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Video – Clean coal infrastructure in U.S. estimated to cost 1 trillion:experts

The cost of carbon capture and sequestration infrastructure in the United States that would include each of the coal-fired electricity plants in the country could cost over a trillion of dollars, industry experts told CBS news program “60 Minutes” in a segment that aired on Sunday.

“So, we’re talking about hundreds of billions, to a trillion dollars or so, and every power plant needs to capture its greenhouse gases,” Dan Kammen, a Berkeley physicist and energy said in an interview at the Basin Electric Power Co-Operative, a coal plant in North Dakota known as the only in America to capture CO2.

Jim Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy, the third largest electric utility in the U.S., told



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