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Industrial Info Resources

September 29, 2010 05:10 ET

Hydrogen-Fueled Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle Power Project Proceeds in California, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The world's first commercial-scale, hydrogen-fueled integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) took another step forward last month, after a supportive preliminary staff assessment from the California Energy Commission (CEC). The 250-megawatt (MW) project, Hydrogen Energy California (HECA), is owned by Hydrogen Energy International LLC (Long Beach, California), a 50:50 joint venture between mining giant Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RTP) (London, England) and energy conglomerate BP plc (NYSE:BP) (London).

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