Posts by Wyoming ITC

Wyoming, Japanese companies to pursue carbon capture efforts

Wyoming, Japanese companies to pursue carbon capture efforts

By on Jun 12, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

Casper Star Tribune Wyoming’s effort to bolster global demand for coal will take a step forward next year after this week’s signing of a memorandum of understanding with two Japanese companies to test new carbon capture technologies at the state’s Integrated Test Center near Gillette. According to a news release, the Japanese government’s Coal Energy Center (JCOAL)...

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Begger: Global pandemic brings hardships and opportunities for Wyoming energy

Begger: Global pandemic brings hardships and opportunities for Wyoming energy

By on May 28, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

Over the past several weeks, the world has come to a standstill the likes of which we have never seen. Schools have been closed. Businesses shut down. Economies rattled. Communities have gone quiet. Just like nearly every other industry, energy producers have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. In recent weeks, energy usage in the United States dropped to its...

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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

TO: Wyoming ITC stakeholders and tenantsFROM: Jason Begger, WIA Executive DirectorDATE: March 20, 2020SUBJECT: COVID-19 Guidance Yesterday, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon took additional action to limit the transmission of COVID-19, issuing a statewide public health order, which temporarily closed many public facilities such as restaurants, bars and schools. The full...

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