Community Corner: Deal signed for purchase of the Meredosia power plant
March 1, 2013
In late 2011, the Meredosia Energy Center (MEC) closed its doors. At the time, Ameren Energy Resources pledged to work with the Alliance to make portions of the MEC available to the FutureGen 2.0 project. Ameren Energy Resources fulfilled that pledge when a contract was executed for the sale of a portion of the MEC to the Alliance in January 2013.
FutureGen Alliance Affirms Morgan County as the Preferred CO2 Storage Site for FutureGen 2.0
July 17, 2012
The FutureGen Alliance today affirmed that Morgan County will remain the preferred location for a carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site and that the Alliance will no longer maintain alternate sites in Christian and Douglas Counties. Recent geologic testing and engineering studies have confirmed that the Morgan County site is an excellent location for CO2 storage.
FutureGen Alliance Closes Deal Returning Mattoon Land to Coles Together
January 26, 2012
The FutureGen Alliance announced today it has finalized the sale of the land originally purchased from Coles Together for the original FutureGen project. The conclusion of this transaction will allow Coles Together to continue to pursue economic development opportunities for the site and the Alliance will redirect funds from the sale to the FutureGen 2.0 project in Morgan County.
FutureGen 2.0 Geologic Characterization Well Successfully and Safely Completed
December 20, 2011
The FutureGen Alliance announced today it has successfully completed drilling the characterization well at the FutureGen 2.0 carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site in Morgan County, and that preliminary data indicates that the local Illinois geology is suitable for CO2 storage.
FutureGen Alliance Negotiating Option to Purchase Part of Meredosia Energy Center for Advanced Coal Power Project
November 28, 2011
The FutureGen Alliance announced today that it is negotiating an option to purchase portions of the Meredosia Energy Center from Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER), the holding company for merchant generation for Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE).
FutureGen Alliance Board of Directors to Meet in Morgan County, Illinois
April 27, 2011
The FutureGen Alliance has announced that it will hold a two-day meeting of its board of directors in Morgan County May 3 and 4. The Alliance will also host an open house on Tuesday, May 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at its new offices at 73 Central Park Plaza in Jacksonville.
FutureGen Alliance announces creation of FutureGen Citizens’ Board
April 5, 2011
The FutureGen Alliance has announced that it has created the FutureGen Citizens’ Board. The Board, which held its first meeting on March 30 in Jacksonville, will serve as a means to convey community feedback to the FutureGen Alliance on plans for geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) and the related visitors and training facilities of the FutureGen 2.0 project.
FutureGen Alliance selects Morgan County, Ill. as the site for the FutureGen 2.0 carbon storage facility
February 28, 2011
The FutureGen Alliance has selected Morgan County, Ill. as the preferred location for the FutureGen 2.0 carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site, visitor center, research, and training facilities.
Four Sites Advance in FutureGen CO2 Storage Site Competition
December 20, 2010
The FutureGen Alliance announced today that sites in four Illinois counties will advance to the next stage of the competition to host the FutureGen 2.0 carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site, visitor center, research, and training facilities.
Six communities move to next phase of FutureGen CO2 storage site competition
November 16, 2010
The competition to host the carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site for the FutureGen 2.0 project moved to the next phase as six bidders submitted full proposals.
Four Sites Advance in FutureGen CO2 Storage Site Competition – Dec 20, 2010
FutureGen Alliance Names New Chief Executive Officer – Sep 23, 2010
Exelon Gives FutureGen Project a Boost – Jan 30, 2010
FutureGen Alliance Elects New Chairman of the Board - Sep 02, 2009
FutureGen Alliance Remains Committed to Mattoon Site - Jan 30, 2008
FutureGen Alliance Elects New Chairman of the Board - Jan 08, 2008
Luminant Joins FutureGen Alliance – Dec 06, 2007
PPL Corporation Joins FutureGen Industrial Alliance - May 23, 2006
Twelve sites in seven states to be considered for FutureGen – May 09, 2006
Widespread Interest Shown in Bid to Host FutureGen Project – Mar 29, 2006
Anglo American Joins FutureGen Industrial Alliance - Feb 23, 2006
The China Huaneng Group Joins FutureGen Industrial Alliance – Oct 27, 2005
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