Posts made in March, 2020

ITC gets ready for new tenants this spring, looks toward new future of fossil fuels

ITC gets ready for new tenants this spring, looks toward new future of fossil fuels

By on Mar 30, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

From Highway 59, the fenced-in scoria lot and adjoining modular building at the base of Basin Electric’s Dry Fork Station north of Gillette blends into the background, squeezed between the sprawling, open pit coal mines that dot the high plains surrounding Campbell County. These grounds are home to the Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC), which many in the state,...

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Carbon capture: can it be efficient, cost-effective and commercial scale all at once?

Carbon capture: can it be efficient, cost-effective and commercial scale all at once?

By on Mar 30, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (UK CAER) has a long record of researching carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology. The research team at UK CAER partnered with several utilities in their region over the past two decades and recently installed a small pilot-scale CO2 capture facility at the Kentucky Utilities E.W. Brown Generating...

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ITC COVID-19 Guidance

By on Mar 22, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

**UPDATED FALL 2021​​**Following the lead of Basin Electric, the ITC will be limiting non-essential site visits due to the resurgence of COVID cases. The health and safety of our employees, researchers, and hosts at Basin Electric are our highest priorities and we will work with all of our stakeholders to ensure all site activities can be conducted in a safe manner....

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Stripped of $1B limit, Gordon carbon capture bill clears House

Stripped of $1B limit, Gordon carbon capture bill clears House

By on Mar 3, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

The House on Friday passed a Gov. Mark Gordon-backed bill that would subsidize carbon capture projects through Wyoming residents’ electrical bills. The House advanced the effort with a 40-19 vote as lawmakers continued their drive to protect Wyoming’s coal industry through mandates on electrical utility companies. A provision in the bill that would have allowed a...

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