The start of construction for a world first hydrogen project (Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain, HESC) based at AGL Loy Yang began yesterday.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has announced a proposed regulation to the management of coal combustion residuals (CCR) from electric utilities.
EPA’s proposals appear to include enough flexibility to avoid many adverse repercussions on the electric power sector, including the forced closure or idling of coal-fired power plants that are necessary for reliable and affordable electricity.
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Bituminous coal producer Wolverine Fuels has appointed Carson Pollastro as its Chief Operating Officer.
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According to the new policy, AXIS will not provide insurance or facultative reinsurance for new thermal coal or tar sands extraction and pipeline projects and their dedicated infrastructure.
“40% of surveyed CEOs are currently investing in the research and development of low emission technologies from carbon capture and storage to energy efficiency projects,” says QRC.
Research and development resulting from the Coal FIRST initiative will underpin coal-fired power plants that are capable of flexible operations to meet the needs of the evolving grid.