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ACC 2020 Tomorrow’s Leadership Council program – registration is now open

The ACC’s Tomorrow’s Leadership Council (TLC) is designed to advance and vest executive talent in the coal industry. TLC is an annual program designed to provide a meaningful opportunity for up-and-coming executives to enhance their industry knowledge and networks through projects and … Continue reading

01. November 2019 by Terry Headley
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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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ACC SUBMITS COMMENTS ON EPA GREENHOUSE GAS PROPOSAL

ACC submitted comments to EPA on its proposal for greenhouse gas/CO2 emissions for new, modified, and reconstructed power sector coal plants, supporting EPA’s proposal to change to a standard based on the use of “supercritical” technology. Such technology is widely available and … Continue reading

02. June 2019 by Terry Headley
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