Coal Power Plants

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February 12, 2013

Continued uncertainty in the future direction of climate frameworks, political instability of the Middle East and North Africa region, energy price volatility, and the global economic recession are what energy leaders consider as the top "insomnia" issues driving the world energy agenda this year, according to the 2013 World Energy Issues Monitor.

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February 7, 2013

Following the successful completion of the first phase, the Energy Department has announced the beginning of Phase II of project development with a new cooperative agreement between the FutureGen Industrial Alliance and the Department of Energy for an innovative carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Illinois.

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October 30, 2012

Southern Company – through subsidiary Southern Generation Technologies, LLC – and KBR, LLC, of Houston, Texas, have formed an alliance to market 21st century coal technology, Transport Integrated Gasification, to power companies worldwide.

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September 6, 2012

Dominion said today it intends to pursue the sale of three fossil fuel-fired merchant power stations, one in Massachusetts and two in Illinois.

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August 6, 2012

Interstate Power and Light Company outlined today the company's energy resources strategy. 

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June 8, 2012

At the annual shareholder meeting of Chesapeake Energy Friday, National Center for Public Policy Research President David Ridenour plans to question CEO Aubrey McClendon over the company's $26 million contribution to the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal" campaign.

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May 11, 2012

In a study commissioned by the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO), economists at The Brattle Group evaluated the feasibility of the large number of simultaneous environmental retrofits and new generation that may be needed for coal plants to comply with the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule.

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May 8, 2012

Global funding for carbon capture and storage technology remained unchanged at US$23.5 billion in 2011 in comparison to the previous year, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute.

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March 21, 2012

SaskPower and Hitachi Ltd. are partnering to construct a $60 million carbon capture test facility (CCTF) at SaskPower's Shand Power Station in southeastern Saskatchewan.