Sun, May 19, 2024

China, US seek 'clean coal' agreement as industry struggles

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. and China officials worked toward an agreement Tuesday to advance "clean coal" technologies that purport to reduce the fuel's contribution to climate change — and could offer a potential lifeline for an industry that's seen its fortunes fade.

SaskPower’s carbon capture project wins another award

REGINA — SaskPower’s Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has won the 2015 Edison Award, the international electrical industry’s top honour, the Crown corporation announced Monday.

The award, given by the U.S.-based Edison Electric Institute, celebrates “distinguished leadership, innovation and contribution to the advancement of the electrical industry for the benefit of all.”

Groups fear loss of S.C. forests to fill Europe's energy needs

COLUMBIA, SC — South Carolina’s role in the increasingly controversial wood pellet industry could expand with the construction of a new shipping terminal at the Port of Charleston.

Energy companies Abengoa and Kinder Morgan are asking federal regulators for permission to each build an export terminal.

Inside the war on coal

The war on coal is not just political rhetoric, or a paranoid fantasy concocted by rapacious polluters. It’s real and it’s relentless. Over the past five years, it has killed a coal-fired power plant every 10 days. It has quietly transformed the U.S. electric grid and the global climate debate.