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This Power Plant Has Cracked Carbon Capture

July 3, 2018

NET Power figured out how to burn fossil fuels without releasing greenhouse gases, a critical step in the fight to slow climate change.

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A radical US startup has successfully fired up its zero-emissions fossil-fuel power plant

May 31, 2018

In the age of climate change, when reducing emissions should be our primary goal, it may sound odd to celebrate the launch of a fossil fuel-burning plant. But Net Power is unique.

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That natural gas power plant with no carbon emissions or air pollution? It works.

June 1, 2018

The carbon-capture game is about to change.

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Innovative zero-emissions power plant begins battery of tests

May 30, 2018

A team of engineers in La Porte, Texas has spent the past several weeks running tests on a prototype power plant that uses a stream of pure carbon dioxide – not air – to drive a turbine.

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This Power Plant Runs on CO2

May 30, 2018

Carbon capture costs nothing in NET Power’s new plant, which uses supercritical carbon dioxide to drive a turbine.

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Pioneering Zero-Emission Natural Gas Power Cycle Achieves First-Fire

May 30, 2018

First-fire has been achieved at NET Power’s supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) power plant – a test facility in La Porte, Texas, to demonstrate the potentially revolutionary natural gas-fueled Allam Cycle.

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Promising Technology to Fight Climate Change is Finally Becoming a Reality

March 6, 2018

When Congress passed a budget bill in February, you may have missed something significant: It includes new incentives to support carbon capture and storage, or CCS.

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Breakthrough Technologies of 2018

Feb. 2018

A pilot power plant just outside Houston, in the heart of the US petroleum and refining industry, is testing a technology that could make clean energy from natural gas a reality.

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Saving the world with carbon dioxide removal

Jan. 8, 2018

CAMBRIDGE — Limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, as the countries of the world committed themselves to do under the Paris climate accord,

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Team Claims New Power Cycle Generates Without Emissions

May 24, 2017

Nearing completion in Texas, a 50-MW power plant will demonstrate a first-of-a-kind natural-gas power system.

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New Turbine Technology Makes Zero-Emissions Fossil Fuel Power Plants a Reality

Dec. 8, 2017

A low-carbon future is our best bet at mitigating climate change, but eliminating the use of fossil fuels is unlikely to happen overnight.

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A radical startup has invented the world’s first zero-emissions fossil-fuel power plant

Dec. 5, 2017

From the top of the Sam Houston Ship Channel Bridge, more than 50 meters (160 ft) above Buffalo Bayou, in every direction you look, you can see huge oil tankers,

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50 Most Daring

Nov. 1, 2017

Bill Brown, CEO of New Energy Technology (NET) Power. “This December, NET Power will conduct a test of interest to energy companies and environmentalists.

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Potential Carbon Capture Game Changer Nears Completion

Aug. 30, 2017

If it works as expected, the Net Power natural gas demonstration plant will capture carbon at nearly no cost.

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The Carbon Capture Game Changer

July 12, 2017

There are few “game changers” in the energy space. NET Power has the potential to be one of them.

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A New Power Plant Burns Fossil Fuels Without Any Carbon Emissions

May 25, 2017

Startup NET Power wants to revolutionize carbon capture and storage systems to get fossil fuel plants to produce zero carbon emissions.

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Goodbye smokestacks: Startup invents zero-emission fossil fuel power

May 24, 2017

Between the energy hub of Houston, Texas, and the Gulf Coast lies a sprawling petropolis: a sea of refineries and oil storage tanks, power lines, and smokestacks,

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Will Trump and Brexit bury carbon capture?

May 22, 2017

Rolling out energy technologies that will help to cool the planet requires a stable regulatory environment to attract the necessary investment.

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Durham’s NET Power breaks ground on zero-emissions plant

April 9, 2016

A Durham energy company’s $140-million quest to create the world’s first zero-emissions power plant is advancing from the laboratory to the real world.

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Revolutionary Power Plant Captures All Its Carbon Emissions, At No Extra Cost

Feb 21, 2017

Green Gas: the Allam Cycle technology promises a future of emissions-free fossil fuels. A full-size Net Power plant will generate 300MW and 800,000 tons of CO2 per year

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How carbon capture could become a rare bright spot on climate policy in the Trump era

April 16, 2017

The idea of capturing carbon dioxide from coal plants, gas plants, and other industrial facilities and burying the pollution deep underground

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Energy conference shines spotlight on growing industrial technology business in the Carolinas

April 13, 2017

RALEIGH — This week’s State Energy Conference put a focus on hardware and heavy technology rather than commercial ‘killer apps’ in a panel on energy innovation in the Carolinas.

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Natural Gas Plant Makes A Play For Coal’s Market, Using ‘Clean’ Technology

April 10, 2017

President Trump wants America to use more “clean coal” to make electricity.

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Can Carbon Capture Technology Prosper Under Trump?

Jan. 2, 2017

THOMPSONS, Tex. – Can one of the most promising – and troubled – technologies for fighting global warming survive during the administration of Donald J. Trump?

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Big Question on Climate Crisis: How to Inspire Innovation

Nov. 3, 2016

And in Texas an American company is about to test a new type of power plant that may generate electricity while cheaply capturing the emissions, allowing the climate-altering pollution to be pumped safely underground.

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The Next Zero-Emission Energy Innovation: Coal?

Oct. 14, 2016

To the most optimistic energy observer, these promises are staggering: A natural gas or coal fired power plant with no smoke stack, zero atmospheric emissions,

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The Power Station of the Future?

April 8, 2016

Bill Brown, chief executive officer at Net Power, discusses zero-emissions power stations with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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Press Releases

NET Power Demonstration Plant Wins 2018 ADIPEC Breakthrough Technological Project of the Year

November 14, 2018

In recognition of its demonstration plant in La Porte, Texas, NET Power, LLC, was awarded the 2018 Breakthrough Technological Project of the Year at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC).

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NET Power and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures Announce Investment Agreement to Advance Innovative Low-Carbon Technology

Nov 8, 2018

NET Power, LLC, and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), today announced they have reached an investment agreement, subject to regulatory approval.

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Pioneering power generation technology moves a step closer

May 31, 2018

NET Power, a company developing a revolutionary emission-free natural gas power generation technology, has taken a leap forward with successful combustor first-fire at its 50MWth demonstration plant in Texas, USA.

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NET Power Achieves Major Milestone for Carbon Capture with Demonstration Plant First Fire

May 30, 2018

NET Power, LLC, today announced that it has successfully achieved first fire of its carbon dioxide (CO2) demonstration power plant and test facility located in La Porte, TX, including the firing of the 50 MWth Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (“Toshiba”) commercial-scale combustor.

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Toshiba Ships Turbine for World’s First Direct-Fired Supercritical Oxy-Combustion CO2 Power Cycle Demonstration Plant to U.S.

Nov. 1, 2016

Toshiba Corporation today shipped a 25MW gross electric (50MWth) turbine to the world’s first direct-fired supercritical oxy-combustion CO2 power cycle generation system demonstration plant,

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NET Power Breaks Ground on Demonstration Plant for World’s First Emissions-Free, Low-Cost Fossil Fuel Power Technology

Mar. 9, 2016

NET Power,LLC,today announced that it has broken ground on a first-of-a-kind power plant that will validate a new natural gas power system that produces low-cost electricity

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A First-of-a-kind Supercritical CO2 Turbine

Oct. 17, 2014

Toshiba, today announced that it will supply a first-of-a-kindsupercritical CO2 turbine to a demonstration plant being built in Texas, USA.

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Exelon, CB&I and 8 Rivers Proceed with Clean Energy Demonstration Plant

Oct. 14, 2014

Exelon Generation has joined with CB&I (NYSE: CBI) of The Woodlands, Texas,and 8 Rivers Capital of Durham,

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Toshiba Achieves World First with Successful Operation of Novel Combustor for New, Low Cost, Low Emissions Thermal Power System

Aug. 1, 2013

Toshiba Corporation today announced the successful testing of a first-of-its-kind combustor to be used in a breakthrough thermal power

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NET Power Receives Grant from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change to Support Development of Breakthrough, Clean Power Technology

Nov. 21, 2012

NET Power today announced the receipt of a £4.9million grant from the UK Department of Energy and Climate Changeas part of theCarbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS)

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Toshiba Signs Agreement to Develop Next Generation Thermal Power System with NET Power, Shaw and Exelon

June 15, 2012

TOKYO, Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to develop a next-generation thermal power system,

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Toshiba Joins NET Power, Shaw, and Exelon to Develop New Power Generation Technology

June 15, 2012

NET Power LLC today announced that Toshiba Corporation, a world-class technology manufacturer,

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Shaw and Exelon Join NET Power to Develop Next Generation Power Technology

June 6, 2012

The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced it is teaming up with NET Power LLC and Exelon to develop a new technology

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