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Carbon Capture

New EPA rule on greenhouse gases the latest blow to King Coal - The Washington Post

... effort to build a highly efficient coal plant that would inject carbon dioxide emissions into old oil fields to enhance recovery and store the carbon dioxide there permanently . But carbon capture and storage is costly. Moreover, natural gas is suddenly cheap. And utilities have been turning to natural gas, especially since oil and gas companies using fracking techniques have figured out how ...

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Climate Change

Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan | Reuters

... WASHINGTON Aug 2 President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change, a senior administration official said. The revised Clean Power Plan will seek to slash carbon emissions from the power sector 32 percent from 2005 levels in 2030, a 9 percent increase over a ...

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Solar

UPDATE 2-Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan | Reuters

... Hillary Clinton, who is trying to use the climate issue as a wedge against Republican candidates with her own Clean Energy Challenge to boost the use of renewable power sources such as solar energy, praised Obama's plan. "It's a good plan, and as president, I'd defend it," Clinton said in a release. "CUTTING BILLS" The final version of the plan will accelerate the deployment ...

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Nuclear

Dounreay control room to be museum piece - BBC News

... 1959 and operated until its shutdown in March 1977. Dounreay is to be cleaned up and closed by 2025 The experimental fast breeder reactor led British research and development of nuclear energy during the 1950s and 60s. The control room contained an operator's desk and 14 panels along three sides of the room. Last year, the wall panels were dismantled and packed into two containers. ...

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Hydroelectric

Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices? - StarTribune.com

... But getting those electrons to smartphones and air conditioners in Boston, Hartford and New York City is another matter entirely. In review or under construction are five large-scale hydropower proposals that could pump thousands of megawatts into the Northeast and ease prices as supply increases. But critics worry that transmission lines will despoil the natural beauty of places like New ...

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Coal

Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan | Reuters

... WASHINGTON Aug 2 President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change, a senior administration official said. The revised Clean Power Plan will seek to slash carbon emissions from the power sector 32 percent from 2005 levels in 2030, a 9 percent increase over a ...

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Oil

Asian stocks near 2015 lows on China economy worry, dollar strong | Reuters

... appreciation. That traditionally is also a headwind for emerging markets, which have an inverse relationship to the dollar. Commodities too are singing the emerging market blues. Crude oil continued to flounder after posting its biggest monthly drop since 2008 in July on China's stock market slump and signs that top Middle East producers were pumping out crude at record levels. U.S. ...

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Gas

Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan | Reuters

... energy generation capacity in 2030 will be higher at 28 percent, compared to 22 percent in last June's version. The Obama administration also changed its projection about the share of natural gas in the U.S. power mix in 2020, avoiding what it said would be an "early rush to gas" away from coal. "Instead, the rule drives early reductions from renewable energy and energy efficiency, which ...

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Geothermal

Kofi Annan: 'Africa should aim for green energy' - CNN.com

... end who are at greater peril. CNN: What is going to be the key in Africa particularly? Solar is obvious but expensive, with huge upfront costs to get it off the ground. KA: I think geothermal is taking hold. However, given the size of the continent and the size of its needs, I think that hydro is also viable. But solar is becoming cheaper and cheaper; it can be a very effective solution. ...

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Biofuels

4 Minutes withDaniel Hayes, CEO, Celignis Analytical : Biofuels Digest

... Tell us about your company and it's role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. Celignis undertakes laboratory analysis of biomass samples to determine properties relevant for the production of biofuels and bioenergy. We are the only company to offer near infrared (NIR) analysis for cellulosic properties relevant to advanced biofuel production. This means we can provide results within one day and at a ...

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Renewable Energy

Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan | Reuters

... a 9 percent increase over a previous proposal. The regulation will usher in a sweeping transformation of the U.S. electricity sector, encouraging an aggressive shift toward more renewable energy away from coal-fired electricity. Industry groups and some lawmakers from states that have relied on coal-based energy have said they will challenge it in the courts and through Congressional ...

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Carbon Credits

Marco Rubio Slams Obama's New Carbon Rules

... In doing so, Rubio positioned himself, the son of an immigrant bartender, as the defender of the middle class. "So if there's some billionaire somewhere who is a pro-environmental, cap and trade person, yeah, they can probably afford for their electric bill to go up a couple of hundred dollars," Rubio said. "But if you're a single mom in Tampa, Florida, and your electric bill goes up by ...

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