The finalists’ confidence begins to crack as they’re faced with the reality of setting up demonstrations in just a few months. How do their challenges stack up to those industry-wide? Also, we learn Jason and Dimensional Energy may be at more of a disadvantage than we even realized.

Editors Note: In this episode, Cooper says a local community is paying a firm $16K a month to market itself as a Carbon Valley. While that’s true as of November 2020, the timeline of the episode occurred before the deal was finalized. It will come up again in a later episode.

 

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Marcius Extavour, PhD - Executive Director of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

Marcius Extavour, PhD – Executive Director of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

 

 

Jason Salfi faces his design review where he makes a case to recoup the $500,000 he missed out on. He sets up a Zoom meeting to welcome another member of Dimensional.

Jason Salfi faces his design review where he makes a case to recoup the $500,000 he missed out on. He sets up a Zoom meeting to welcome another member of Dimensional.

 

TITLE PHOTO: The Dry Fork Power Station, a coal-fired power plant in northeast Wyoming, on a cold day. The more than $20 million dollar Integrated Test Center, currently just a lot with access to raw flue gas, is located immediately next to the plant.

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