Alstom, Drax Tap UK Gas Co. For Carbon-Capture Project

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 2:05 PM EST) -- French engineering giant Alstom SA and U.K. power provider Drax Group PLC have selected BOC Ltd., a British gas and equipment supplier, to co-develop a 426-megawatt carbon-capture and storage project in northern England, the companies said Tuesday.

BOC, which bills itself as the biggest provider of industrial gases in the U.K., won a competitive bid process to trap the carbon emitted from the coal-fired plant and pipe it into a network being developed by National Grid PLC, where it will be transported out to the North...
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