14 Jul '11, 3pm

The U.S.'s most ambitious carbon capture project has been shelved by utility company #carboncapture

14 Jul 2011: Key CO2 Capture Project Is Suspended by Major U.S. Utility The U.S.’s most ambitious project to capture and sequester carbon from a coal-fired power plant has been shelved by a large utility company , which says that the lack of climate legislation and support from state governments has rendered the $668 million project financially untenable. American Electric Power CO2 Capture and Storage Looks to Gain Foothold The drive to extract and store CO2 from coal-fired power plants seemed to be gaining momentum last year. But, as David Biello reported, critical questions remained. READ THE e360 REPORT (AEP), which serves 5 million customers in 11 states, will announce today that it is indefinitely suspending its carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project at its Mountaineer plant in West Virginia . The utility has been running a smaller CCS pilot project at the si...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/key_co2_capture_project_is_su...

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