Included $800 million for CCS technology for coal-fired plants, $1.52 billion for industrial CCS projects, and $1 billion for a stand-alone integrated power plant project incorporating CCS.
Authorized to distribute $200 million for each fiscal year between 2006 and 2014 to support “clean” coal projects.
DOE announced has announced multiple funding awards for advanced carbon capture technologies in the $30 million+ range.
In Phase I, $15 million went to assess the pre-feasibility of sequestration projects. In Phase II, three projects in Illinois, North Dakota, and Mississippi received $29 million to characterize the features of high potential sequestration sites.