Posts Tagged ‘coal’

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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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EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

  EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price Europe could persuade utilities to shift from coal burning to cleaner natural gas by quadrupling[...]
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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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CO2 Market Hurt by Russia, Australia Policy, Says World Bank

Posted on May 29th, 2014 by

CO2 Market Hurt by Russia, Australia Policy, Says World Bank Efforts to put a value on greenhouse-gas emissions to contain global warming are being hurt[...]
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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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Chicago Drops Coal, Cuts Electricity Bills

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

Chicago Drops Coal, Cuts Electricity Bills The city of Chicago has signed a unique deal with the utility Constellation to source municipal demand exclusively from[...]
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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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Natural Gas: The Logical Alternative

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by

The term “logical” may not be strong enough, “only” is certainly more appropriate. The story however remains the same. We are finding more reserves of[...]
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Fracking Toothpaste

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

   Natural gas production, from hydrocarbon rich shale formations, known as “shale gas,” is one of the most rapidly expanding trends in onshore oil and[...]
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What is Clean, Abundant, Affordable and the Best Alternative Energy Source We Have?

Posted on January 25th, 2012 by

If you answered cold fusion, eeehhhhh! Your time’s run out!   If you answered natural gas, have a cigar. Natural gas for the simple reason that[...]
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Natural Gas: The Clean Alternative

Posted on December 12th, 2011 by

It has been common knowledge for quite sometime now that natural gas is a suitable clean alternative to all fossil fuels. Natural gas can reduce[...]
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U.S. Support for Renewables is Miniscule…and Erratic

Posted on November 7th, 2011 by

It’s time to ponder a rational comparison of historical U.S. energy incentives. In a thoughtful analysis called “What Would Jefferson Do?” authors Nancy Pfund and[...]
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Why Celanese Might Have A Potential Ethanol Breakthrough

Posted on September 27th, 2011 by

Mark Oberle, Senior VP of Corporate Affairs for Celanese, discusses how his company is working to find new and viable options for using ethanol as[...]