Which industrial sectors stand to benefit the most from large-scale, commercially viable carbon capture and storage technology? During today's OnPoint, Brad Page, CEO of the Global CCS Institute, explains why he believes the United States is the global leader in CCS technology development and talks about pathways to addressing the technology's policy and financing hurdles globally.
Clean Coal Technologies, Inc., an emerging cleaner-energy company utilising patented technology to convert untreated coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, has recognised the Supreme Court's decision to freeze the Obama Climate Policy, believing it could lead to wider adoption of their newly proven technology.
Supercritical Thinking: To Achieve World’s Best Performance, This Coal-Fired Power Plant Applies Bulletlike Pressures To Steam
For most people, the term “next generation” isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when they think of coal. After all, everything about it is old. The sedimentary rock, composed of ancient fossilized plants, has served as a fuel source for millennia.
Several startups are investigating approaches to tapping wind energy at high altitudes. Altaeros Energies, for example, is building wind turbines inside helium gas-filled industrial blimps that are tethered to the ground to generate electricity.
SaskPower says that an extended maintenance shut down at Boundary Dam’s power station this fall was just what the doctor ordered for its ailing carbon capture and storage plant.
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast have made a major breakthrough by making a porous liquid - with the potential for a massive range of new technologies including 'carbon capture'.