Iowa-led team advances in XPRIZE competition

November 1, 2016

Dr. Mark EdelmanThe Iowa-led EE-AGG team, a collaboration of rural investors, business leaders and engineering companies, announced that it has been named as one of the 27 teams advancing in the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global competition to develop breakthrough technologies that convert the most carbon dioxide emissions from coal and natural gas power plant facilities into products with the highest net value.

EE-AGG, as it is listed in the XPRIZE competition, is a joint venture between a company called Earth Energy based in Austin TX and American Green Gasoline, which is a seed fund with rural investors from western Iowa and Northeast Kansas.

The EE-AGG Team is a private sector venture that includes investors from Iowa, Texas, Kansas, and Arkansas. The team is coordinated by agricultural economist and university professor Mark Edelman.

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