Phaeton's Reins: The only practical approach is to pursue technologies that burn coal more clearly
Tags: GLOBAL warming -- Government policy; COAL-fired power plants -- Design & construction; ENERGY facilities; INDUSTRIES -- Power supply; INTERNATIONAL relations; ENVIRONMENTAL policy; FEDERAL laws; GREENHOUSE effect (Atmosphere); EMISSION control
- Global Environmental Concepts. // Greece Country Review;2009, p136
The article discusses several global environmental concepts include the greenhouse effect, the connection between greenhouse gases and global warming and international policy development on global warming.
- Administration Remains Committed to Resolving Global Warming Issue. // Chemical Market Reporter;8/13/2001, Vol. 260 Issue 7, p15
Reports on the commitment of the United States government to resolving global warming issue despite its opposition to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Remarks of Secretary of State Colin Powell on global warming; Reasons for the government in opposing the Kyoto Protocol.
- Global Environmental Concepts. // Turkey Country Review;2009, p139
The article discusses key global environmental concepts including the connection between greenhouse gases and global warming, atmospheric greenhouse effect and international policy development on global warming.
- Kingsnorth: start of a new era? // Modern Power Systems;Apr2007, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p19
The article reports on the proposed construction of two 800 megawatts coal power plants by E.ON AG in England. The proposal was submitted to the government on March 13, 2006. The project marks a major technological transition in the country which is expected to offer emission efficiencies of...
- Smoke Stream. Bowers, Barbara // Best's Review;Nov2003, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p50
Focuses on the potential liabilities of corporations producing greenhouse gas emissions with reference to its added obligation to the insurance industry. Statement of Christopher T. Walker, managing director of Swiss Re Corp.'s Greenhouse Gas Risk Solutions, Financial Business Services, on...
- Achieving peak emissions performance in Hong Kong. // Modern Power Systems;Aug2011, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p10
The article focuses on the emissions reduction backfit programme implemented at the coal-fired plant Castle Peak B in Hong Kong, China. It says that the programme comprises boosted over-fire air (BOFA), selective catalytic reduction (SCR), and flue gas desulphurization (FGD) processes. It says...
- $25-Billion Program Generates Controversy. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/20/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 20, p10
The article deals with the controversy raised by the coal-fired powerplant construction program of TXU Corp. in Dallas, Texas. Some analysts question the premises for making a huge investment in pulverized-coal generation when legislation to limit carbon emissions is widely anticipated. TXU...
- Clean coal plant put on hold. // Mining Engineering;Dec2007, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p18
The article reports that Xcel Energy has put on hold the construction of a coal power plant in Colorado, which would have been the first in the nation to capture its carbon emissions and inject them underground. According to Xcel chief executive officer Dick Kelly, the company is convinced that...
- PRAIRIE STATE ENERGY CAMPUS STAR UP JUST A FEW MONTHS AWAY. // Coal Age;Aug2011, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p6
The article reports on the partial start-up of the 1,600-megawatt coal-fired power plant Prairie State Energy Campus in Illinois by the Peabody Energy Corp. It states that the power plant is expected to be one of the cleanest coal-fired facilities in the U.S. where carbon dioxide emission...