SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 09, 2009 05:30 ET

Texas-Sized IGCC Project With CCS to Be Built in... Texas, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 9, 2009) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Dallas Mayor Laura Miller got national media attention a few years ago when she led a successful effort to block TXU Corporation (Dallas, Texas) from building 11 new coal-fired power plants in Texas. But Miller doesn't hate coal. In fact, after leaving office she joined Summit Power (Bainbridge Island, Washington), a power plant developer that plans to build a 400-megawatt integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant in West Texas. The plant will capture and sequester up to 3 million tons of carbon dioxide annually in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in the Permian Basin. About 90% of the generator's carbon-dioxide emissions will be captured.

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