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Wyoming ITC testifies at Senate hearing on Carbon Utilization Technologies

Jason Begger, Managing Director of the ITC, is testifying this morning during the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resource’s hearing on Carbon Utilization technologies. His testimony highlighted the importance of carbon research and investments in infrastructure that allow for technologies to be scaled up to commercialization.


In the culmination of a six-year engineering competition, the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE announced the final winners for both the coal – and natural gas – tracks.

Cleaning Coal – Full Measure

Today’s modern coal plants are not your daddy’s coal plants. And we recently found out about a unique engineering contest being held to make them even cleaner. We’re off to northeast Wyoming near the town of Gillette. Read the article here.

Carbon Capture Could Cut Cost of Climate Change

A new analysis by the Great Plains Institute and the University of Wyoming describes possible steps that industries in the U.S. can take to lower their carbon dioxide emissions. They propose using carbon capture technology and transportation infrastructure that moves the carbon dioxide to storage locations underground. Read the article here.

Global Pandemic Brings Hardships and Opportunities for Wyoming Energy

As we begin slowly turning a corner in the COVID-19 crisis, Wyoming is uniquely poised to not only help meet our domestic energy demands but supply a growing international market. To do so, we must continue to invest in our energy infrastructure and ensure we have the best, most innovative energy technologies. Read the article here.

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