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ITC to be highlighted at US Senate hearing

ITC to be highlighted at US Senate hearing

By on Jun 21, 2017 in In the News |

The Wyoming Integrated Test Center will take the national stage next week during a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing to discuss the future of advanced energy technologies, including carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration, according to a press release from the Wyoming ITC. Jason Begger, executive director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority, will testify...

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Coal Movement Gaining Momentum: Wyoming ITC To Be Highlighted At U.S. Senate Hearing

Coal Movement Gaining Momentum: Wyoming ITC To Be Highlighted At U.S. Senate Hearing

By on Jun 21, 2017 in In the News |

(Gillette, Wyo.) Earlier this week County 17 announced the ambitious plans of Clean Coal Technologies (CCTC) based in New York. At the annual Wyoming Miners Association meeting in Sheridan, WY, CEO Robin Eves announced CCTC’s project to build not just one, but two new Coal Power Plants in the Powder River Basin. Eves also revealed that, following the construction of...

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A “Just Transition” for Fossil Fuel Workers

A “Just Transition” for Fossil Fuel Workers

By on Mar 14, 2017 in In the News |

The search for a jobs-positive shift to clean energy Nearly 500 Wyoming coal miners were laid off last spring, and in the past two years roughly 5,400 oilfield workers lost their jobs in the state. In 2015, Wyoming saw the highest unemployment spike in the nation. Fossil fuel industries here support a whole host of related businesses that provide supply, repair,...

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Carbon-Based Research Helps Diversify Gillette Economy

Carbon-Based Research Helps Diversify Gillette Economy

By on Feb 27, 2017 in In the News |

Carbon research aims to increase coal industry’s viability If the proposal for an Advanced Carbon Products Innovation Center is approved, researchers will have yet another ally in the quest to bring new carbon technologies and products to market. Energy Capital Economic Development applied for a grant from the Wyoming Business Council to build a pilot plant...

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Japanese Coal Stakeholders Visit Wyoming

Japanese Coal Stakeholders Visit Wyoming

By on Feb 9, 2017 in In the News |

A delegation from the Japan Coal Energy Center (JCOAL) recently toured the construction site of the future Wyoming ITC, an integrated test center to study carbon emissions from a Wyoming coal fired power plant. The visit from JCOAL representatives followed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Governor Matt Mead and Osamu Tsukamoto, President of JCOAL,...

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