Basf and Linde complete pilot project at National Carbon Capture Center in Alabama

Linde AG Head Office, Munich, Germany Exterior of Carl von Linde Haus, Klosterhofstrasse 1
Linde AG Head Office, Munich, Germany
Exterior of Carl von Linde Haus, Klosterhofstrasse 1

German chemical colossus Basf and The Linde Group, one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, successfully completed a joint pilot project to improve capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from flue gas at a coal fired power plant at the National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC). The NCCC is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) research facility managed and operated by Southern Company, in Wilsonville, Alabama. Since January 2015, the project operated a pilot plant under a cooperative agreement with DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Based on the successful completion, Basf and Linde will begin larger-scale testing and explore commercial opportunities.

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