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October 2021 Edition of Carbon Capture Newsletter Released

Learn about the latest developments in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)/NETL Carbon Capture Program in this month’s edition of the Carbon Capture Newsletter.

The DOE/NETL Carbon Capture Program is developing the next generation of advanced carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technologies that can provide step-change reductions in both cost and energy requirements as compared to currently available technologies.

The Carbon Capture Program focuses on the broad portfolio of projects, including post- and pre-combustion capture to reduce carbon emissions across a wide spectrum of industries. Other focus areas include carbon-based power generation and negative emissions technologies such as direct capture of CO2 from the atmosphere and bioenergy with carbon capture.

Information featured in this month’s edition includes:

  • A statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm supporting the nomination of Brad Crabtree as Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management.
  • Interagency news on several important topics, including honors presented to NETL’s José Figueroa, supervisor, Carbon Capture Team, who will receive the Great Minds in STEM™ Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award.
  • An update from researchers at DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on developing technology to convert captured CO2 into methane.
  • A call for graduate students and early career professionals to apply for the 2021 Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration program. Enrollment is limited to 25 participants and is tuition free.
  • A listing of U.S. and international events to showcase innovations across the energy landscape.
  • Links to recently published journal articles and reports.

Click here to review previous editions of the newsletter.

NETL is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory that drives innovation and delivers technological solutions for an environmentally sustainable and prosperous energy future. By leveraging its world-class talent and research facilities, NETL is ensuring affordable, abundant and reliable energy that drives a robust economy and national security, while developing technologies to manage carbon across the full life cycle, enabling environmental sustainability for all Americans.