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Clean power generation from coal

Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Research & Development Center.

Clean power generation from coal

by Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Research & Development Center.

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Published by The Center in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal-fired power plants -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Westinghouse Research and Development, Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for Office of Coal Research, Department of the Interior.
    SeriesR & D report ; no 84, Research and development report (United States. Office of Coal Research) ;, no. 84.
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Coal Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN805 .A395 no. 84, TD195.E4 .A395 no. 84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p. in various pagings ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5166853M
    LC Control Number74601905

    The most complete and up-to-date handbook on power generation from coal, this book covers all of todays new, cleaner methods for creating electricity from coal, the environmental challenges and concerns involved in its production, and developing technologies. It describes new technologies that could virtually eliminate the sulfur, nitrogen, and mercury pollutants released when coal is burned. Advanced research on fuels and power generation is also funded under the Advanced Clean Fuels and Advanced Clean/ Efficient Power Systems budget categories, respectively (see Chapter 9). The advanced research budget for coal declined about 30 percent in real terms between FY and FY , with a further decrease of approximately 25 percent.

      Investment in coal is happening alongside investment in renewable energy. China, the world’s largest producer of wind and solar power, also accounts for more than half of the world coal . Due to the lobbying of opposition groups and the polluter-friendly actions of the Trump administration, the Clean Power Plan was repealed and replaced by a far weaker standard, the Affordable Clean Energy rule, an egregious attempt to prop up coal plants under the guise of carbon regulations.. The Trump administration is also cooking the books on the costs and benefits of implementing carbon.

    First, it did not accept the inevitable decline in coal fired power generation and, second, it did not at the same time pivot to natural gas as a “cleaner” transition fuel to a renewable future.   Clean Power Plan Replacement: Trump Moves To Let States Regulate Coal Plan The administration is proposing to substantially weaken President Barack .


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The digit and digit formats both work. The Clean Power Plan simply makes sure that fossil fuel-fired power plants will operate more cleanly and efficiently, while expanding the capacity for zero- and low-emitting power sources. The final rule is the result of unprecedented outreach to states, tribes, utilities, stakeholders and the public, including more than million comments.

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