Clean Coal Power Initiative
The Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program which was luanched in 2002 "to enable and accelerate the deployment of advanced technologies to ensure clean, reliable, and affordable electricity for the United States."
The DOE states that the "CCPI is a cost-shared partnership between the government and industry to develop and demonstrate advanced coal-based power generation technologies at the commercial scale. CCPI demonstrations address the reliability and affordability of the Nation's electricity supply, particularly from its coal-based generation. CCPI demonstrations will meet technical requirements set forth in the Energy Policy Act of 2005."
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- National Energy Technology Laboratory, "Clean Coal Power Initiative", U.S. Department of Energy, accessed August 2009.