Electric Tractor Talk With Solectrac CEO Mani Iyer

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 21:30:23 +0000

As any cross-country drive will tell you, the US has a lot of farmland. In 2019, America’s farms produced nearly 1.9 billion bushels of wheat from 47.8 million acres of farmland. And that’s just wheat. America’s most common crop, corn, is grown on 82.5 million acres. That’s a whole lot of land, and there are […]

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Seizing the Opportunity to Supply Better Energy Solutions via Carbon Capture

Credit to Author: Craig Golinowski| Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 23:30:02 +0000

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NET Power Plant

Clean firm power, which refers to carbon capture and storage (CCS)-enabled, baseload, dispatchable electricity, is critical to achieving emission reduction goals and meeting energy demands affordably and reliably. New plant designs and retrofitting of existing power plants should be advanced rapidly, while at the same time building jobs and wealth creation across many parts of […]

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G20 Environment Ministers: No Consensus on Phasing Out Coal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:36:54 +0000

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The U.S., UK and other countries want world governments to commit to a phaseout of the use and financing of coal-fired power generation, but officials who met at the G20 Environment Ministers Meeting summit in Naples, Italy, this past week ended their talks without an agreement on the future of the fuel. The topic will […]

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TransAlta Completes Second Coal-to-Gas Conversion

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 20:38:38 +0000

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A Canada-based energy company has completed the second of three planned coal-to-gas conversions at its thermal power plants in Alberta. TransAlta Corp. on July 19 said the conversion of the 395-MW Unit 2 at the Keephills plant near Wabamun, about 45 miles west of Edmonton, continues the company’s transition away from coal-fired power generation. TransAlta […]

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Xcel Scrapping Plan to Build New 800-MW Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2021 21:20:13 +0000

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Xcel Energy is pivoting from its plan to build a new 800-MW natural gas-fired power plant at the site of its Sherco coal-fired facility in Becker, Minnesota. Instead, Xcel plans to build two smaller gas-fired “peaker” plants, one in Minnesota and one in North Dakota, as part of a new initiative for the utility’s power […]

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Volvo Announces Plan To Develop Fossil-Free Steel

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 18:05:21 +0000

No matter how progressive a car company gets — no matter how seriously it takes recycling or risk market share to offer cruelty-free interiors — modern cars need steel, and manufacturing steel without the use of fossil fuels remains a challenge. Luckily, it’s a challenge that Volvo, at least, seems to be willing to take […]

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Missouri v. Biden: The Benefits and Costs of Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 04:11:00 +0000

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The Biden administration in February announced that for the remainder of 2021, federal agencies will conduct regulatory and environmental analyses assuming that the global “social cost” of emitting carbon

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Project Will Burn Ammonia with Coal to Cut Emissions

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 16:38:47 +0000

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Japan’s largest power generation company plans to begin using ammonia as a fuel at one of its coal-fired plants as part of an effort to reduce the facility’s emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2). JERA Co., a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings (TEPCO) and Chubu Electric Power, and IHI Corp., a Japanese engineering […]

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Alabama Coal Plant Tops List of Emitters

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2021 18:12:38 +0000

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Plant Miller

A report from a Colorado-based group that provides analysis and market reports to the energy industry says an Alabama power plant has the highest emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) of any coal-fired facility in the Lower 48 states. BTU Analytics in a report released April 29 ranked the James H. Miller plant in West Jefferson, […]

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