Vattenfall power plant evaluated for hydrogen+CCS

(Jul 17 2017) Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate the possibilities of converting Vattenfall’s gas power plant Magnum in the Netherlands into a hydrogen-powered plant.


Inventys raises CAD$10M

(Jul 17 2017) The financing supports the deployment of a next-gen carbon capture pilot plant at Husky's Pikes Peak South Lloyd thermal project.


Statoil evaluating new CO2 storage project on the Norwegian continental shelf

(Jul 03 2017) Gassnova has assigned Statoil to evaluate the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). This will be the first storage site in the world receiving CO2 from several industrial sources.


UK Committee on Climate Change warns of delays.

(Jul 03 2017) The UK’s transition to a resilient, low-carbon economy is in danger of being derailed by a lack of Government action on climate change, the Committee on Climate Change says


Developments on the ROAD Project

(Jul 03 2017) The Dutch Government announced that the ENGIE Group and Uniper Energy will withdraw from the ROAD Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Rotterdam.


Japan needs CCS to tackle climate change

(Jul 03 2017) Japan will only meet its climate change obligations by intensifying the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS), experts meeting in Tokyo have heard.


Invest in carbon capture - or go the way of the coal industry!

(Jun 30 2017) Today, the coal industry, and coal power, is gradually being obliterated by regulation in many countries. But if the coal industry had got involved in carbon capture and storage 10 years ago, this might not have happened.


Bellona: the coal dinosaurs bow out of a low carbon Rotterdam

(Jun 29 2017) As the coal dinosaurs bow out of a low carbon Rotterdam, a focus on CO2 transport and storage gives better opportunities for the port, new low carbon industrials and workers.


Suspension of gasification operations at Kemper

(Jun 29 2017) Southern Company and Mississippi Power are immediately suspending start-up and operations activities involving the lignite gasification portion of the Kemper County energy facility.


UK paper calls for more CCS funding

(Jun 28 2017) The paper, titled ‘Making the most of our geological resources’, outlines the need for a new Catapult organisation in the North of England to launch the drive towards CCS, supporting heavy industry.


Report: CCS would make renewables and nuclear energy look cheap

(Jun 28 2017) Eminent energy economist warns that carbon capture and storage will never be viable.


Australian Deputy PM sees carbon capture tech potential at Imperial

(Jun 27 2017) Imperial's Australian collaborations and global lead in carbon capture research were the focus of a visit from Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce. By Thomas Angus, Andrew Scheuber, Imperial.


Cement Sustainability Initiative publishes technology review on mitigating CO2 emissions

(Jun 25 2017) The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) has published a technology review on current and anticipated developments that can be used to mitigate CO2 emissions in cement production.


Pioneering ‘fingerprint’ test will build confidence in geological storage of CO2

(Jun 25 2017) A test developed by Scottish scientists to check for leaks from carbon capture and storage (CCS) sites, where man-made carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are stored deep underground, has been used for the first time in Canada.


U.S. DOE to invest $12m in carbon storage research

(Jun 19 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has made $12 million available to advance new geological carbon storage projects that enable safe, cost-effective, and permanent geologic storage of carbon dioxide.



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Issue 57 May - June 2017

CCS in Europe: A decadal staircase to 2°C: time to step up - implementing Paris .. ZEP: CCS vital for clean growth and competitiveness .. European Parliamentary Hearing on CCS New carbon capture and exchange technology: CO2 to chemicals for £47 per .....



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