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Great to see we are not giving up on coal as part of a truly balanced power plan

WVU-led research team to study turning carbon dioxide from power plants into valuable products

Thursday, November 15, 2018

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Research at West Virginia University will focus on turning carbon dioxide in power plant flue gas into commercial-quality sodium bicarbonate—baking soda—aiming to use product sales to lower the cost of carbon capture technology.

Current techniques can increase the cost of the cleanest coal-fired ultrasupercritical power plants by more than 50 percent, according to data in the annual technology baseline report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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