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# of Projects: 1
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Background informationProject Created: December 16, 2009

Project Name: Mountaineer (W. Va) CO2 Capture/Storage Demo.
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Sector: Energy
Subsector: Energy Generation
Status: Design / Construction
Type: Substantial Alteration of Existing Facility
Description: Private corporation will design, construction and operate a chilled ammonia process expected to effectively capture at least 90% of the CO2 (1.5 million metric tons/year) in a 235 megawatt flue gas stream at the existing 1300 MW APCo Mountaineer Power Plant near New Haven, West Virginia.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build Operate Maintain
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Private generating plant receives ARRA Stimulus funding to install experimental carbon capture technology.

Project Locations

City: New Haven
State: West Virginia
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

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Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The captured CO2 will be treated, compressed, and then transported by pipeline to proposed injection sites located near the capture facility. During the operation phase, AEP plans to permanently store the entire amount of captured CO2 in two separate saline formations located approximately 1.5 miles below the surface.

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Direct Cash Support: $334 million dollars in US Department of Energy funding ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) "stimulus" funding to install experimental CO2 capture technology.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All By Public Sponsor

Procurement Approach

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Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

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Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period
The project team includes AEP, APCo, Schlumberger Carbon Services, Battelle Memorial Institute, CONSOL Energy, Alstom, and an advisory team of geologic experts.  

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: December 1, 2009
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$200-500 Million US


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