FutureGen Gets Key US Energy Department ApprovalThe Energy Department issued its 25-page approval of the $1.65 billion plan that would refit a coal-fired power plant in western Illinois.
New Hope for FutureGen in Morgan County The alliance is a group of coal companies and other firms planning to use $1 billion in federal funds to refit a coal-fired power plant in Morgan County with technology that would capture carbon dioxide from the coal
Ameren Pulls Out of FutureGen AllianceAmeren says it will still maintain the plant so it can be retrofitted for the plant.
FutureGen Seeks Option on Ameren Power PlantThe FutureGen Alliance that has included St. Louis-based Ameren Corp. said Monday that the utility won't continue its cooperative agreement for the project past the end of this year.
More FutureGen Hearings Planned Before Decision A second round of hearings are scheduled for next spring.
FutureGen Site Decision Expected Soon The Department of Energy is financing most of the $1.2 billion project.
FutureGen narrows potential carbon sites to 4