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DOE Supports CCUS Retrofit for San Juan Coal Plant

October 6, 2020

Via: PowerMag

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a report that says retrofitting the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) in New Mexico with carbon capture technology would bring more jobs and tax revenue to the region than replacing the power plant with renewable energy.

Deputy Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes presented the report’s findings during an event Monday in Albuquerque, N.M. Menezes and representatives of Enchant Energy, the company that last year proposed a retrofit for the plant, along with officials from Farmington, N.M., and other project partners, participated in a live stream on Enchant Energy’s Facebook page.

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