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Carbon Capture

Does Clean Coal' Technology Have a Future? - WSJ

... If history is any guide, innovative technology will once again provide the solutions. The key technology needed to drastically reduce CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants is carbon capture and storage, or CCS. All of the components of this system are in commercial operation today, At this point, they are employed mostly to enhance oil recovery. There are about 4,000 miles of pipeline ...

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Climate Change

Any Climate Deal From Upcoming Summit Likely To Be Too Weak To Stop Warming

... UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (L) and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Chairman Rajendra Pachauri give a press conference to present the AR5 Synthesis Report in Copenhagen on November 2, 2014. | NIELS AHLMANN OLESEN via Getty Images By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after ...

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Solar

PREVIEW - Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak | Reuters

... one seen in the United States in recent days. A fall in oil prices to about $80 a barrel from $110 earlier this year may brake a shift in investments towards cleaner energies such as wind and solar power. Among other recent shifts, donor nations promised $9.3 billion in aid for a new Green Climate Fund to help developing nations cut their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a changing ...

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Nuclear

BBC News - Nuclear deal at risk of collapse due to Areva crisis

... A deal to build a nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point in Somerset may not go ahead, an expert has claimed. EDF Energy is due to build the 24.5bn plant, which would be the first in the UK in almost 20 years. Steve Thomas, professor of energy policy at the University of Greenwich, said: "The project is at very serious risk of collapse at the moment." Developer EDF Energy said it would not ...

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Coal

Coal India trade unions call off strike in victory for Modi | Reuters

... NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The labour unions of state-run Coal India have called off a strike planned for Monday in protest against a stake sale and opening up of the industry, setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press ahead with energy reforms. Coal India holds a monopoly on commercial coal mining, accounting for more than 80 percent of India's total production. Union leaders ...

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Oil

Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak | Reuters

... since records began in the 19th century, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - despite cold snaps like one seen in the United States in recent days. A fall in oil prices to about $80 a barrel from $110 earlier this year may brake a shift in investments toward cleaner energies such as wind and solar power. Among other recent shifts, donor nations promised $9. ...

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Gas

Small quake shakes Dallas area, stirring fracking critics | Reuters

... and noisy, but the industry says it is safe. Even so, the Texas Oil & Gas Association, an industry lobby group, concedes that the issue deserved more careful study. "The oil and natural gas industry agrees that recent seismic activity warrants robust investigation to determine the precise location, impact and cause or causes of seismic events," Todd Staples, the association's president, ...

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Wind

Does Clean Coal' Technology Have a Future? - WSJ

... will rise because of the need for more-sophisticated extraction technologies. Declining output is inevitable sooner or later. Meanwhile, the price of electricity produced from solar and wind power is steadily dropping. The only thing that keeps coal-based electricity cheap today in relation to power from renewable sources is the industry's ability to shift the hidden costsenvironmental and ...

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Biofuels

Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy push - Yahoo News

... The 60-megawatt biomass power plant is providing 100 percent of the electricity for the sprawling northern New York base starting this month. It's the first green energy project to come online since the Pentagon's 2012 commitment to developing 3 gigawatts of renewable energy enough to power 750,000 homes on Army, Navy and Air Force installations by 2025 as a way to help ensure the military's ...

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Green Energy

Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy push - Yahoo News

... The 60-megawatt biomass power plant is providing 100 percent of the electricity for the sprawling northern New York base starting this month. It's the first green energy project to come online since the Pentagon's 2012 commitment to developing 3 gigawatts of renewable energy enough to power 750,000 homes on Army, Navy and Air Force installations by 2025 as a way to help ensure the military's ...

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Renewable Energy

Does Clean Coal' Technology Have a Future? - WSJ

... global climate, pressure is growing for utilities to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions in their power production. The power industry has responded in part by increasing its use of renewable energy sources. But it also continues to pursue another idea to help address environmental concerns: clean up coal-fired power plants. Technology that achieves that by capturing most of the carbon dioxide ...

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Alternative Energy

Solar ETFs Extend Losses On Dull Outlook | Seeking Alpha

... of nearly 282,000 shares a day. It charges investors 71 bps in fees per year. The fund has a Zacks ETF Rank of 4 or ‘Sell’ rating with a High risk outlook (see: all the Alternative Energy ETFs here). KWT in Focus This fund manages a $19.8 million asset base and tracks the Market Vectors Global Solar Energy Index. In total, the ETF holds 34 solar stocks in its basket with largest ...

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Carbon Credits

Does Clean Coal' Technology Have a Future? - WSJ

... is that the economics don't work. Carbon capture and storage, or CCS, is extremely expensive. That gives the power industry little incentive to implement it in the absence of a substantial carbon tax. Why would implementing CCS be so expensive? For starters, capturing and storing the carbon from coal combustion is estimated to consume 25% to 45% of the power produced, depending on the ...

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