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[Funding alert] CO-based Ion Clean Energy Secures $45Million in Funding

ION Clean Energy (ION) it has raised $45 million fromChevron New Energies (CNE), a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., who is leading the round, and Carbon Direct Capital. ION is a Boulder-based technology company that provides post-combustion point-source capture technology through its third-generation ICE-31 liquid amine system.

ION Clean Energy (ION) it has raised $45 million fromChevron New Energies (CNE), a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., who is leading the round, and Carbon Direct Capital. ION is a Boulder-based technology company that provides post-combustion point-source capture technology through its third-generation ICE-31 liquid amine system.

The capital raised will continue to fund Ion Clean Energy organizational growth and commercial deployment of its ICE-31 liquid amine carbon capture technology for hard-to-abate emissions.

ION founder and ExecutiveChairman Buz Brown said, “We have truly special solvent technology. It is capable of very high capture efficiency with low energy use while simultaneously being exceptionally resistant to degradation with virtually undetectable emissions. That’s a pretty powerful combination that sets us apart from the competition. The investments from Chevron and Carbon Direct Capital are a huge testament to the hard work of our team and the potential of our technology, We appreciate their collaboration and with their investments we expect to accelerate commercial deployment of our technology so that we can realize the kind of wide-ranging commercial and environmental impact we’ve long envisioned.”

Chris Powers, Vice President of CCUS & Emerging withCNE said, “We continue to make progress on our goal to deliver the full value chain of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) as a business, and we believe ION is apart of this solution. ION has consistent proof points in technology performance, recognition from the Department of Energy, partnerships with global brands, and a strong book of business that it brings to the relationship, ION’s solvent technology, combined with Chevron’s assets and capabilities, has the potential to reach numerous emitters and support our ambitions of a lower carbon future. We believe collaborations like this are essential to our efforts to grow carbon capture on a global scale.”

Jonathan Goldberg, CEO of Carbon Direct Capital said, “We believe ION’s novel liquid amine solution is a game-changer for point source carbon capture, Especially for asset owners with hard-to-abate waste streams, ION has demonstrated exceptional performance coupled with standout environmental scores. ION has already received validation from the U.S. Department of Energy,EPC partners, and project customers. This round of growth capital is a further endorsement of ION’s technology by both financial and strategic investors,”

In conjunction with this investment, Ion Clean Energy also announced Timothy Vail will join the company as Chief Executive Officer. Vail was previously CEO of Arbor Renewable Gas, LLC. He was also Founder and CEO of G2X Energy, Inc., and serves as an Operating Partner for OGCI Climate Investments, LLP.

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Vail said, “With these investments, we are well positioned to grow ION into a worldwide provider of high-performance point source capture solutions. This capital allows us to accelerate the commercial deployment of our carbon capture technology.”

About ION Clean Energy, Inc.

Ion Clean Energy was founded in 2008 in Boulder, Colorado and is a worldwide leader in carbon dioxide capture technologies that reduce overall costs and make CO2 capture a more viable option for hard-to-abate emissions.

The company is commercializing proprietary liquid absorbent process technology that demonstrates transformational performance and is more effective and cost efficient than current commercial solutions to capture CO2 emissions from power generation and industrial point sources.

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