TITLE

A cleaner coal?

AUTHOR(S)
Peterson, Jodi
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
High Country News;11/23/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the underground coal gasification (UCG) project in Australia. It notes that UCG is one of the techniques being tested in the area to make coal, which is the cheapest and most abundant fuel around, useful to the society. It mentions that in UCG, gas is burned in place and the resulting gas is being converted into diesel or used to generate electricity. The cost of building an underground gasification facility is 25% lower than other clean coal technology.
ACCESSION #
47116403

 

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