TAG: Low-carbon electricity

CO2 from Power Plants Could Produce Electricity

CO2 from Power Plants Could Produce Electricity

Worldwide, power plants that burn coal, natural gas, or oil to generate electricity release a huge amount of CO2 – estimated at 12 billion tons of carbon dioxide released each year, as a byproduct of combustion. An additional 11 billion tons of CO2 per year is released to heat residential and commercial buildings generates, which adds up to quite a burden on the Earth’s atmosphere. But a new technology could be capable of using that same waste CO2 and generating electricity with it, which would turn a liability into a huge asset for the power industry. In a paper published… read more

Sun + Mirrors = Power

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Leading green power companies have formed the Concentrating Solar Power Alliance