14 Jul '11, 8pm

Green: Scattered Attempts at Carbon Capture

Department of Energy The Energy Department is aiding eight such projects. (A.E.P.’s was canceled.) As my colleague John Broder and I reported in Thursday’s paper , American Electric Power is dropping its plan to build a commercial-scale version of a carbon dioxide scrubber at Mountaineer, its coal-fired power plant in New Haven, W.Va. The company decided that since public service commissions in West Virginia and Virginia had refused to give it full reimbursement for a pilot version that it ran for two years, it could not expect to recover its investment for the full-scale version — even if the Energy Department was going to pony up $334 million, or half the cost. Senator Jay Rockefeller, the West Virginia Democrat who had helped secure the $334 million as part of the fiscal stimulus act, was quick to praise the pilot project and to say that the money would be available for...

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