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EPA announces another delay in cooling water intake rule

Apr 17, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed finalizing 316(b) of the Clean Water Act until May 16, marking another delay to the release of the cooling water intake rule.

EPA grants permit for Texas gas plant, compressed air energy storage project

Apr 17, 2014

The energy from stored compressed high pressure air will be supplemented with natural gas-fired combustion turbines to produce electricity during off-peak hours

English CCS scheme granted €300m from Brussels

Apr 17, 2014

The European Union has granted €300m ($415m) towards the development of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in North Yorkshire, UK.

D.C. Circuit refuses to throw out MACT rule due to costs

Apr 16, 2014

Appeals court issues 2-to-1 decision in favor of EPA

Xcel Energy tops AWEA's list of utility wind energy providers

Apr 16, 2014

As of 2013, Xcel Energy had 5,080 MW of wind energy on its systems, enough wind power to meet the energy needs of about 2.5 million homes

Southern Co. to study coal power with Chinese state firm

Apr 16, 2014

Southern spokesman Tim Leljedal said the technology Southern is using at Kemper is "central" to the partnership

Carbon capture technology company receives grant for pilot plant

Apr 16, 2014 Skyonic Corp., an Austin-based carbon-capture technology company, has been awarded a $500,000 CAD grant from the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), an Alberta-based non-pr...

D.C. Circuit declines to throw out MACT rule because of costs

Apr 16, 2014

EPA sees lower greenhouse gas emissions

Apr 16, 2014

The decrease was reported in The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, the agency’s annual report on GHG emissions released April 15

Southern agrees to coal research with Chinese firm

Apr 16, 2014 Southern Co. says it has signed a deal with a state-owned Chinese coal and energy company to work together to develop coal technologies, based in part on the coal gasification and carbon capture te...