Archive for the ‘Coal’ Category

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Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by

Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant Canada recently opened its first large-scale power plant that will burn coal while reducing carbon emissions by 90 percent,[...]
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Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies Robert E. Murray, the owner of Murray Energy Corp. – the biggest closely held U.S. coal producer, said[...]
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Study Says US Coal Exports to South Korea Will Reduce CO2

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Study Says US Coal Exports to South Korea Will Reduce CO2 A study by researchers at Duke University and the University of Calgary has compared[...]
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Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by

Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal The European Union’s attempt to cut greenhouse-gas emissions is threatened again as even developed member nations from the[...]
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Power Decarbonization Cost Climbs 22% to $44 Trillion, Says IEA

Posted on May 13th, 2014 by

Power Decarbonization Cost Climbs 22% to $44 Trillion, Says IEA The cost of reducing carbon emissions from power generation enough to restrict global warming to[...]
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Polar Vortex Emboldens Industry to Give New Life to Aging Coal Plants

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by

Polar Vortex  Emboldens Industry to Give New Life to Aging Coal Plants Masses of freezing arctic air rolling down from the North Pole have driven[...]
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Coal Mine in India Delayed as Local Protests Turn Violent

Posted on January 29th, 2014 by

Coal Mine in India Delayed as Local Protests Turn Violent NTPC Ltd., India’s biggest power company, has been blocked from starting its first coal mine[...]
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Idled Reactors Makes Tepco Double its Coal Use

Posted on January 16th, 2014 by

Idled Reactors Makes Tepco Double its Coal Use Tokyo Electric Power Co., the biggest power utility in Japan, burned twice as much coal in 2013[...]
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Dirtiest Coal Revival in Europe Threatens to Flatten Medieval Towns

Posted on January 7th, 2014 by

Dirtiest Coal Revival in Europe Threatens to Flatten Medieval Towns Europe’s demand for cheaper electricity is reviving mines that produce the dirtiest type of coal,[...]
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TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by

Image courtesy of John Kasawa / FreeDigitalPhotos.net TVA Ignores McConnell With Coal Cut The aid it will reduce its use of coal-fired electrical generation by[...]
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Coal’s Collapse Leaves Czech Town to Face Mass Unemployment

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

Coal’s Collapse Leaves Czech Town to Face Mass Unemployment The burden of mass unemployment now hangs over the Czech Republic’s Moravia-Silesia region as its biggest[...]
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Nevada Utility to Embrace Renewables and Leave out Coal

Posted on April 7th, 2013 by

Nevada Utility to Embrace Renewables and Leave out Coal Nevada’s major public utility NV Energy announced recently that it plans to shut down its four[...]
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Anyone for Chinese Pork Soup?

Posted on April 3rd, 2013 by

This is another fine mess China got herself into.  On March 16, 2013, Huffington Post reported in “Dead Pig Count In China’s Waters Near Shanghai[...]
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“The wonder material of the 21st century” to be used in Green Technology

Posted on November 14th, 2012 by

“The wonder material of the 21st century” to be used in Green Technology Touted as “the wonder material of the 21st century”, Graphene is the[...]
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Technology to Assist Wind Companies with Ongoing Payment Obligations

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

While so much attention has been focused on development of new oil and natural reserves, wind power capacity has increased dramatically, albeit somewhat under the[...]
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Sino Clean Energy’s Transparency Showcases Company’s Positive Growth

Posted on September 8th, 2011 by

Mr. Baowen Ren, Chairman and CEO of Sino Clean Energy, discusses his company’s outlook for the rest of the year and offers some insight into[...]