Research Area and Team
The US-China Advanced Coal Technology Consortium is implementing the second five-year (2016 – 2020) Joint Work Plan to significantly advance technology in the area of advanced coal.
CERC-ACTC focuses on emerging commercial, field, and development projects in the US and China to achieve rapid progress in advanced coal technology development, demonstration, and enhancement. The research program consists of research that has been conducted by leading researchers in both countries along 5 technical themes: Advanced Power Generation, Collaborations and Knowledge Sharing on Large Projects and Demonstrations, CO2 Utilization and Storage, Advanced Coal Conversion, and Systems Analysis and Modeling.
Currently there are eighteen members from the U.S. and fifteen members from China.
West Virginia University, in Morgantown, manages the implementation of the U.S. side consortium. Huazhong University, in Wuhan, manages the implementation of the China side consortium.