08/16/2011 Archived Entry: "CAER Receives Largest Federal Grant in its History"

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CAER has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to receive $14,502,144 to help develop ways to reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of advanced carbon capture systems used at coal-fired power plants. The project, titled "Application of a Heat Integrated Post-Combustion CO2 Capture System with Hitachi Advanced Solvent into Existing Coal-Fired Power Plant," will be headed by the Power Generation and Utility Fuels group at UK's Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) and will take place at LG&E/KUís Brown Power Plant. For more information, go to:

UK NOW News - http://uknow.uky.edu/content/uk-receives-145-million-research-carbon-capture-technologies-coal-powered-plant

University of Kentucky gets $14.5 million federal grant - Lexington Herald-Leader - http://www.kentucky.com/2011/08/16/1846779/university-of-kentucky-gets-145.html

University of Kentucky gets $19.4 million for coal research - Courier-Journal - http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20110815/GREEN01/308150052/University-of-Kentucky-gets-19-4-million-for-coal-research?odyssey=tab|mostpopular|text|FRONTPAGE

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