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  • Canada Opens a Coal-fired Plant with CCS Technology

  • October 21, 2014

  • The first utility-scale power plant to be equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology became operational this month in Canada. Canada refurbished an older unit, extending its life 30 years and retrofitted it with CCS equipment at a cost of $1.35 billion Canadian ($1.2 billion U.S.).[i] This is 3 times as much as building a similar-sized plant from scratch wi...
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The first utility-scale power plant to be equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology became operational this month in Canada. Canada refurbished an older unit, extending its life 30 years and retrofitted it with CCS equipment at a cost of $1.35 billion Canadian ($1.2 billion U.S.).[i] This is 3 times as much as building a similar-sized plant from scratch wi... Read More
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