Solar Farms Would Replace New Mexico Coal-Fired Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 21:23:10 +0000

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A U.S. subsidiary of one of France’s largest providers of solar power has given New Mexico officials more detailed information about the company’s plans for developing a series of solar projects. The installations would help offset the loss of generation from retiring coal-fired power plants in the state, including the San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) […]

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Next-Gen Energy Efficiency Tech Kills Carbon Capture Dream

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:14:36 +0000

energy efficiency perovskite solar cellThese slim little slides infused with perovskite solar tech could be the key cards that open the doors to an energy efficiency revolution

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DOE Supports CCUS Retrofit for San Juan Coal Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 22:09:26 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a report that says retrofitting the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) in New Mexico with carbon capture technology would bring more jobs and tax revenue to the region than replacing the power plant with renewable energy. Deputy Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes presented the report’s findings […]

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DOE Supports CCUS Retrofit for San Juan Coal Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 22:09:26 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a report that says retrofitting the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) in New Mexico with carbon capture technology would bring more jobs and tax revenue to the region than replacing the power plant with renewable energy. Deputy Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes presented the report’s findings […]

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Tri-State Will Close Its Last Coal Units in Colorado, New Mexico

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 19:35:09 +0000

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Colorado-based power cooperative Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association on Jan. 9 announced it will retire its lone New Mexico coal-fired unit by the end of this year, and cease operations of its remaining Colorado coal units, and the company’s coal mine, by 2030. Tri-State, which said the closures will impact about 600 workers, said state […]

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Carbon Capture On The Ropes At San Juan Coal Power Plant — Or Not

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 13:00:14 +0000

carbon capture futureWhy invest in carbon capture to clean up after coal, when you can skip the middleperson and pluck CO2 straight from the atmosphere

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City Backs Deal for CCS Technology to Save New Mexico Coal Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:50:33 +0000

The Farmington, New Mexico, city council on Aug. 15 unanimously approved a deal to transfer 95% of the ownership interest of the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) to Enchant Energy, a company run by executives of a New York-based hedge fund that wants to utilize what it calls “state-of-the-art environmental technology” to capture carbon […]

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Carbon Capture Proposed to Save New Mexico Coal Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 18:43:20 +0000

The New York-based hedge fund aiming to take over New Mexico’s San Juan Generating Station (SJGS), targeted for closure by state lawmakers, wants to refit the 46-year-old, coal-fired plant to use carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology. Acme Equities LLC said last week that retrofitting the 847-MW plant with CCS technology would cut carbon emissions […]

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Groups Reach Deal to Keep New Mexico Coal Plant Open

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2019 18:30:22 +0000

A private New York-based real estate investment company that focuses on North American energy projects has reached an agreement with officials in Farmington, New Mexico, to keep the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station open beyond 2022. The city is part-owner of the 847-MW plant, and the other owners—which include Tucson Electric Power, Los Alamos County, […]

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