Mr. Peabody Goes To China

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Americans are not being nice to Big Coal, with FutureGen project managers watching closely to prevent project over-runs on the first taxpayer supported "clean coal" project. Big Coal is not waiting around for US Federal bureaucrats. They are going where government approvals are super fast - Beijing Olympics fast - and where real men don't complain about mine safety: to China.

China's first coal-fired power station employing carbon capture and storage is planned for the Lingang Industrial Park, near Beijing, under a joint venture partnership called GreenGen.

The partnership is between a group of state-owned enterprises and the US-based Peabody Energy. Construction on a 250 MW plant is planned to begin in 2008, with a goal of being on line in 2009." During later phases, the plant will be expanded to 650 MW."

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Via::Power Engineering,, "China's first carbon capture & storage plant to be operational by 2009" Image credit:: Kaznak Web, Lingang Industrial Park Map, and Final Flow Sheet Of GreenGen, from Belfer Center, Harvard University

Mr. Peabody Goes To China
Americans are not being nice to Big Coal, with FutureGen project managers watching closely to prevent project over-runs on the first taxpayer supported "clean coal" project. Big Coal is not waiting around for US Federal bureaucrats. They are going

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