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.

Poland wins more funding in cleaner energy transition

The Polish government has won more room to subsidise the transition away from coal-fired power to cleaner energy.

Cork for carbon capture and storage?

Gas Networks Ireland are considering the development of a carbon capture and storage facility off the coast of Cork, Ireland.

MHPS boiler delivered to $9.23bn SA coal-fired power plant

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has delivered the first boiler for Eskom’s new 4.8 GW Kusile coal-fired power plant in South Africa.

Mapping coal plant emissions

Mapping software can be used to bridge the gap between the science needed to understand air pollution and the engineering required to mitigate it, writes Arne Berndt.

Australian chief scientist advocates coal-fired power extensions

Alan Finkel, Australia’s chief scientist, believes the country would be better off extending the life of existing coal-fired power plants, rather than investing in clean coal technology.

Coal to dominate in India through 2047 says report

Coal-fired plants will continue to supply a significant share of India's baseload power through 2047, a new report predicts.

$3bn coal-fired power plant planned for electricity-starved Myanmar

Myanmar, a country deeply troubled by poor energy planning and a subsequently underdeveloped electricity system, is planning a $3bn coal-fired power plant, despite protests against the facility.

Dutch gas power plant to undergo hydrogen power conversion

Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the conversion of Magnum gas power plant in the Netherlands into a hydrogen-powered plant.

Global CCS chief says technology still viable despite the sceptics

The head of the North American unit of the Global CCS Institute says carbon capture and storage technology is just as relevant and viable as ever, despite recent setbacks feeding sceptics who are broadcasting its doom.

Canada biomass and coal plant trials oxy-PFBC process

Commissioning has been completed on a new thermal pilot plant in Ottawa, Canada, to advance the development of an oxygen-fired pressurized fluidized bed combustion (Oxy-PFBC) process. 

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