Japanese company plans carbon dioxide project in Wyoming

13 Jun 2020


A Japanese company has signed an agreement to use the Integrated Test Center near Gillette to test technology designed to capture carbon dioxide from gas produced by power plants.

Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Japan Coal Energy Center signed an agreement with the state of Wyoming to conduct a joint carbon capture test project at the Dry Fork Station power plant, the Gillette News Record reported.

The technology uses a reusable powder made of chemical compounds to naturally attract and capture carbon dioxide, said Jason Begger, executive director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority. The authority manages the Integrated Test Center.

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