Rice, Jocelyn
February 2009
Discover;Feb2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p18
The article describes a clean coal pilot plant built by Swedish utility Vattenfall in the east German town of Spremberg. The concept of clean coal technology is to capture and store carbon otherwise emitted by conventional coal-fired power plants. It describes how the plant captures and condenses carbon dioxide for underground storage. Vattenfall views the technology as an interim measure until renewable-energy technologies are developed.


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