Power Engineering internationalCatelin went on to claim -
“We don’t ‘push’ particular clean coal technologies over others.”
“Coal refining could remove other impurities such as mercury and sulphur,” he added. “However, the best earliest action on mitigation that could be undertaken now with off-the-shelf technology would be to raise the global average efficiency at coal power plants from their current 34 per cent to 40 per cent.”
|Milton Catelin pleads for world leaders to give coal another chance|
In reality the coal industry had its chance to develop clean coal as a viable energy resource, and, upon realising that this would reduce demand for coal, turned its back on it.