A STEP closer to transformational electric power

Mechanical construction is complete on this next-generation pilot plant test facility in San Antonio, Texas, enabled by supercritical CO2 technology. The project successfully achieved sCO2 fluid conditions in early 2023, and full-scale testing started in late 2023 to illustrate the performance of this high-efficiency power cycle over a range of operating conditions.

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Date photographed: 10/20/2023
Charge number: GNA67.101
Publication: Press Release
Contact name: Joanna Quintanilla
Photographed by: Bryan Winter
Department name: Communications
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Flexible & reliable power

Broad applicability across multiple low- and zero-emission heat sources offers cleaner power that improves grid stability and resiliency

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Efficient & versatile

This first-of-a-kind pilot power plant will demonstrate how sCO2 technology produces electricity in a more cost effective and efficient way with smaller turbo-machinery and lower emissions.

Become a project partner

This open project is welcoming new partners from around the world. OEMs, engineering companies, and power plant owner/operators are invited to join to gain a better understanding of how sCO2 technology can improve high-efficiency power generation.


For more information, contact Markus Lesemann directly.