TITLE

The end for unabated coal?

AUTHOR(S)
Milne, Roger; Wood, Janet
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Utility Week;5/1/2009, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the announcement by Ed Milliband, secretary of state at the British Department of Energy and Climate Change, regarding the government's plan to expand carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration competition and set out rules on installing CCS in new coal plants. He also mentioned an emissions performance standard which would limit carbon dioxide emissions from new fossil plants.
ACCESSION #
40624129

 

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