Posts made in May, 2018

Governor Mead On Integrated Test Center: “I don’t think we solve this and say we’re done.”

Governor Mead On Integrated Test Center: “I don’t think we solve this and say we’re done.”

By on May 18, 2018 in In the News |

The Integrated Test Center is open for business. The Gillette-based facility is aimed at research and testing new uses for carbon dioxide, say, as a building material, common fuel, or green concrete. Many hope the center will find new, profitable uses for coal — Governor Matt Mead is one of them. In a brief conversation, the Governor discussed his expectations for...

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In unassuming Wyoming, a quest to change the national and global future of coal

In unassuming Wyoming, a quest to change the national and global future of coal

By on May 17, 2018 in In the News |

The carbon dioxide drifting out of Dry Fork Station, a coal-fired power plant in northern Wyoming, may come to be part of Gov. Matt Mead’s lasting energy legacy: the site of the largest carbon capture research facility in North America. The governor finishes his two-term tenure later this year, leaving behind the Wyoming Integrated Test Center, which was dedicated...

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Wyoming Clean Coal Research Facility Dedicated

Wyoming Clean Coal Research Facility Dedicated

By on May 17, 2018 in In the News |

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — To the untrained eye, the 226,000 square feet of leveled ground with intermittent pipe couplings looks like a big, empty space. That’s not what Ted Jones sees. “I see opportunity,” said Jones, a member of Carbon Cure Technologies, a research team based out of Halifax, Canada, and one of five NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize finalists...

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