SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

July 02, 2008 06:30 ET

Clean Coal and Renewable Energy Projects Underway in the U.K., an Industrial Info News Alert

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A coal-fired power project that promises "near-zero emissions" under way in the U.K. at Hatfield in South Yorkshire will contribute to carbon-saving by using integrated gasification combined-cycle technology and carbon capture and storage. Developed on the site of a former coal mine, Powerfuel Power Limited (Doncaster, U.K.), following an agreement signed in 2007, will use Shell's (NYSE:RDS-A) proprietary gasification technology in the 900-megawatt project. At the end of June, Powerfuel and GE Energy, a division of General Electric (NYSE:GE), signed a letter of intent for GE to supply gas and steam turbines to provide crucial fuel flexibility to support the clean power targets of the project.

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