Plans for a megatonne-scale direct air capture (DAC) in southwest Wyoming have been boosted by a $12.5m grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE).
California-based CarbonCapture, along with a team of strategic partners, have been selected to receive the capital to support the emergence of a new carbon management industry in the region.
During its first phase of development, it is hoped the project will be able to capture 200,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year.
Once captured, the CO2 will be permanently sequestered in geologic formations by anchor partner Frontier Carbon Solutions or used as a feedstock in the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by anchor partner Twelve.
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