Wednesday, June 14, 2017

‘Clean' coal-fired power will not work: industry insider

An industry insider has heaped scorn on the push to create electricity from "clean" coal-fired power, dismissing it as unviable.

The Finkel Review recommended a clean energy target, which could include CCS.
Coalition MPs and coal-industry advocates are lobbying for new-generation coal-fired power stations with technology that captures the greenhouse gas emissions and stores them underground as the future basis of mass-scale electricity supply in Australia.

But David Hilditch, who spent many years trying to commercialise the technology, told the ABC it would not work.


Read the ABC News story by Stephen Long - “‘Clean' coal-fired power will not work: industry insider.”

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