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Coal is the largest domestically produced source of energy in America and is used to generate a significant chunk of our nation’s electricity. 

The Energy Department is working to develop technologies that make coal cleaner, so we can ensure it plays a part in our clean energy future. The Department is also investing in development of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies, also referred to as carbon capture, utilization and sequestration.

Clean Coal
Carbon Storage Research
Office of Fossil Energy's Carbon Storage R&D Program
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Secretary Perry Celebrates Successful Completion of Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the opening of Petra Nova.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Carbon Capture 101

Carbon capture is an important part of the Energy Department's Fossil Energy research and development efforts, but how does it work? This...

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16,067,208 Metric Tons of CO2 Injected as of January 3, 2018
16,067,208 Metric Tons of CO2 has been Injected as of January 3, 2018.
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