CPV Announces New 1.8-GW Gas-Fired Plant for West Virginia

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 19:20:39 +0000

A Maryland-based power generation group said it will build an 1,800-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in West Virginia, a project that will utilize carbon capture and storage to take advantage of a government tax credit. Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) on Sept. 16 said it plans for the project to be operational later this decade. […]

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Biden Administration Targets Industrial Decarbonization Through Electrification, Low-Carbon Fuels, CCUS

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 15:45:06 +0000

The Biden administration has laid out a comprehensive roadmap to help five energy-intensive manufacturing sectors reduce their fuel- and power-related carbon emissions and achieve net-zero by 2050. The pathways proposed for the iron and steel, cement and concrete, food and beverage, chemical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors may have substantial implications for future power demand. […]

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Algae Biofuel Back From Dead, Now With Carbon Capture

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 16:30:41 +0000

biofuel algae bioreactor NRELAlgae biofuel could have another moment in the sun, now that more federal dollars are pouring into carbon capture-and-recycling technology.

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DOE Backs Carbon Capture Development at Two Major Gas-Fired Power Plants   

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2022 13:37:15 +0000

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Two major U.S. gas power plants will be part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) efforts to develop carbon capture technologies capable of capturing at least 95% of carbon dioxide.  The agency’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) on Aug. 26 announced $31 million in funding for 10 projects. While many of the […]

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Interview With Terraform Founder Casey Handmer

Credit to Author: Benjamin Schulz| Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2022 15:30:18 +0000

When did you create Terraform, and what’s the story behind it? What was your initial inspiration? Terraform Industries was founded in late 2021, as a vehicle to bring gigascale atmospheric hydrocarbon synthesis to the world. Regardless of technical approach, ever-cheapening renewable power means that, in any given market, it’s only a matter of time before […]

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Renewable Energy, Electrification Big Winners in Inflation Reduction Act

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 22:28:12 +0000

The U.S. House on Aug. 12 passed a bill with major implications for the power generation industry, joining the U.S. Senate in supporting the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The bill, which now heads to President Joe Biden for his signature, includes major provisions to combat climate change, including support for a variety of clean energy […]

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A Japanese Project Demonstrates a Carbon Neutrality Pathway for Coal Power

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:20:00 +0000

Osaki CoolGen Corp.’s complex three-phase demonstration project in Hiroshima Prefecture seeks to achieve highly efficient coal-fired power generation with near-zero emissions by integrating carbon

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Bacteria Could Help to Capture Greenhouse Gases

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2022 23:30:32 +0000

Carbon dioxide is an important molecule necessary for life on Earth. Trees need CO2 for photosynthesis, crops produce higher yields in its presence, and some bacteria can transform it into food. The molecule is even an important part of human health, driving us to take in big breaths of oxygen. However, too much CO2 can have a […]

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Climeworks Predicts Drop In Cost To Below $250/mt For Carbon Removal By 2030

Credit to Author: Jonny Tiernan| Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 21:35:31 +0000

The manager for strategic partnerships at Climeworks, Barbara Truyers, has stated that the cost of Direct Air Capture technology is set to drop as low as $250-$300/mtCO2e by the end of 2030 while hoping to reach multi-megaton capacity. Climeworks has recently announced Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) purchases by well known companies like Zendesk, BCG, Svarovski, […]

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Climeworks Predicts Drop In Cost To Below $250/mt For Carbon Removal Until 2030

Credit to Author: Jonny Tiernan| Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 21:35:31 +0000

The manager for strategic partnerships at Climeworks, Barbara Truyers, has stated that the cost of Direct Air Capture technology is set to drop as low as $250-$300/mtCO2e by the end of 2030 while hoping to reach multi-megaton capacity. Climeworks has recently announced Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) purchases by well known companies like Zendesk, BCG, Svarovski, […]

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