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Gordon backs carbon capture

Gordon backs carbon capture

By on Apr 1, 2019 in In the News |

JACKSON — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon’s vision for the state’s energy sector weds two ideas often considered incompatible: a healthy environment and the continued use of fossil fuels. During an energy conference at Snow King Resort’s Grand View Lodge on last week, Gordon proposed a future in which Wyoming preserves the mineral industry that accounts for much of the...

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In Wyoming, A Contest To Capture Carbon And Save Coal

In Wyoming, A Contest To Capture Carbon And Save Coal

By on Mar 5, 2019 in In the News |

Hundreds of train cars extend alongside a road outside of Gillette, Wyo., overflowing with coal. Trucks haul the same energy resource from a large pit on the other side of the road. Gillette is commonly called the coal capital of the U.S. “Nobody is here in this part of the world. It is so empty. So empty,” laughs Sebastian Peter, who traveled to be here...

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Secretary Perry Announces $24 Million in New Projects to Advance Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies

Secretary Perry Announces $24 Million in New Projects to Advance Transformational Carbon Capture Technologies

By on Feb 28, 2019 in In the News |

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the selection of eight projects to receive nearly $24 million in federal funds for cost-shared research and development (R&D) for Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies. The selected projects will focus on the development of solvent, sorbent, and membrane...

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XPrize teams near final stretch to prove their CO2 technologies

XPrize teams near final stretch to prove their CO2 technologies

By on Feb 6, 2019 in In the News |

At first glance, it appears there’s not much happening on the 226,000 square feet of flat, open space east and north of the Dry Fork Station power plant about 10 miles north of Gillette. The large lot looks like an overflow parking area for a concert venue with the exception of new chain-link fencing around the crushed scoria surface. A large, silver pipe runs just...

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Carbon XPRIZE Chooses Fifth Contestant In Finals After Withdrawal

Carbon XPRIZE Chooses Fifth Contestant In Finals After Withdrawal

By on Dec 13, 2018 in In the News |

The $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition was narrowed down to ten finalists in April of this year, but now organizers say a new candidate is in the running: Dimensional Energy. XPRIZE’s goal is to find and support new uses for carbon dioxide emissions. The Wyoming track is focused on CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants. There’s also a...

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