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Modular CCUS upgrades for maximizing existing coal plant profitability

Modular CCUS upgrades for maximizing existing coal plant profitability: achieving chemical coproduction output and price-point goals through retrofit of proven conventional hydrocarbon processing technology. By: Walter J. O’Brien, Industrial Cost Analysis Making electricity plus chemicals is a primary component responsible … Continue reading

13. June 2016 by Jason Hayes
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CASE STUDY: Public Communication and Collaboration for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Technology: Acceptance, Education, and Outreach

  Editor’s note: Dr. Brauer presented information on the Richland Community College / Illinois – Industry Carbon Capture and Storage project in the ACC’s May 15th Coal Q&A webcast. Dr Brauer’s presentation was titled “Carbon (Dioxide) Capture and Storage – Public … Continue reading

29. July 2015 by Jason Hayes
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CCUS Options for Coal Plant Conversion

Editor’s note: This article was originally published to the ACC’s online magazine website (www.acclive.com) in July, 2014. It has been moved to the Coalblog as part of our redesign of our online publications. Opportunities and research available to form solutions … Continue reading

02. July 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Industrial CCUS project begins full-scale operations

Carbon capture use and storage is rapidly becoming a reality. This Energy.gov news release describes the recent dedication ceremonies at a Port Arthur, TX hydrogen production facility. As part of the production of H2, the Air Products and Chemicals plant … Continue reading

01. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Carbon sponge could soak up CO2

Another promising discovery on the CO2 capture front has just come to my attention. This new research is being done at Monash University in Australia. Emissions from coal power stations could be drastically reduced by a new, energy-efficient material that … Continue reading

12. February 2013 by Jason Hayes
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DOE-supported project demonstrates viability of CCUS

A joint industry/DOE project is demonstrating the commercial viability of carbon capture, use, and storage technologies in Texas. The project is currently capturing CO2, compressing and drying it, pipelining it to a “played out” oilfield near West Hastings, TX, and … Continue reading

25. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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New membrane captures 90% of CO2

The DOE has approved a field test for a new CO2 capture membrane. The new technology has successfully captured 90% of CO2 from flue gas in studies, so has been approved to advance to larger scale field studies. In an … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Jason Hayes
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DOE completes first year of large-scale CO2 injection testing

The DOE is reporting success after completing the first year of testing in its research on carbon dioxide capture and storage in large saline aquifers. The test is studying the feasibility of capturing CO2 from an industrial source and storing … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Jason Hayes
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