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US Energy Department Awards $20M to Jumpstart Carbon Capture Projects in Kern County
The Department of Energy last week awarded nearly $20 million to carbon capture projects in Kern County as local officials aim to turn the southern San Joaquin Valley into a hub for the burgeoning industry. The funding, announced on Friday, will help plan three projects near Taft – in the heart of California’s oil country.
Carbon TerraVault's CA DAC Hub Consortium Selected for U.S DOE Funding
Carbon TerraVault Holdings, LLC (CTV), a subsidiary of California Resources Corporation , today announced that the California Direct Air Capture (DAC) Hub has been selected to receive $11.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under its Regional DAC Hubs Initiative related to the proposed development of California’s first full-scale DAC plus storage (DAC+S) network of regional hubs.
Kern County In Depth: Bringing carbon capture technologies to Kern County
The scientific consensus is: In order to avoid the irreversible effects of climate change, a collective and concerted global effort must be made to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions in our atmosphere. Now, there are efforts to have Kern County become a hub in California for carbon capture technology.