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Carbon XPRIZE Finalists Return To Gillette For Next Technical Steps « Back to Search Results

Four of the five finalists for the NRG Cosia Carbon XPRIZE competition gathered at the Integrated Test Center (ITC) in Gillette. It's the first time the organization has brought teams back to the site since the ITC opened in May of 2018.

The five teams based out of Gillette are competing to demonstrate their technology, all devoted to converting carbon dioxide into a usable product. The winner will take home a $7.5 million prize in June of 2020.

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Both Newcastle and Upton have large deer herds living right in town!  Wild turkeys are everywhere! There are large elk herds to the north, east and west!  There are more North American Pronghorn Antelope than there are people!  Look for groundhogs, snakes and lizards. Wildlife watching is easier than people watching in Newcastle and Upton. Bring your binoculars and your cameras!