American Reinvestment and Recovery Act - CCUS elements

Last updated: 1 July 2020

Following the 2009 global financial crisis, the United States American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) (Recovery Act; P.L. 111-5) allocated over USD 3 billion to support carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology and projects. The majority of the funding supported individual projects (with USD 1 billion going to the FutureGen project) and the funds supported various additional RD&D streams, including those focused on storage, and USD 100 million towards advancing innovative applications of CO2 use, including projects focused on building materials and chemical production applications.

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