CEP: April 2009 When I began my editorial career, we received breaking news over a clattering telex machine. On May 2, 1982, one of my colleagues stood mesmerized watching a dispatch come over the wire, then he tore off the report and exclaimed, "Holy $%#@! Exxon pulled out of the Colony Project!"... Share Time: The Most Valuable Resource April2009Career Catalyst AIChE Addresses Energy Challenges April2009Special Section The ChE's Role in Energy Research and Technology April2009Special SectionBond CallowaySurveys of the energy-related papers presented at AIChE's annual meetings provide insights into the role of chemical engineers in energy science and engineering. Renewable Power: Not Yet Ready for Prime Time April2009Special SectionDavid E. Gushee, Bernard S. LeeBefore renewable sources such as wind and solar can contribute significantly to the overall energy mix, massive electricity storage is needed to turn the raw power into dispatchable power. Bringing a Star to Earth April2009Special SectionJan Berry, Bond CallowayAn international R&D effort to build a fusion reactor and demonstrate the feasibility of fusion power is underway. Capturing Carbon from Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants April2009Special SectionJared P. Ciferno, Timothy E. Fout, Andrew P. Jones, James T. MurphyDOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory is spearheading R&D on a variety of post-combustion and oxy-combustion technologies to cost-effectively achieve 90% CO2 capture. Capturing CO2: Membrane Systems Move Forward April2009Special SectionSuzanne ShelleyMembranes offer inherent advantages over absorption-based CO2 capture from post-combustion fluegas and pre-combustion syngas, but numerous design and scale-up challenges remain. Process Simulation from the Ground Up April2009Back To BasicsDavid HillToday's process simulators produce graphical, data-filled and detailed results that can improve the effectiveness of the engineers who use them. Controlling Risk During Major Capital Projects April2009SafetyWilliam BridgesThink of process safety management (PSM) as a project deliverable, and follow these best practices for scheduling and performing process hazard analyses (PHAs) and completing other PSM requirements during key phases of a major project. Copyright Permissions: Would you like to reuse content from CEP Magazine? It’s easy to request permission to reuse content. Simply click here to connect instantly to licensing services, where you can choose from a list of options regarding how you would like to reuse the desired content and complete the transaction.