Tag: Wyoming

Investment and growth in coal output is still on the global agenda

Investment and growth in coal output is still on the global agenda

Major economies are still using and, in some places, increasing their coal output due to its cheap and reliable nature, with demand not waning. Both the US and China are not moving away from coal anytime soon. In the US, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon is looking at three potential sites […]

Wyoming assess 3 potential coal plant sites

Wyoming assess 3 potential coal plant sites

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon has announced he is assessing at least three potential sites for an experimental coal-fired power plant in the state. Gordon told the Wyoming Press Association Convention that the Integrated Test Centre close to Gillette, Wyoming, was one option under consideration. The other options include the Dave […]

US judge blocks Oakland Port’s coal ban

US judge blocks Oakland Port’s coal ban

A federal judge has ruled against a local ban that prevents companies from transporting coal through Oakland in California – a key strategic location that links America’s coal industry with overseas markets. In a 37-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said the ban imposed by the city in 2014 […]

Japan intends to build 36 new coal power plants

Japan intends to build 36 new coal power plants

Japan has fired up 8 new coal plants over the course of the last two years and has plans to add another 36 to its energy mix over the next decade, making it the largest proposed coal expansion after China and India. In April, Japan committed to produce 26% of […]

Wyoming facility to test Japanese carbon capture technologies

Wyoming facility to test Japanese carbon capture technologies

The Wyoming Integrated Test Centre near Gillette is to test carbon capture technologies that have been developed in Japan, according to Governor Matt Mead. It has been announced that the Japanese Ministry of Environment has agreed to allow the Japanese Coal Energy Centre and Kawasaki Heavy Industries to use its […]

Trump welcomes the revival of US coal industry

Trump welcomes the revival of US coal industry

President Donald Trump has welcomed the resurgence of the US coal industry this year. There is high demand for coal in the US power generation sector, especially for that found in Wyoming, which has large open pit mines with low production costs. This comes as Clean Coal Technologies Inc. (CCTI) […]

Clean coal power plant to be established in Wyoming

Clean coal power plant to be established in Wyoming

Clean Coal Technologies Inc. (CCTI), which is developing a process to produce cleaner burning coals, is close to commencing the commercial designs on a coal refining process it has been working on for over a decade, according to CEO Robin Eves. This month, the company will hope to begin work […]

Carbon capture being developed at Wyoming coal plant

Carbon capture being developed at Wyoming coal plant

A coal plant in Wyoming is working with Japan to develop carbon capture technology, it has emerged. The company is also developing its own carbon capture technology through the Wyoming Integrated Test Center, a facility attached to the plant. Speaking at the CAM-PLEX, a workshop organised by JCOAL, Japan’s government […]