New Technologies for Coal-Based Electricity Generation
"Clean coal" sounds like an oxymoron. But new technologies are ushering in a fleet of power plants that are generating electricity from coal with greater efficiency and arguably reduced emissions.
Coal, like oil and gas, is a hydrocarbon that possesses interesting properties and challenges. When oil and gas are extracted from earth, the chemical soup that pours from the wellhead is chemically challenging and economically useless. After the soup is preprocessed, oil products are transported to refineries, wet gas products are sent to processing facilities and initial wastes, sludge and contaminants are sent for disposal....723 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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