Applications for Post-Combustion and Pre-Combustion Carbon Dioxide Capture and Gasification Technologies Testing
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is specifically focused on a cost shared Research and Development effort for operating and maintaining existing test facilities. These test facilities must include the capabilities of providing multiple and simultaneous slipstream testing of bench and pilot scale third party advanced CO2 capture and gasification technologies from diverse fuel sources at commercially relevant process conditions. These Research and Development (R&D) test facilities will also promote and conduct the evaluation of advanced technologies to identify and resolve environmental, health and safety, operational, component, and system development issues in collaboration with the technology developer. The identification of cost effective and efficient advanced CO2 capture and gasification technologies will address the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) forecast that domestic and international coal based power generation will remain a critical and primary source of electricity generation through 2035, thereby creating a near term market based opportunity with a global opportunity for the export of U.S. developed technology.