The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced US$6 million in federal funding for research and development to produce valuable products from coal waste-derived sources.
The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement has notified the Oklahoma Department of Mines and the Oklahoma Conservation Commission that the state may no longer exercise regulatory jurisdiction under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 on Indian Lands within the State.
The National Mining Association has released a statement on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure and jobs plan.
CONSOL Energy Inc. has announced that it has priced US$75 million of tax-exempt solid waste disposal revenue bonds to be issued through the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority.
Combustible by-product production in the US electric power industry decreased from 135.1 million short t in 2010 to 88.7 million short t in 2019, a 34% decline.
NETL has announced the release of a new dynamic power plant modelling library that could lead to more efficient, reliable and flexible power plants.
2020 marked the first time that coal was not the largest or second-largest source of annual electricity generation in the US since at least 1949, but the EIA expects coal-fired electricity generation to increase in both 2021 and 2022.
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected two projects to receive approximately US$2 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development.
Babcock & Wilcox has announced that its B&W Thermal segment will design, supply and install replacement thermal technologies for a power plant in North America.
The Energy Information Administration has reported that in 2020, US coal exports declined to 69 million short t, a 26% decrease from 93 million short t in 2019.