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2008-12-19 16:11:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Department of Energy's (DOE) report on the success of the Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI) provides a timely reminder of the progress that continues to be made in pushing the envelop to develop and deploy new advanced clean coal technologies. "The Clean Coal Power Initiative represents the most recent partnership between the federal government and private industry to work together and share the cost of bringing new technologies to the...

2008-12-10 07:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CrystaTech announced today that it has executed a five-year agreement with the Gas Technology Institute ("GTI") for the development of several new clean energy technologies at GTI's 18-acre R&D facility in Des Plaines, IL. Under the terms of the agreement, GTI and CrystaTech will cooperate in the development of technologies for sulfur capture and recovery, with CrystaTech having access to GTI's facilities and the experience and capabilities...

2008-12-02 13:04:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy today announced it is advancing clean coal research and mining technologies through $10 million in grants to academic institutions, including Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Wyoming and the University of Arizona. "Peabody is a global leader in clean coal solutions, advancing signature projects and partnerships around the world to commercialize near-zero emissions technologies," said Peabody Energy...

2008-12-01 10:52:32

The U.S. Department of Energy says it has selected six university-proposed projects under its University Coal Research Program. The program -- the nation's longest-running student-teacher research grant initiative -- is designed to advance new ideas in coal research and train a new generation of scientists and engineers in the investigation of long-term solutions for clean and efficient use of the nation's abundant coal resources, department officials said. The selected universities are the...

2008-11-11 15:00:18

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CrystaTech announced today its recent success in the development of a downhole regenerable sulphur removal and recovery process called "DSR" (Downhole Sulphur Recovery) with Total, a leading multinational energy company. Under a technology development and commercialization agreement between CrystaTech and Total, the companies are working to develop a regenerable process for the continuous removal and recovery of sulphur depositions in sour gas well...

2008-11-11 09:00:39

Invensys Process Systems (IPS), a global technology, software and consulting firm, today announced that it has been selected by the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to provide a dynamic process simulator for an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant with carbon capture. The IGCC plant simulator is part of the DOE's initiative to develop new clean-coal power plants that burn more efficiently to produce environmentally...

2008-11-10 15:00:17

HOUSTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand") announced today that Dresser-Rand has made an investment in Ramgen Power Systems, LLC, and further expects to support Ramgen's ongoing development work. Dresser-Rand's funding will help satisfy Ramgen's requirement with the Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Lab to obtain private matching funds for development. Ramgen is developing game-changing compressor technology that applies proven...

2008-11-04 09:00:18

ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADES) today announced that it is now under contract and has started work on the Department of Energy (DOE) project that the Company was awarded in July to develop clean coal technology that will capture carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants. ADA-ES will be the prime contractor for a $3.2 million project with the DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory. This program is co-funded by several elite power generators including AEP, Southern Company, Luminant, Xcel...

2008-10-10 15:00:30

By THOMAS CONTENT The technology to bury carbon dioxide underground instead of releasing it into the air from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants is still many years away. But research into the technology is picking up steam as federal funding for research has expanded, said Carl Bauer, director of the National Energy Technology Laboratory in Albany, Ore. "This year our budget for research in carbon sequestration is $170 million," he told more than 100 people during a lunch speech...

2008-10-02 15:00:44

The U.S. Department of Energy has detailed the methodology it uses to produce geologic resource estimates for its carbon dioxide sequestration program. Officials this week released the Methodology for Development of Geologic Storage Estimates for Carbon Dioxide, which outlines the procedures used to estimate the nation's storage potential in the soon-to-be-released 2008 Carbon Sequestration Atlas of the United States and Canada. The updated version of that award-winning atlas is to be...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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