Energy News Network – A promising technology under development at The Ohio State University converts fossil fuels into electricity without emitting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This method could represent a breakthrough for “clean coal.”
Climate Wire – Lawmakers are once again pushing U.S. EPA and other federal agencies to recognize the burning of biomass as a carbon-neutral energy source. But scientists say that could be a bad move for the climate.
Reuters – The U.S. Department of Energy on Friday withdrew from a 2016 agreement to partner with a private developer on a more than 700-mile transmission line that would have delivered wind power from blustery Oklahoma to Tennessee and beyond.
Knox News – The spill at the TVA Kingston Fossil Fuel Power Plant in the Swan Pond community was the nation’s worst and was deemed by TVA’s Office of the Inspector General as TVA’s fault, in part for treating coal ash like it was garbage in a kitchen.