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September 18, 2012
First-Generation Risk Profiles Help Predict CO2 Storage Site Obstacles

In support of large-scale carbon capture, utilization and storage projects, a collaboration of five U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories has completed first-generation risk profiles that, for the first time, offer a means to predict the probability of complications that could arise from specific carbon dioxide storage sites.

September 4, 2012
International Experts on Clean Coal, Carbon Capture Technologies to Meet at Pittsburgh Coal Conference

The role of fossil fuels in the global energy portfolio, reducing the environmental impacts of coal-based energy systems, and recent advances in clean coal technology are just some of the subjects that will be discussed at the 2012 International Pittsburgh Coal Conference to be held October 15-18 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.

August 22, 2012
DOE-Sponsored Project Begins Demonstrating CCUS Technology in Alabama

Carbon dioxide injection has begun at the world’s first fully integrated coal power and geologic storage project in southwest Alabama, with the goals of assessing integration of the technologies involved and laying the foundation for future use of CO2 for enhanced oil recovery.

August 21, 2012
Novel Sorbent Achieves 90 Percent Carbon Capture in DOE-Sponsored Test

The successful bench-scale test of a novel carbon dioxide capturing sorbent promises to further advance the process as a possible technological option for reducing CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants.

August 9, 2012
Second Phase of Innovative Technology Project to Capture CO2, Produce Biofuels Launched in Ohio

A novel method to capture carbon dioxide from flue gas and produce biofuels has been formally launched in the second phase of a Department of Energy project at a nursery in Ohio.

July 26, 2012
Energy Department Announces Awards to Projects Advancing Innovative Clean Coal Technology

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above approach to American energy, the Energy Department announced today the selection of eight projects to advance the development of transformational oxy-combustion technologies capable of high-efficiency, low-cost carbon dioxide capture from coal-fired power plants.

July 26, 2012
Energy Department Announces Awards to Projects Advancing Innovative Clean Coal Technology

Transformational Oxy-Combustion Technology Holds Promise for More Efficient and Cheaper Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage of Coal-Fired Plant Emissions

July 23, 2012
NETL-RUA Engineer Earns Presidential Award for R&D That Could Help Meet DOE Carbon Capture Goals

A Carnegie Mellon University professor who worked with the National Energy Technology Laboratory on research that could help meet carbon capture goals has earned a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

July 9, 2012
DOE Advances Innovative CCS Polygeneration Plant Through NEPA Process

The U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission are working together to advance an innovative carbon capture and storage plant simultaneously through the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review and a complementary California Energy Quality Act process.

June 7, 2012
New DOE Best Practices Manual Features Top Strategies for Carbon Storage Wells

Best practices for managing wells used to store carbon dioxide in geologic formations are the focus of a publication just released by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory.