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GreneLily Energy & Water LLC. (GLEW) is a woman owned & operated business development energy company.  We are ESG compliant and are based out of the heartland of the Midwest & East...

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Today in the news, countries are turning back to #coal. 

Their was a brilliant post written by David Blackmon today. 
“Thursday's Energy Absurdity: Why Ancient Energy Sources Are Making a Comeback”

♻️Here is our solution to going back to the past with Coal. 

We have proven Clean Coal Technology that provides an alternative to the closing of coal-fired Power Plants while creating a cleaner environment. 
The emissions from coal-fired Power Plants and other facilities emitting large quantities of CO2, can present major pollution problems for both Power Producers and the Coal Industry at large. In an attempt to produce a lower emissions profile, the industry is investing significant sums of money in an attempt to develop methods for the control, sequestering or scrubbing of these emissions. 
However, all they continue to do is bury the CO2 in subsurface geologic layers (often in gas field wells) and this, too, will eventually come up through the layers back into the atmosphere.
Since 1990, the US power industry has invested about $90 billion to deploy clean coal technologies in the attempt to reduce air emissions. The billions spent by the US government to promote clean coal research have also not resulted in significant breakthroughs, and numerous coal-fired Power Plants are now earmarked for retirement over the next few years. 
Projects, such as billon-dollar “Clean Coal” plants have not lived up to the name, while carbon capture and CO2 sequestration can pose dangers to the environment, lower plant efficiency, and require additional energy use. 

In addition to the high cost of existing methods of dealing with CO2 emissions, there is no definitive process to deal with radionuclides and other hazardous residues.
Various “Renewable Energy” alternatives are being proposed, such as Solar and Wind power and Hydrogen fuel, each of which require MORE energy to create and maintain than they actually produce (solar produces 1.7% wind produces 7.1% - all alternatives combined produce about10-20%), which is a very small fraction of energy needs, and create more pollution during their manufacturing, materials transportation, installation, maintenance, and decommissioning, dismantling and disposal. 

Unfortunately, non-professional, very passionate people are pushing an anti-coal, anti-fossil fuels agenda that are often driven by emotions and/or political motivation, with little knowledge of hard scientific facts. ♻️We too are very passionate about creating a cleaner environment for future generations. 

We must all sit down at the ”CARBON NEUTRAL TABLE” and discuss what are the BEST economic ways of providing LOW COST ELECTRICITY and LOW COST drop in market ready fuels to taxpayers.  
We believe the economics of a project should stand on its own ROI without needing subsidies.  

 #renewableenergy #coal
#carbonneutral #zeroemissions #energyefficiency #netcarbon
#renewablenergy #electricity #energy #technology #project


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