S.957 - Clean Coal Power Initiative Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
Summary: S.957 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
Introduced in Senate (04/28/2005)
Clean Coal Power Initiative Act of 2005 - Instructs the Secretary of Energy to establish a clean coal power initiative under which the Secretary shall provide assistance for projects that advance efficiency, reliability, environmental performance, and cost competitiveness.
Prescribes technical conditions and criteria for projects, including gasification projects.
Instructs the Secretary to award competitive, merit-based grants to institutions of higher education for the establishment of centers of excellence for energy systems of the future, including clean coal technology.
Prescribes guidelines for the Secretary to conduct a program of technology research, development, demonstration, and commercial application for coal and power systems, including programs to facilitate production and generation of coal-based power.