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Title:Development and Implementation of the Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium CO2-Technology Transfer Center
Author(s):Greenberg, Sallie E.
Subject(s):Carbon sequestration
Carbon capture
Training center
Abstract:In 2009, the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS), in collaboration with the Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC), created a regional technology training center to disseminate carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology gained through leadership and participation in regional carbon sequestration projects. This technology training center was titled and branded as the Sequestration Training and Education Program (STEP). Over the last six years STEP has provided local, regional, national, and international education and training opportunities for engineers, geologists, service providers, regulators, executives, K-12 students, K-12 educators, undergraduate students, graduate students, university and community college faculty members, and participants of community programs and functions, community organizations, and others. The goal for STEP educational programs has been on knowledge sharing and capacity building to stimulate economic recovery and development by training personnel for commercial CCS projects. STEP has worked with local, national and international professional organizations and regional experts to leverage existing training opportunities and provide stand-alone training. This report gives detailed information on STEP activities during the grant period (2009-2015).
Issue Date:2015
Publisher:Champaign, IL: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute
Genre:Technical Report
Sponsor:Department of Energy Agreement DE-FE0002462
Rights Information:Copyright 2015 University of Illinois Board of Trustees
Date Available in IDEALS:2017-02-02

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