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NTPC and DVC instructed to ensure their power plants comply with emission standards by 2021

  • 2018-09-10 06:00:07.850419
  • David Flin

The Supreme Court of India has been informed that National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) have been directed by the Indian Government to comply with emission standards for sulphur oxide and particulate matter by the end of 2021.

UK’s Drax in carbon capture storage bid

  • 2018-05-21 06:36:31.837911
  • David Flin

Drax, Britain’s biggest power station, is piloting the first bioenergy carbon capture storage (Beccs) project of its type in Europe.

France calls for EU nations to adopt carbon price floor

  • 2018-03-06 04:56:47.438871
  • David Flin

Brune Poirson, the French Ecology Minister, called at a conference in Brussels for a price floor of €25-30 per ton of CO2 in power generation to help accelerate the shift from coal to gas and renewables.

US EPA to announce repeal of Clean Power Plan

  • 2017-10-09 06:28:05.220244
  • David Flin

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is likely to repeal the country’s Clean Power Plan instigated by the Obama Administration, saying that the call to switch to more natural gas and renewable generation exceeded the EPA’s authority.

China’s clean energy generation accelerates

  • 2017-07-19 07:38:05.409691
  • David Flin

The amount of electricity generated from clean energy sources in China has increased by 5.15 per cent year-on-year, equivalent to a 22 million tonne reduction in thermal coal consumption, according to Yan Pengcheng, spokesperson with the National Development and Reform Commission.

New England considers stronger CO2 caps

  • 2017-07-14 04:51:54.694341
  • David Flin

Even though the US Federal government has withdrawn from the Paris agreement on climate change, the states of New England are considering more aggressive curbs on carbon emissions from power plants.

13 energy companies call on EU to cap state subsidies for major polluters

  • 2017-06-29 05:00:52.079743
  • David Flin

A coalition of 13 major energy industry firms, including Siemens, Shell, Statoil, Solar Power Europe, and Total, have launched a new initiative to limit the amount of state aid subsidies to power plants with high emission levels across the European Union.

Trump signs executive order to end Clean Power Plan

  • 2017-03-29 05:35:02
  • David Flin

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to cancel the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan,

Trump to sign executive order to kill US Clean Power Plan

  • 2017-03-27 08:22:29
  • David Flin

Scott Pruitt, the newly appointed Administrator to the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has said that President Trump will sign an executive order to begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, the first step in removing former President Obama’s climate change policy.

Sulphur dioxide emissions from US power plants falls faster than coal generation

  • 2017-02-06 03:55:23.846121
  • David Flin

Sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions produced at power plants in the USA declined by 73 per cent from 2006 to 2015, a much larger reduction than the 32 per cent decrease in coal-fired generation over the same period, according to a recently released report from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).