WAUKESHA, Wisconsin – (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 22, 2021–
INNIO Waukesha Gas Engines announced today that it has been selected to receive more than $ 2.2 million in funding from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E). The funding is part of ARPA-E’s ” Reduce methane emissions every day of the year (REMEDY) which was unveiled earlier this year. The program aims to reduce emissions in the oil, gas and coal industries and promote innovation and the manufacture of new technologies to achieve climate goals.
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In support of the United States’ emission reduction plans announced at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), ARPA-E announced 12 funding awards totaling $ 35 million to develop and demonstrate technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the oil, gas and coal sectors. INNIO Waukesha has received funding for its proposed project focused on the development of a new line of pistons.
“The Department of Energy’s investments in Marquette University and INNIO Waukesha Gas Engines will strengthen Wisconsin’s advanced technological research and innovation capabilities to create well-paying jobs in the clean energy economy,” said US Senator Tammy Baldwin. “We appreciate the recognition by the Biden administration that Wisconsin is leading our nation’s path toward the future of clean energy, and in doing so, provides practical leadership on climate solutions.”
âAt INNIO, our research and development teams focus on identifying, demonstrating and delivering viable innovations that will help shape the energy transition. We believe that a critical path to a cleaner energy future is to provide carbon reduction improvements for installed assets that will lead to extended life and security of investments â, said Dr Olaf Berlien, President and CEO of INNIO. âWe are delighted that ARPA-E has recognized that our research into reducing carbon emissions can lead to a powerful carbon reduction approach for new and installed engines everywhere. “
âAs a global provider of energy services, INNIO Waukesha is constantly on the lookout for new and innovative solutions to reduce emissions levels and carbon footprints in order to support our customers and their communities,â said Bud Hittie, President by INNIO Waukesha. âWe look forward to aggressively advancing our engine research and development to continue to deliver technology for a cleaner energy future.
INNIO Waukesha’s REMEDY funding will be spread over two stages of the program over three years. Stage 1 is planned to focus on laboratory tests confirming the operability of technical proposals, approaches and system components. Step 2 will expand the scale of testing and ideally include field testing. The new technology aims to achieve the REMEDY target of 99.5% methane destruction.
INNIO is a leading provider of renewable gas and hydrogen rich solutions and services for power generation and compression at or near point of use. With our Jenbacher and Waukesha products, INNIO helps provide communities, industry and the public with access to sustainable, reliable and economical energy ranging from 200 kW to 10 MW. We also provide lifecycle support and digital solutions to more than 53,000 gas engines delivered worldwide, through our service network in more than 100 countries. We offer innovative technology focused on sustainability, decentralization and digitization to help pave the way for a greener future. Headquartered in Jenbach, Austria, the company also has main operations in Welland, Ontario, Canada, and Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.innio.com. Follow INNIO on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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