December 5, 2018 - Peabody today highlighted best-in-class clean coal technologies with the company's Fifth Annual Peabody Global Clean Coal Leadership Awards. The awards were presented at POWER-GEN International in Orlando, Fla., and recognized outstanding examples of leadership and innovation among coal-fueled generating plants and projects, with honorees represented from China, India and the United States.
"Coal is an essential part of the global energy mix, and technology is the path to a future of energy security, economic progress and environmental solutions," said Peabody President and Chief Executive Officer Glenn Kellow. "As a long-time advocate for high-efficiency, low-emissions and carbon capture technologies, Peabody applauds this year's honorees for their exceptional work in advancing these key areas."
This year, Peabody named top performers within the categories of High-Efficiency Low-Emissions Leadership and Innovation; High-Efficiency and Sustainability Leadership and Innovation; and Carbon Capture and Storage Pioneer. The award honorees included:
"Our 2018 recipients reinforce the major environmental benefits that can be achieved using today's advanced coal-fueled generation technologies as well as the tremendous possibilities for technology in the future," said Vice President of Coal Generation and Emissions Technologies Holly Krutka.
The Peabody Global Clean Coal Leadership Awards program was established in 2014 to showcase coal-fueled power plants for top environmental performance, highlight innovative leadership and improve education about the benefits of clean coal technologies.
Peabody (NYSE: BTU) is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. Peabody offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, sustainability, leadership, customer focus, integrity, excellence and people.