Coalition Welcomes IRS Inspector General Report, Calls for Agency to Follow Coalition Recommendations to Safeguard Integrity of New 45Q Tax CreditMay 6, 2020 in Carbon Management, News & Press Author: Jennifer Christensen
Great Plains Institute Vice President and Director of the Carbon Capture Coalition Brad Crabtree issued a statement responding to the release of a letter from the Internal Revenue Service Inspector General regarding tax credit claims under the old 45Q tax credit program. The statement was originally posted on the Carbon Capture Coalition website:
Over the past year, we’ve shared stories, news, and publications about how we’re making progress toward our mission of transforming the energy system to benefit the economy and environment. We’re energized by the progress we’ve made together with you and our many collaborators, partners, and colleagues and look forward to the year ahead.
Carbon Capture 101December 17, 2019 in Carbon Management Authors: Dane McFarlane, Elizabeth Abramson, Jennifer Christensen
Carbon capture is an essential part of GPI’s work to achieve a zero-carbon energy system by midcentury. GPI engages a broad set of interests at the state and federal levels to increase the deployment of carbon capture projects and infrastructure. We developed a carbon capture 101 fact sheet (PDF and text below) as a starting point for learning about what carbon capture is and why it’s an important economic and environmental strategy.
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Carbon Capture is Ready—Here’s How Proposed Federal Policy Can Increase DeploymentOctober 8, 2019 in Carbon Management Author: Jennifer Christensen
Reaching decarbonization goals by 2050 will require large-scale deployment of carbon capture. Fortunately, carbon capture has been demonstrated at commercial scale for use in electric power and key industries, with successful commercial experience dating back decades in some sectors. Continue reading »
GPI Staff Picks for Summer 2019: What We’re Reading, Listening To, and WatchingAugust 7, 2019 in News & Press Author: Jennifer Christensen
Primer: Section 45Q Tax Credit for Carbon Capture ProjectsJune 17, 2019 in Carbon Management Author: Jennifer Christensen
Why the Announcement of the World’s Largest Direct Air Capture Project is a Big DealJune 12, 2019 in Carbon Management Author: Jennifer Christensen
Direct air capture (DAC) technology generates a mix of excitement, skepticism, and optimism as first-mover projects come online, from Iceland to the US. The technology captures carbon dioxide (CO2) from ambient air, which is then used to create products of economic value or stored geologically, thereby removing CO2 from the atmosphere. Continue reading »
Carbon Capture Coalition Releases Federal Policy BlueprintMay 21, 2019 in Carbon Management, News & Press, Reports & Whitepapers Author: Jennifer Christensen
At this week’s CO2NNECT 2019 conference, the Carbon Capture Coalition (which is co-convened by GPI) released its consensus “Federal Policy Blueprint” to “articulate a comprehensive and ambitious federal policy agenda that can help achieve the goal of economywide carbon capture deployment.” Continue reading »