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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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NRG COSIA CARBON XPRIZE ANNOUNCES WINNERS

NRG COSIA CARBON XPRIZE ANNOUNCES WINNERS

By on Apr 19, 2021 in In the News | 0 comments

Gillette, Wyoming – 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.  CarbonBuilt and Carbon Cure have been crowned the winners and each will receive $7.5 million to continue advancing their carbon utilization technologies. Some of the competitors of the...

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Committee to review Wyo. carbon capture, utilization

Committee to review Wyo. carbon capture, utilization

By on Aug 18, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

County 17 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will head to Wyoming this week for a field hearing to analyze the state’s efforts on carbon capture and sequestration.The hearing is likely to provide another opportunity for EPW Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) to advocate for his bill to expand the deployment of carbon capture through a tweaked 45Q tax...

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UCLA team nabs $2.9M grant to turn CO2 into concrete

UCLA team nabs $2.9M grant to turn CO2 into concrete

By on Aug 18, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

Construction Dive A UCLA research team has received a two-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to support development of a process that can convert carbon dioxide emissions into construction materials. The research team is led by Gaurav Sant, a professor at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, who invented CO2Concrete, a form of...

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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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