Some of the content on this website requires JavaScript to be enabled in your web browser to function as intended. While the website is still usable without JavaScript, it should be enabled to enjoy the full interactive experience.

Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

News

Update on Site Selection for Proposed High Plains Gasification-Advanced Technology Center


March 25, 2009 — Evaluation of three sites identified for further review for the proposed High Plains Gasification-Advanced Technology Center will continue into April.

Initial site visits to locations in Campbell, Goshen and Laramie counties were held during the first week of March. Thorough investigations of the sites are under way, and an announcement of a final site will be made once all investigations are complete.

The High Plains Gasification-Advanced Technology Center is being developed jointly by GE Energy and the University of Wyoming. The agreement signed in October outlines the framework for the joint development, design, construction and operation of the facility.
The university will own the facility and be responsible for its operation.

The proposed center would consist of a small-scale gasification system that would allow UW and GE Energy researchers to develop and validate advanced coal gasification technology solutions for Powder River Basin and other Wyoming coals. The plant is expected to allow engineers to gain experience in advanced coal gasification processes, and will provide students an opportunity to learn about coal gasification.

For information on the project, visit www.uwyo.edu/ge.

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Share This Page:

Footer Navigation

University of Wyoming Medallion
 
1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 // UW Operators (307) 766-1121 // Contact Us // Download Adobe Reader