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PLN has successfully reduced 32 million metric tons of carbon emission in 2022

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Nov 9, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - PT PLN (Persero) has succeeded in reducing 32 million metric ton GHG carbon emission in 2022 (as of September 2022).

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  • Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, Nov 9, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - PT PLN (Persero) has succeeded in reducing 32 million metric ton GHG carbon emission in 2022 (as of September 2022).
  • This achievement was delivered by President Director of PLN, Darmawan Prasodjo on Decarbonizing Energy Sector for Net Zero Indonesia Pavilion agenda at COP 27 held in Egypt on Monday (7/11).
  • "I'm proud to say here that we have succeeded to reduce 32 million metric tons CO2 emission in 2022, surpassing our nationally determined contribution (NDC) target," said Darmawan.
  • Last year, 13 gigawatts (GW) of planned Coal Fired Power Plants was taken out from our business plan, hence we spared 1.8 billion metric tons CO2 emission for the next 25 years," he said.

COP 27 Egypt: PLN shares its biomass co-firing implementation in coal power plants

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

In the power sector, PT PLN (Persero) will begin to gradually early retire Coal Fired Power Plant (CFPP).

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  • In the power sector, PT PLN (Persero) will begin to gradually early retire Coal Fired Power Plant (CFPP).
  • Meanwhile, to reduce emissions from existing operational CFPPs, PLN has implemented biomass co-firing technology.
  • PLN Director of Transmission and System Planning, Evy Haryadi, has explained that PLN is implementing co-firing technology at 33 CFPPs.
  • The Government also supports local stakeholders to manage municipal waste to be converted to biomass feedstock for PLN co-firing.

The Indonesia Ministry of SOEs Supports PLN's Breakthrough to Accelerate the Clean Energy Transition in Indonesia

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The President Director of PLN Darmawan Prasodjo welcomes the government's support to make the energy transition successful, especially to follow the NZE 2060 target.

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  • The President Director of PLN Darmawan Prasodjo welcomes the government's support to make the energy transition successful, especially to follow the NZE 2060 target.
  • This means, continued Darmawan, PLN is ready to lead the energy transition in Indonesia.
  • To do so, the Ministry of SOEs is not only encouraging PLN to support the NZE effort, but also all SOEs must contribute to the initiative.
  • The energy transition must be carried out based on the transformation desired by Indonesia," said Erick Thohir, Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), during the SOE International Conference in Bali (17/10).

Brattle Economists Present Regulatory Tools to Aid Utilities in Early Retirements of Coal Plants

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

In a new study released today, "Managing Coal Plant Retirements for an Orderly Transition to Decarbonization," economists at The Brattle Group outline the many pressures facing coal plants, identify the challenges utilities face in managing retirements, and present several regulatory tools that can help facilitate an orderly transition process.

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  • In a new study released today, "Managing Coal Plant Retirements for an Orderly Transition to Decarbonization," economists at The Brattle Group outline the many pressures facing coal plants, identify the challenges utilities face in managing retirements, and present several regulatory tools that can help facilitate an orderly transition process.
  • However, recovery of undepreciated past investments at regulated coal plants which amount to more than $100 billion poses a major barrier to economical early retirements of utility-owned plants.
  • Utilities have turned to several different sunk cost recovery mechanisms and approaches, including regulatory asset creation, accelerated depreciation, levelized forward recovery, and securitization.
  • The Brattle Group answers complex economic, finance, and regulatory questions for corporations, law firms, and governments around the world.

Georgia Power continues to make progress on ash pond closures

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

"As Georgia Power continues to make significant progress on our plans to safely close all of our ash ponds, our focus remains on protecting the environment and our surrounding communities," saidDr.

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  • "As Georgia Power continues to make significant progress on our plans to safely close all of our ash ponds, our focus remains on protecting the environment and our surrounding communities," saidDr.
  • "As part of our ash pond closure efforts, Georgia Power is driving innovation to identify new ways to reuse coal ash that are beneficial to our customers and communities, including opportunities for recycling stored coal ash from existing ash ponds."
  • This year, Georgia Power announced plans at its retired Plant Mitchell site to remove stored coal ash for beneficial reuse, marking the first time that stored ash from existing ash ponds at sites in Georgia have been excavated for beneficial reuse as part of an ash pond closure project.
  • Georgia Power is also requesting proposals for the beneficial reuse of coal ash stored at active and retired coal-fired power plants across the state.

Global Zero Liquid Discharge Systems Market (2020 to 2025) - Growth, Trends, and Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The power generation industry dominated the zero liquid discharge systems market.

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  • The power generation industry dominated the zero liquid discharge systems market.
  • Water management is given high priority by power plant owners, and implementing ZLD can eliminate the discharge of wastewater.
  • Zero liquid discharge is particularly relevant for the steam electric power industry, as coal-fired power plants have a large water demand and water discharge is more challenging.
  • Hence, owing to the aforementioned factors, the power generation industry is likely to dominate the market during the forecast period.

Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. and Vistra Announce Fleetwide License and Supply Agreement

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

CORSICANA, TX and IRVING, TX, Aug. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C") and Vistra Corp. (Vistra) (NYSE: VST) today announced the signing of a multi-year, fleetwide license and supply agreement to provide Vistra a non-exclusive license to certain ME2C patents for use in connection with Vistras coal-fired power plants, and to facilitate the parties ongoing business relationship.

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  • CORSICANA, TX and IRVING, TX, Aug. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C") and Vistra Corp. (Vistra) (NYSE: VST) today announced the signing of a multi-year, fleetwide license and supply agreement to provide Vistra a non-exclusive license to certain ME2C patents for use in connection with Vistras coal-fired power plants, and to facilitate the parties ongoing business relationship.
  • Such patents licensed to Vistra relate to ME2Cs two-part Sorbent Enhancement Additive (SEA)process for mercury removal from coal-fired power plants.
  • Vistra Chief Fossil Officer, Barry Boswell, said, We are happy to have resolved this matter with ME2C.
  • About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (ME2C)
    Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) delivers patented and proprietary solutions to the global coal-power industry to remove mercury from power plant emissions, providing performance guarantees, and leading-edge emissions services.

Global Gas Turbine Market Report 2020-2025 - Market Analysis, Industry Analysis, Market Segmentation and Forecasts

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Friday, July 31, 2020

DUBLIN, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Gas Turbine Market Outlook to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Gas Turbine Market Outlook to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The gas turbine market is growing primarily due to the increasing availability and use of natural gas in the power sector, replacement of ageing coal power plants with gas turbine power plants, environmental concerns, and the growing need for flexible power generating assets.
  • This Global Gas Turbine Market report provides deep insight into the current and future state of gas turbine market across various regions.
  • This report also covers extensively researched competitive landscape section with profiles of major companies along with their estimated market shares.

New Analysis Shows the Global Transition from Coal to Clean Energy Has Reached a Financial Tipping Point

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The share of uncompetitive coal plants worldwide will increase rapidly to 60 percent in 2022 and to 73 percent in 2025.

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  • The share of uncompetitive coal plants worldwide will increase rapidly to 60 percent in 2022 and to 73 percent in 2025.
  • Replacing the entire global coal fleet with clean energy can be done at a net savings to society as early as 2022.
  • The authors estimate that replacing the entire fleet of global coal plants with clean energy plus battery storage could be done at a net annual savings as early as 2022.
  • "Tackling the climate crisis requires a swift transition off of coal and onto clean, renewable energy.

Georgia Power's beneficial reuse project at Plant Mitchell will turn stored coal ash into Portland cement

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

ATLANTA, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Georgia Power today announced a new beneficial reuse project for coal ash stored at Plant Mitchell, a retired coal-fired power station near Albany, Georgia.

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  • ATLANTA, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Georgia Power today announced a new beneficial reuse project for coal ash stored at Plant Mitchell, a retired coal-fired power station near Albany, Georgia.
  • The project at Plant Mitchell marks the first time that stored ash from existing ash ponds at sites in Georgia will be excavated for beneficial reuseas part of an ash pond closure project.
  • "The coal ash beneficial reuse project at Plant Mitchell will save space in landfills and ultimately serve to help produce a valuable product."
  • With the Plant Mitchell project, approximately two million tons of stored coal ash will be removed from the existing ash ponds for reuse in Portland cement manufacturing beginning this year.