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US FERC Commissioner McNamee won’t seek new term, adding pressure for nominations

Washington — US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member Bernard McNamee will not seek another term after his expires at the end of June, potentially adding pressure on the White House to advance more nominees to maintain a quorum and a Republican … Continue reading

26. January 2020 by Terry Headley
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Coal Mine’s Closure Leaves Hopi, Navajo Homes Without Heat This Winter

Phoenix — The Kayenta coal mine in northeastern Arizona shut down last year, along with the power plant it supplied. Coal from that mine used to light up Las Vegas and Los Angeles and supply the electricity to pump water … Continue reading

26. January 2020 by Terry Headley
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China pledges to buy more US met coal in Phase 1 trade deal

Singapore — A Phase 1 trade agreement signed between the United States and China on Wednesday saw Beijing pledge to buy more metallurgical coal in the next two years from the US.  Read more here.

26. January 2020 by Terry Headley
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Clean Energy Has A Dirty Secret

By Greg Walcher “Governments should temporarily provide funding for new energy technologies so that they can become market competitive with traditional energy resources.” So the Global Energy Network Institute and other renewable energy advocates have been saying for decades. Taxpayers … Continue reading

18. December 2019 by Terry Headley
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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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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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Coal – Up, Down and Sideways: Join us for the ACC Spring Coal Forum

2018 saw strong export markets for both thermal and metallurgical coals, supportive economic conditions in the U.S. and globally, and continuing progress by the administration on federal regulatory reform in Washington DC. Near the end of the year came spiking … Continue reading

08. February 2019 by Terry Headley
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NETL-Developed Sensors Helping Detect Rare Earth Elements in Coal Mining Waste

National Energy Technology Labs MORGANTOWN, WV (October 9, 2018) — NETL Researchers Paul Ohodnicki, Ph.D., and Dustin McIntyre, Ph.D., have worked with optical sensors and laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) for years, adapting their respective technologies to fit different applications. … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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Coal Use Rises as Renewables Fall in U.S. Electricity Generation

By Ron Patterson Oil Price.com WASHINGTON, DC (October 3, 2018) – EIA released the latest edition of their Electric Power Monthly on September 25th, with data for July 2018. The table above shows the percentage contribution of the main fuel sources to … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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Energy Insecurity is a Problem for 1/3rd of U.S. Population

By L.M. Sixel Houston Chronicle HOUSTON (September 20, 2018) — Nearly one-third of U.S. households face energy insecurity at least once a year because they can’t afford to pay their bills or even turn on their heat or air conditioning. … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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