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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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Is it Climate Socialism – or Eco-Fascism? Green New Deal climate alarm socialism is really intolerant, totalitarian eco-fascism

By Paul Driessen Green New Dealers have convinced themselves that our planet faces an imminent, existential, manmade climate cataclysm – that can be prevented solely and simply by government edicts replacing fossil fuels with biofuel, wind, solar and battery energy. … Continue reading

27. 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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American Coal e-Newsletter Available

The October issue of the American Coal e-newsletter is now available. Click below for the latest news about America’s energy — coal. https://mailchi.mp/57d3bdfe4d97/heres-your-american-coal-newsletter-for-october?e=01527550f9

12. October 2018 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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National Coal Council Approves Report for U.S. Secretary of Energy

“Power Reset: Optimizing the Existing U.S. Coal Fleet to Ensure a Reliable and Resilient Power Grid” National Coal Council WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 3, 2018) – Calling abundant, affordable and diverse domestic energy the underpin of economic prosperity, members of the … 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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Coal Lobby Pleased as Trump Nominates Ally McNamee to FERC

By Gavin Bade Utility Dive WASHINGTON, DC (October 4, 2018) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated Department of Energy official Bernard McNamee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), seeking to fill a vacant seat on the commission with … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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