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Petra Nova, Pioneering Power Plant Carbon Capture Unit, Is Up and Running Again, says JX Nippon

September 13, 2023

Petra Nova, one of the world’s only two carbon capture and storage (CCS) retrofits at a commercial power plant, has restarted operations, JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corp. announced on Sept. 13.

The project, which is designed to remove more than 90% of the carbon dioxide (CO2) from a 240-MW flue gas slipstream from an NRG Energy coal-fired unit at the W.A. Parish generating station in Fort Bend County, Texas, had been shut down since May 2020. The project restarted operations on Sept. 5, JX Nippon subsidiary Petra Nova Parish Holdings confirmed on Sept. 13.

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