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US Energy Reliability Gone With the Wind

By Matthew Kandrach October 11, 2019 It is too often assumed that making maximum use of renewables is the answer to addressing environmental goals.  So easy is it to buy into this assumption that intermittent wind power is pulling ahead of … Continue reading

15. October 2019 by Terry Headley
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NETL: Coal Chemical Looping Combustion Closer to Commercialization

By Sonal Patel POWER PITTSBURGH, PA (Oct. 3, 2019) – Chemical looping combustion (CLC), an advanced coal power technology that could markedly simplify carbon capture at power plants, has moved significantly closer to commercialization, owing to a breakthrough in oxygen carrier … Continue reading

10. October 2019 by Terry Headley
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No Need for Energy Poverty

By Derrick Hollie Real Clear Energy WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 11, 2019) – It’s a popular theme—from Thomas Malthus to Paul R. Ehrlich to Thanos of Avengers fame: Only drastic action will avert catastrophe. We must consume less, accept less, be less. … Continue reading

10. October 2019 by Terry Headley
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Coal-Heavy States Press FERC for any Action on Resilience to Help Troubled Generators

By Catherine Morehouse Utility Dive WASHINGTON, DC (Oct. 2, 2019) – Six state regulators are pressing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to prioritize its resilience docket, citing concerns over rapid coal plant retirements, Bloomberg first reported Monday. Utility commissioners from Wyoming, Montana, Alabama, Tennessee, … Continue reading

10. October 2019 by Terry Headley
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The Economic Impacts of CCUS Tax Credits

  By Roger H. Bezdek, Ph.D., Management Information Services, Inc. (MISI) Carbon capture, utilization and sequestration (CCUS) may be a technology whose time has come and gone, and come back again. Analysts and policy-makers have belatedly realized that any ambitious decarbonization … Continue reading

16. July 2019 by Terry Headley
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Wyoming & Japan Advance Partnership with Research Project Slated for ITC

Cheyenne, Wyoming – The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority (WIA) announced the state was once again partnering with Japan to advance carbon utilization and carbon recycling technology. The WIA entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Japan Coal Energy Center (JCOAL), … Continue reading

15. July 2019 by Terry Headley
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EPA Finalizes the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, Replacing Clean Power Plan

BY IER JULY 8, 2019 The Affordable Clean Energy Rule (ACE) provides a plan for states to make realistic assessments and upgrade their power plants with clean technologies so that they can operate in a more environmentally friendly manner. ACE … Continue reading

11. July 2019 by Terry Headley
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Meet Dr. Brian Anderson – NETL’s New Director

By T.L. Headley, American Coal Council MORGANTOWN, WV — Brian Anderson, Ph.D., was recently named the new director of the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg made … Continue reading

09. July 2019 by Terry Headley
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Brace Yourself for Long, Hot Texas Summer

By TERRY JARRETT Columnist Waco Tribune-Herald (May 29, 2019) — Texas is once again at the center of America’s energy sector, thanks to emerging trends in both natural gas production and renewable energy. Not only does Texas lead the nation … Continue reading

02. June 2019 by Terry Headley
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Transportable Moisture Limit (TML) for Coal    

By PAUL REAGAN Sampling Associates International, LLC Editor’s note: This article was written to provide information to coal exporters regarding shippers’ responsibilities and compliance with the new IMSBC Code regulations for Transportable Moisture Limit (TML) effective January 1, 2019. The … Continue reading

02. June 2019 by Terry Headley
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