Basin Electric & Powerspan pair for CO2 capture demonstration
For Immediate Release
Basin Electric Selects Powerspan for Large-Scale Demonstration of Carbon Capture at Antelope Valley Station
BISMARCK, ND and PORTSMOUTH, NH; March 13, 2008–Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Powerspan Corp. today announced the selection of Powerspan’s carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology for a commercial demonstration at Basin Electric’s coal-based electrical generation facility, the Antelope Valley Station located near Beulah, North Dakota. Approximately one million tons of CO2 will be captured annually from the 120 megawatt slipstream project, making this demonstration among the largest in the world. The captured CO2 will be fed into an existing CO2 compression and pipeline system owned by Basin Electric’s wholly owned subsidiary, Dakota Gasification Company.
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