"We are very pleased to announce that after independently validating our Pristine M coal 'refining' technology performance, the University of Wyoming has agreed to provide a matching grant of up to $1 million with the first agreement of $500,000 being made available in May for the next stage of our proprietary coal-beneficiation (Pristine) technology development," CCTI
CEO Robin Eves said.
WNEC has recently entered into an engagement agreement with Piper Jaffray to raise up to $80 million in debt financing to build a 2-million-ton CCTI
Pristine M Plant in the Powder River Basin.
An analysis of the CCTI
by Brandeis University showed some promising results.
The objective of the CCTI
, administered by the League for Innovation in the Community College, was to develop career pathways with five major outcomes in mind: decrease the need for remediation at the postsecondary level; increase enrollment and persistence at the postsecondary level; increase academic and skill achievement at the secondary and postsecondary levels; increase attainment of postsecondary degrees, certificates or other recognized credentials and increase entry into employment or further education.
"Our company is very pleased to have the benefit of RBD's experience and associations that CCTI
plans to fully leverage in the pursuit of the company's domestic agenda, which provides for the signing of at least one new US contract prior to the end of 2010," said Doug Hague, CCTI
President and Chief Executive Officer.
Sinclair Community College, one of the CCTI
partnership sites, is beginning to see the positive impact of this initiative in its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program.
The Clinton Administration initiated funding efforts to address climate change; in the FY2001 budget request funding was included for a Climate Change Technology Initiative (CCTI
) first introduced in his FY1999 budget.
Department of Education's College and Career Transitions Initiative (CCTI
Near the beginning of the school year (October), mothers completed the Colorado Child Temperament Inventory (CCTI
) (Buss & Plomin, 1984; Rowe & Plomin, 1977).
The Proposed 1999 Fiscal Budget advocated funding for a Research Fund for America designed to support a wide range of federal science and technology activities.(3) The $31 billion fund included a five-year research and technology initiative -- the Climate Change Technology Initiative (CCTI
) -- to reduce the Nation's emissions of greenhouse gases.(4) The Energy Department (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were the primary recipients and leaders under the program.
Climate Change: For the year 2000, the administration is proposing to invest $216 million for EPA's part of a $1.8 billion government-wide Climate Change Technology Initiative (CCTI
) to continue the nation's efforts to reduce greenhouse gases through research into more energy efficient products and tax credits for consumers who buy energy-efficient products.