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Tag: CO2


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

NET Power announces first utility-scale natural-gas fired plant with CCS

November 7, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

NET Power announced a plan to develop and build its first utility-scale natural gas-fired plant with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). The NET Power capture system utilizes the Allam-Fetvedt Cycle, combusting natural gas with oxygen, as opposed to air, and […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

DOE Targets Biofuel for Hard-to-Electrify Transportation Modes

September 6, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Biden Administration has set an aggressive goal for the American economy: net zero emissions by 2050. Recognizing that the transportation sector is the largest source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $59M in […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CEWEP-report: European Waste-to-Energy sector’s contribution to EU Net Zero

June 27, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

“We now have a concrete base, peer-reviewed calculations showing that Waste-to-Energy is part of the solution to the climate crisis that we are in. With appropriate support from the policymakers the sector can be a substantial contributor to the EU’s […]


Waste Management

The Recycling Partnership Surpasses $240 Million in Environmental and Economic Value Creation

June 16, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership has released its Impact Report 2022: Complex Problems Require Bold, Integrated Solutions – highlighting solutions The Partnership has mobilized over the last eight years to collectively transform U.S. residential recycling and accelerate the circular packaging system of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Polystyrene Recycling: Difficult but not impossible

June 13, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

Today’s plastics deliver numerous benefits, without doubt. And they are a key material in innovations. But they also are one of the biggest challenges for the waste management industry. They are responsible for the high CO2 levels in incinerators. They […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

TVA Power Plant Supplies Carbon from Flue Gas for Beneficial Use

January 20, 2022

Via: PowerMag

A power plant in Tennessee is the site of a project using carbon dioxide (CO2) to help manufacture carbon nanotubes (CNTs), which can be used in a variety of products from wind turbine blades to cellphone batteries to lightweight bicycle […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Utilities and Industry Continue Learnings Around Benefits of Heat Rate Improvement

January 3, 2022

Via: PowerMag

As the power industry moves toward net-zero carbon emission goals, heat rate improvement will continue to play a vital role. Heat rate improvements in a power plant improve air emissions and contribute to the overall reliability and life of the […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Carbon Capture and Hydrogen: The ‘Most Exciting’ Things in Energy Sector’s Future

October 27, 2021

Via: PowerMag

Insiders have long been talking about the energy transition taking place within the power industry. Most of the chatter has revolved around renewable energy, specifically wind and solar power, and the shift from coal- to gas-fired generation in the U.S. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Partnership for recycling of heat exchangers and metal regeneration

April 29, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The goal of this new initiative from Alfa Laval and Stena Recycling is twofold: Firstly, to encourage replacement of less energy-efficient plate heat exchangers by new modern products. This will lead to significant energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions in […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Report: Natural gas is a loser for long-term utility shareholder value

April 20, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

The question of when or if natural gas investments will become “stranded assets” has been controversial in the investment community. Some argue that even with political and societal pressures to move toward net-zero emissions, natural gas will still be a […]