gasification

noun
gas·i·fi·ca·tion | \ˌga-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of gasification 

: conversion into gas especially : conversion of coal into natural gas

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Diesel from the Dale plant wouldn't be competing with natural gas in the same way coal gasification does, and in this case ratepayers are not taking on the risk. Emily Hopkins, USA TODAY, "Could this 'clean coal’ plant proposal be an answer to Indiana’s 17 billion tons of reserves?," 19 Mar. 2018 According to Gellici, other countries are currently trying to develop coal gasification and carbon sequestration technologies. Emily Hopkins, Indianapolis Star, "Betting on 'clean coal': Why some see it as a crucial part of our energy future — and some don't," 18 Mar. 2018 There aren’t many carbon capture facilities in the US—just last year Southern Company decided to end development of coal gasification connected to a carbon capture system at its Kemper plant, which was a major blow to the technology. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "Budget deal has tax credit extensions for nuclear, fuel cells, carbon capture," 9 Feb. 2018 Diesel from the Dale plant wouldn't be competing with natural gas in the same way coal gasification does, and in this case ratepayers are not taking on the risk. Emily Hopkins, USA TODAY, "Could this 'clean coal’ plant proposal be an answer to Indiana’s 17 billion tons of reserves?," 19 Mar. 2018 After about a year of gasifying coal, the plant was ordered to switch to natural gas because the electricity it coal gasification produced was too expensive. Emily Hopkins, USA TODAY, "Could this 'clean coal’ plant proposal be an answer to Indiana’s 17 billion tons of reserves?," 19 Mar. 2018 Diesel from the Dale plant wouldn't be competing with natural gas in the same way coal gasification does, and in this case ratepayers are not taking on the risk. Emily Hopkins, USA TODAY, "Could this 'clean coal’ plant proposal be an answer to Indiana’s 17 billion tons of reserves?," 19 Mar. 2018 Diesel from the Dale plant wouldn't be competing with natural gas in the same way coal gasification does, and in this case ratepayers are not taking on the risk. Emily Hopkins, USA TODAY, "Could this 'clean coal’ plant proposal be an answer to Indiana’s 17 billion tons of reserves?," 19 Mar. 2018 Diesel from the Dale plant wouldn't be competing with natural gas in the same way coal gasification does, and in this case ratepayers are not taking on the risk. Emily Hopkins, Indianapolis Star, "Could this 'clean coal’ plant proposal be answer to Indiana’s 17 billion tons of reserves?," 18 Mar. 2018

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1812, in the meaning defined above

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