The Ohio Development Services Agency is looking forproposals for clean coal technologies for grants totaling up to $8 million.
The agency is soliciting proposals for technologies in the areaof carbon capture, use and storage or coal energy-efficiency related projects.
"Funds awarded through this RFP will be for projectslocated and/or work conducted in Ohio that use Ohio-mined coal," the RFPsaid.
Roughly $6 million to $8 million will be granted to projects,a minimum of 60% of which will fall in the carbon capture, use and storage areaof interest. The maximum awarded to any one project will be $3.5 million fordemonstration to full-scale projects, $1.75 million for pilot-scale projects,$250,000 for proof-of-concept-scale projects and $100,000 for studies on paper.
Applicants must contribute cost-sharing funds. The agencyhopes to grant eight to 10 different awards that will take one to two years.
The deadline for proposals is Oct. 22.
The Ohio agency did not respond to a request for comment.