Some Future Coal Plants Won't Be "Status Quo."

Blankinship, Steve
June 2007
Power Engineering;Jun2007 Supplement, Vol. 111, p2
Trade Publication
The author argues that emissions control equipment will be installed at coal-fired power plants, which will be built in the U.S. in the future. This development is in contrast to pollution-prone coal gasification that has been used for more than 100 years. With emissions control equipment, pollutants and carbon dioxide will be captured before they are processed and released into the atmosphere. This trend is driven by higher natural gas prices and prudent resource utilization.


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