon dioxide. This...

2010-03-03 11:10:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development institute, announced today it has been awarded a $4.5M Department of Energy (DoE) project to evaluate the technical and economic viability of carbon dioxide capture using an ammonium carbonate-ammonium bicarbonate (AC-ABC) process at gasification plants, including integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plants. This new project is one of several projects at SRI aimed...

2008-09-11 12:00:30

GreatPoint Energy, a developer of hydromethanation process to convert coal, petroleum coke and biomass into clean natural gas, has signed a framework agreement with the Datang Huayin Electric Power Company to build and operate a natural gas production facility in the Guangdong Province of China. As part of the agreement, the Datang Huayin Electric Power Company, a subsidiary of China Datang, agreed it would fund the cost of the design, construction and initial operation of the facility,...

2008-09-10 12:00:35

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- GreatPoint Energy, Inc., the developer of hydromethanation, a proprietary process that converts coal, petroleum coke and biomass into clean natural gas, today announced it signed a framework agreement with Datang Huayin Electric Power Company, Ltd. to build and operate a natural gas production facility which is expected to be located in Guangdong Province, China. As part of the agreement, Datang Huayin Electric Power Company, a subsidiary of China...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

Energy Quest, Inc. ("EQI") (OTCBB: EQST), an emerging leader in alternative energy and the development and production of hydrogen-enriched alternative fuels in an environmentally responsible manner, today commented on the recent announcement by Alberta's Premier Ed Stelmach committing $2 billion towards kick-starting a carbon capture and store (CCS) network that is welcome news to Energy Quest, Inc. The company is excited as it has a process that blends in perfectly with the province's new...


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