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Advancing Coal: Technology, Policy and a Path Forward
May 4, 2017

SES's Cryogenic Carbon Capture technology was featured in a new report from the Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development. The report provides recommendations for the advancement of strategic coal technologies and a sustainable coal economy in Utah (Deseret News).

ES and partners semi-finalists for the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE
October 20, 2016

CarbonCure, a cement curing team using SES’s Cryogenic Carbon Capture technology, was selected to move to the next round of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition.

Andrew Baxter Recognized in Utah Valley's 40 Under 40
June 9, 2016

"Andy Baxter has a good energy about him. His company, Sustainable Energy Solutions, develops patented solutions to combat energy problems on a regional and global scale. Their flagship product, for instance, is a post-combustion technology that has the potential to reduce carbon emissions from fossil-fueled power plants by 95 to 99 percent."

SES Named Gold Edison Award Winner
April 22, 2016

The Edison Awards, celebrating 29 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced today that Sustainable Energy Solutions was voted a Gold Winner for innovation at the April 21st event at The Capitale in New York City.

February 2016
SES selected as Edison Award finalist
Sustainable Energy Solutions was selected as an Edison Award finalist in the Energy and Sustainability category. Finalists were chosen as the "best of the best" by 3000 of the world's top senior business executives, academics, and innovation professionals.
Wyoming Governor Meade visits CCC demonstration at the International Advanced Coal Technology Conference in Jackson, Wyoming
October 2015
SES Demonstrates CCC Technology at International Coal Conference
Wyoming Governor Meade visits CCC demonstration at the International Advanced Coal Technology Conference in Jackson, Wyoming.
An engineer inspects the Multi-Fuel Reactor during a test firing
9/28/2015
BYU Technology Tackles Climate Change by Freezing Carbon
BYU article discusses Dr. Larry Baxter's approach to cleaner energy.
9/16/2015
SES one of Utah's Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies
Sustainable Energy Solutions was named as one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Utah by the MountainWest Capital Network.
8/12/2015
BYU Radio Interview with Dr. Baxter
Dr. Baxter discusses the EPA's new Clean Power Plan in a recent interview with BYU Radio.
Larry Baxter Featured in Popular Science
5/19/2015
Larry Baxter Featured in Popular Science
Dr. Larry Baxter was included in Popular Science's New Faces Of Energy feature, which highlights the work of 12 scientists and entrepreneurs at the forefront of the "energy revolution."
5/1/2015
POWER Magazine Features Cryogenic Carbon Capture
Cryogenic Carbon Capture was featured in a recent article from POWER Magazine (pg. 3).
Engineers test the CCC-CFG small pilot at PacificCorp's Dave Johnston Plant
1/31/2015
PacifiCorp, Dave Johnston Plant Demonstration of the CCC-CFG Process
The Compressed Flue Gas Cryogenic Carbon Capture (CCC-CFG) small pilot demonstration unit was successfully tested over several months at the Dave Johnston Power Plant near Casper, Wyoming.
10/1/2014
CCC-ECL Demonstration Project Completed
The External Cooling Loop Cryogenic Carbon Capture (CCC-ECL) demonstration project reached a successful conclusion with a fully-integrated, small pilot demonstration being tested on several different fuels including Powder River Basin Coal, natural gas, and a mixture of coal and biomass. In each case the CCC-ECL technology was able to demonstrate its robustness with over 95% carbon capture on untreated flue gas.
CCC-CFG small pilot being unloaded at BYU's heating plant.
9/1/2014
SES Successfully Demonstrates CCC Technology at Coal-Fired Heating Plant
The Compressed Flue Gas Cryogenic Carbon Capture (CCC-CFG) small pilot demonstration unit was tested at the Brigham Young University (BYU) Heating Plant. The demonstration unit captured over 95% of the carbon from an exhaust slip-stream of an operating coal-fired boiler. The BYU heating plant burns coal from Utah mines through late fall each year in a grate boiler.
12/1/2012
Wyoming Advanced Conversion Technologies Task Force Awards Grant to SES
The ACCTF has awarded SES $3 million for the development and demonstration of its Energy Storing Cryogenic Carbon Capture (CCC-ES) technology. This project will result in a small pilot demonstration of SES' technology that aims to nearly eliminate harmful emissions from fossil fuels while enabling better use of renewables like wind and solar on the grid.
4/1/2013
ARPA-E Project Enters Phase II
The second phase of the IMPACCT grant is funded by ARPA-E to allow SES to build a skid-scale demonstration of the CFG version of CCC.
2/27/2013
CCC in Climate Change Article
Dr. Baxter and Cryogenic Carbon Capture™ (CCC) included in Climate Change article from Stanford Daily News.
2/18/2013
Stanford Report includes CCC
CCC included in Stanford University report on Energy Supply with Negative Carbon Emissions.
2/15/2013
CCC White Paper
A high level description of the CCC process and its transformative capabilities to the grid.
11/5/2012
CCEMC Funding Energy Storage Project
CCEMC funding Cryogenic Carbon Capture with energy storage project.
7/5/2011
Wyoming CCTF Funds Second SES Proposal
Wyoming Clean Coal Task Force Funds Second SES Proposal to Continue Research and Development.
2/15/2011
SES Showcase at ARPA-E
Sustainable Energy Solutions selected to showcase technology at 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.
12/14/2010
Beijing CCS Summit
9/10/2010
ARPA-E Awards SES IMPACCT Grant
ARPA-E Awards Sustainable Energy Solutions IMPACCT Grant.
2/24/2010
SES Hosts ACERC Conference
Sustainable Energy Solutions Hosts 2010 ACERC Conference.
10/13/2009
2009 Pittsburgh Coal Conference
Cryogenic Carbon Capture paper presented at the 2009 International Pittsburgh Coal Conference.
10/10/2009
2009 Clearwater Conference Paper
Technical summary of CCC presented at the Clearwater Conference.
8/31/2009
SES Announces Cryogenic Carbon Capture
New Carbon Capture Breakthrough Significantly Cheaper Than Alternatives.
7/1/2009
Carbon Capture Journal
July/August 2009 issue of the Carbon Capture Journal. Cryogenic Carbon Capture is featured on pages 18-21.
5/8/2009
SES Wins Utah Innovation Award
Sustainable Energy Solutions wins 2009 Utah Innovations Award.