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Unformatted text preview: 2/21/11 D. Shaw 3/3/10 2/21/11 Summary of last week  Public education -- There isnt any difference in the support of nuclear power between those who are concerned about the CC and those who arent. The importance of nuclear hasnt been recognized by the public. Most think that wind and solar can be expanded to substitute fossil fuels.  Economic competitiveness Government should provide tax incentives for a set of first mover nuclear power plants. Nuclear power is not cost competitive long licensing time, huge 2/21/11 Howard Herzog / MIT The MIT Coal Study  Released March 14, 2007 On web at mit.edu/coal  We conclude that CO2 capture and sequestration (CCS) is the critical enabling technology that would reduce CO2 emissions significantly while also allowing coal to meet the worlds 2/21/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style COAL: Cheap with many environmental problems . Fossilized, condensed carbon-rich fuel 10 X reserves of oil/gas, last 200 years at 2/21/11 Howard Herzog / MIT Newsweek, April 16, 2007 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 U.S. Energy Flow (2001) Fossil fuels provide more than 70% to generate electricity in US 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style Heat value of coal types Anthracite Bituminous Subbitumin ous Lignite 51% of U.S. use in coal 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 Howard Herzog / MIT US CO2 Pipeline Network 2003 by the Chemical Economics Handbook SRI International 3400 miles of CO2 pipelines in US NATURAL GAS 2/21/11 2/21/11 2/21/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style Carbon Capture and Sequestration http://www.ornl.gov/info/ornlreview/v33_2_00/research.htm Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies, Howard Herzog MIT (2008) 2/21/11...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2011 for the course EE 571 taught by Professor Dr.davidshaw during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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