Carlos Anchondo of E&E News reports the Department of Energy has unveiled technology to slash carbon capture costs.
- Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL) have developed a liquid solvent that could slash carbon capture costs by 19%.
- Other solvents that are used in carbon capture require more water to separate the captured carbon dioxide and the solvent which adds to costs.
- This development could unlock the door to further commercialization of carbon capture technology.
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