Battelle reports on its efforts to launch a direct air capture hub with Heirloom Carbon and Gulf Coast Sequestration.
- The companies have submitted a proposal to the Department of Energy for funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Regional Direct Air Capture Hubs program.
- This direct air capture hub will be called Project Cyprus and will be located in southwest Louisiana.
- Project Cypress will make robust investments in the local community and create several jobs for construction and operation of the plant.
“‘This is the kind of project we’ve been working towards for decades and fits with our overall climate focus,’ said Battelle Energy and Resilience Division Manager Shawn Bennett. ‘Direct Air Capture technology is an important bridge to a future that greatly reduces the amount of legacy carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. But in addition to that, Project Cypress will be developed to the benefit of the local community, maximizing local job opportunities for the energy transition.'”
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