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Can coal be converted to liquid fuel?


October 12, 2018
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Eindhoven University of Technology
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World energy consumption projections expect coal to stay one of the world's main energy sources in the coming decades, and a growing share of it will be used in CTL, the conversion of coal to liquid fuels. Researchers have developed iron-based catalysts that substantially reduce operating costs and open the door to capturing the large amounts of CO2 that are generated by CTL.
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181012143024.htm

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Kravenhead
We're in the process of transitioning from fossil fuels to clean renewables, but that doesn't happen overnight, so any method that reduces the CO2 levels from burning fossil fuels is certainly welcome.
I just don't want to see the fossil fuel industry use it as a propaganda tool for continued use of their products.

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