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Grants, loans available for ag renewable energy systems

Hembree Brandon - Agricultural operations may be eligible for USDA grants of up to $20,000 to convert systems to renewable energy. More...

Jim Gray advocates increased carbon-capture research to boost coal

By Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray said Tuesday his plan for boosting Eastern Kentucky's tattered economy would include increased investment in research to capture carbon emissions from power plants. The goal of the technology is to allow plants to burn coal more cleanly. Coal-fired plants have been major sources of carbon emissions that the Obama administration has pushed to ... More...

Coal Ash, the saga continues

By Taft Wireback, News & Record, Greensboro, N.C. - If you think the public fixation with coal ash has run its course and you find that thought refreshing, uh-oh. More...
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Report calls for shut down of OMU power plant

By Steve Vied, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky. - Both units of the Elmer Smith Station coal-fired power plant owned by Owensboro Municipal Utilities should be retired sooner rather than later, and the utility should invest in renewable electricity generation. More...

Boulder hopes to move Xcel off long-term commitment to coal

By Alex Burness, Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo. - It's the $10 million question: For all the money Boulder has spent in the past five years trying to break free from Xcel Energy and form a municipal electric utility, how can the city abandon that bid and still declare victory? It's possible that Boulder stays on its original course and, with the blessing of the state Public Utilities Commission, creates a local utility through which ... More...

Startup company hopes Nectar will make coal more palatable

By By Tom Lovett of The Gleaner, The Gleaner, Henderson, Ky. - Nectar Technologies of Henderson is banking that a new clean-coal treatment will revolutionize the nation's coal and power industries. More...

Articles 

By Daniel Melling
On: April 29, 2016
Hard economic times have prompted West Virginia to look toward a future that depends less on coal and more on renewable energy, a higher-technology job market and even a price on climate-warming carbon dioxide. more...
By Michael Schwartz
On: April 13, 2016
Natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) have very important roles in the world's energy supply. more...
By Emily Carey
On: March 28, 2016
This month Oregon became the nation's first state to completely do away with coal. Governor Kate Brown signed a bill to get rid of all coal generated energy by 2030. more...
By Brian Braginton-Smith
On: March 14, 2016
Utility of the Future, and the rebranding of the wastewater industry into a resource recovery industry, converting wastewater into renewable energy and other valuable products. more...
By Vincent Scatena
On: February 29, 2016
It is now apparent that the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan aims to significantly reduce the amount of power generated by coal. more...

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