DOE Announces FutureGen – Pollution Free Power Plant of the Future

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced a Presidential initiative to build “FutureGen,” a $1 billion project that will lead to the world’s first emission-free plant to produce electricity and hydrogen from coal while capturing greenhouse gases.

At the same ceremony, the Departments of Energy and State announced plans for the United States to organize a ministerial-level forum to advance the science and technology of carbon capture and sequestration.

For more details on each of these major new initiatives, link to the Energy Department’s Fossil Energy Web Site.

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