18 Jul '11, 12am

AEP: Lack of climate regulation killed $668m CCS project - 18 Jul 2011 - News from BusinessGreen

US utility American Electric Power (AEP) has blamed the failure of Congress to advance climate legislation after announcing late last week that it has mothballed its $668m plan to fit commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to a coal-fired power plant in West Virginia. AEP was selected by the Department of Energy (DoE) in 2009 to receive up to $334m in federal funding to cover half the installation costs of a large CCS system at its Mountaineer power plant in New Haven, West Virginia. FURTHER READING Under fire EPA hits back with stringent air pollution rules When is ‘summer’ for the Minister? Continuing Government delays to CCS in the UK But last Thursday the company released a statement confirming that it had terminated its agreement with the DoE and put the plans on hold, arguing that the government's failure to pass carbon legislation had left the ...

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