Will Colorado direct air capture facility be a national model?

April 5, 2023
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Global Thermostat showed off a demonstration unit Tuesday outside Denver.

By Carlos Anchondo & Jason Plautz, ENERGYWIRE - "A Colorado-based technology company unveiled the biggest carbon removal facility in the United States on Tuesday, offering a glimpse of how carbon dioxide can be pulled from the air as the energy sector works to slash emissions.

Global Thermostat showed off its new direct air capture demonstration unit at its headquarters outside Denver. The facility can capture roughly 1,000 metric tons of CO2 per year, according to a news release.

The unit, which took about two years to build, has been operational since the end of last year, Paul Nahi, Global Thermostat’s CEO, said in a recent interview. The site is meant to help show potential customers how a unit operates, he said."

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