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Next Generation CCS – Beyond Coal

By Corwyn Bruce, International CCS Knowledge Centre Post-combustion carbon capture and storage (CCS) is impartial. It is a suite of technologies that can be applied – yes, to coal – but likewise to other industries also wanting to see substantial … Continue reading

04. August 2020 by Betsy Monseu
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Clean coal is essential to America | U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette

In March of this year, as COVID-19 began its upward climb, the State of Pennsylvania chose to include coal mining among its “essential” activities. This decision presumably didn’t sit well with those wanting to ban coal altogether due to environmental … Continue reading

06. July 2020 by Betsy Monseu
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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 Betsy Monseu
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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 Betsy Monseu
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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 Betsy Monseu
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Climate Hysterics Skyrocket

Increasingly absurd disaster rhetoric is consistently contradicted by climate and weather reality Paul Driessen Call it climate one-upmanship. It seems everyone has to outdo previous climate chaos rhetoric. The “climate crisis” is the “existential threat of our time,” Speaker Nancy … Continue reading

07. February 2019 by Betsy Monseu
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ACC Statement on EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, August 21, 2018– The American Coal Council appreciates the administration’s continuing focus on regulatory reform, and EPA’s proposal to replace the prior administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) with the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule announced today is another big … Continue reading

21. August 2018 by Terry Headley
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US DOE to grant $36m for carbon capture research projects

Staff Writer Energy Business Review                                                                        … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Betsy Monseu
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The left’s misleading green jobs claims: Renewable energy workers produce relatively little power

By H. Sterling Burnett Washington Examiner One of the main reasons President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement is the treaty is a “bad deal for America.” Among many other problems, it would cost a significant number of jobs. … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by Betsy Monseu
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EPA planning ‘inside the fence’ replacement for Clean Power Plan

By Annalee Armstrong and Taylor Kuykendall SNL WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appears set to replace the broadly scoped Clean Power Plan with a narrower rule requiring generators to make plant-specific thermal efficiency improvements to coal-fired facilities, according to a former … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by Betsy Monseu
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