IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

DOE Details Plans for Restarting FutureGen

9:53 AM MDT | June 15, 2009 | Kara Sissell

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has officially revived the FutureGen Alliance, a public-private partnership project featuring a power plant with a process for converting coal into syngas. The power plant, to be built at Mattoon, IL, would be the first to produce electricity as well as generate hydrogen and enable CO2 separation for sequestration. The Bush administration had dropped the project last year, citing higher than anticipated costs.  The Department of Energy said late last week it would issue a “record of decision” by mid July, an...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa