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2009-06-04 11:26:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity applauds the successful conclusion of Texas' 81st legislative session and the passage of several bills that provide comprehensive incentive measures for clean coal technology projects in the state. "The measures endorsed by ACCCE and the Clean Coal Technology Foundation of Texas that passed this session represent a major step forward in the development of clean coal technologies and help...

2009-06-01 10:11:00

Bright Automotive Anxious to Help America Achieve President's Goal of One Million Plug-In Hybrid Cars on the Road by 2015 ANDERSON, Ind., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bright Automotive today announced it has applied for $35 million in government grants in support of the President's goal to put one million plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) on the road by 2015. These grants will allow Bright Automotive (www.brightautomotive.com) to accelerate the production of its 100+MPG PHEV, the...

2009-05-28 13:14:00

Findings Could Help Find Sites Where Carbon Dioxide Could be Stored Underground HARRISBURG, Pa., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the requirements of a 2008 state law that directed the state to investigate the viability of storing carbon dioxide underground, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Acting Secretary John Quigley today said the department will begin collecting seismic data throughout Pennsylvania in July. "This is part of the evaluation of the geology of...

2009-05-26 12:37:00

Proposal designed to encourage new technologies while adhering to Minnesota's environmental goals MINNEAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to preserve Minnesota's access to its most abundant source of baseload power while reducing the environmental impact of coal production, legislation was introduced prior to the conclusion of the 2009 legislative session that creates an exemption in Minnesota Energy Law for new coal baseload power projects located in states actively engaged in...

2009-03-26 11:15:00

CALGARY, Alberta, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spectra Energy (NYSE: SE) today announced it is proceeding with the next stage of the feasibility work associated with the company's Fort Nelson carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project by commencing detailed geological assessments. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061030/CLM051LOGO ) "This work represents an important milestone in the Fort Nelson carbon capture and storage feasibility project," said Doug Bloom,...

2009-03-25 14:19:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) today announced its plans to construct and operate a hydrogen fuel production-and-dispensing facility at the Yeager Airport in Charleston, W.Va. According to U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., "This project is a great example of the wonderful potential of coal. Coal can produce hydrogen fuel, which can greatly reduce greenhouse gases and our need to import...

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2009-03-23 14:15:07

In the future, natural gas derived from chunks of ice that workers collect from beneath the ocean floor and beneath the arctic permafrost may fuel cars, heat homes, and power factories. Government researchers are reporting that these so-called "gas hydrates," a frozen form of natural gas that bursts into flames at the touch of a match, show increasing promise as an abundant, untapped source of clean, sustainable energy. The icy chunks could supplement traditional energy sources that are in...

2009-02-05 10:00:00

Veteran Washington D.C. Energy Policy Expert to Oversee ACCCE's Federal Lobbying and Policy Development Initiatives ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, (ACCCE), today named Paul Bailey as Senior Vice President for Federal Affairs. Bailey will lead ACCCE's federal lobbying efforts as well as oversee the coalition's policy initiatives. "There is an exciting and worthy conversation going on, with policy makers discussing policies that...

2009-01-14 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CrystaTech announced today that it has executed a multi-year agreement with GTC Technology Inc. ("GTC") for the development and deployment of advanced eco-friendly energy technologies in China, Russia and India. Under the terms of the agreement, CrystaTech and GTC will cooperate in the development and deployment of a Mobile Sulfur Recovery Unit ("Mobile SRU"). The volumetric flow of sour gas wells can be safely tested using this breakthrough Mobile...

2009-01-12 10:56:00

Tenaska poised to be first electric generator to provide clean air benefits required by new law. SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A major milestone in the nation's development of environmentally responsible coal power plants was achieved in Illinois today with the signing into law of SB 1987, the Clean Coal Portfolio Standard Act. The new law creates a framework for developing coal gasification projects with carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage, requiring emissions from these...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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