NETL’s AVESTAR team has completed successful deployment and site acceptance testing of a first-of-a-kind 3D virtual immersive training system for a commercial-scale integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant with carbon capture. 
 
When combined with AVESTAR’s state-of-the-art, real-time, high-fidelity IGCC dynamic simulator and operator training system, the innovative virtual reality technology provides engineers, operators, researchers, and students with hands-on operations, control, and safety experience in a highly realistic, integrated, IGCC plant and control room environment. 
 
For more detailed information on the IGCC virtual plant simulator and its use in workforce training, chemical engineering education, and advanced R&D, please visit the AVESTAR web site at www.netl.doe.gov/avestar.