US DOE Invest $72M in Carbon Capture Tech

11 September 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded USD $72 million to the development and advancement of carbon capture technologies. USD $51 million will be given to nine new projects for coal and natural gas power and industrial sources and USD $21 million to 18 projects for technologies that remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, known as direct air capture. 

The nine projects aim to design initial engineering studies to develop technologies to capture carbon dioxide generated as a by-product of manufacturing at industrial sites. The other 18 projects will focus on the development of new materials for use in direct air capture and also complete field testing.

To view the full list of selected projects and their descriptions, click here.