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CO2-free natural gas? CCS project powers grid for first time

Carlos Anchondo reports for E&E News that a carbon capture project has powered the grid with carbon-free natural gas for the first time.

The C3 Take
  • Texas-based Net Power LLC has used carbon-free natural gas to deliver electricity to the grid for the first time ever.
  • Net Power uses a four step process that recycles and captures excess CO2 to produce carbon-free natural gas.
  • This innovation could provide a pathway to the rapid deployment of carbon capture and carbon-free natural gas.

“The company said its natural gas test project in La Porte, Texas, exported enough energy to power more than 1,000 homes during a first-time grid synchronization — calling the delivery a ‘major milestone for the energy industry.'”

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