Clean Coal Technologies

All news and projects concerning the implementation, operations and maintenance of clean coal technologies, resulting in reduced emissions and lower environmental impact during electricity generation. This includes carbon capture and other technologies aimed at achieving net zero.

Bulgaria uses presidency to call for relaxation of coal rules

Bulgaria, currently holding the floating EU presidency, has appealed to Brussels to relax the rules around using coal-fired power generation.

UK confirms coal-fired power closure plan

The UK government is to close coal-fired power plants not equipped with carbon capture and storage technology by October 2025, according to a statement by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Gas power still holds sway in the UK but renewables climb

Windy conditions saw renewable power generation hit record levels in 2017, as the effects of the Capacity Mechanism reduced price volatility in the second half of the year. These are the key findings from a new report by energy market monitoring firm EnAppSys.

Chinese firms to build Bangladesh clean coal plant

A consortium of Chinese companies is building a clean coal power plant in Bangladesh. 

Success of low carbon technologies expounded at POWER-GEN

The head of Mitsubishi-Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Paul Browning, heralded an unstoppable drive towards the use of low carbon technologies, while unveiling the company’s first 65 per cent efficient combined-cycle gas-fired power plant, during a speech at the POWER-GEN conference in Las Vegas.

CFB in Turkey: The right timing for the right technology

Circulating fluidized bed combustion technology offers a way to reliably and cleanly convert Turkey's low quality lignite into power, argue Bob Giglio and Boguslaw Krzton

Why fuel flexible CFBs are the future

Only circulating fluidized bed combustion technology satisfies all of the often contradictory design requirements of modern solid fuel plants, writes Robert Giglio

UK announces £557m renewable energy funding wave

The UK’s energy minister Richard Harrington has confirmed that up to £557 million will be made available for less established renewable electricity projects in a Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction in Spring 2019.

UK CCS produces cost-benefit report

The UK’s Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) has welcomed the launch of the CCS Study “Clean Air, Clean Industry, Clean Growth: How Carbon Capture Will Boost the UK Economy”.

UK prime minister vows leadership in battery and EV technology

British Prime Minister Theresa May has told the ruling-Conservative Party conference that the government intends to continue backing battery and electric vehicle technology.

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