Cement technology roadmap plots path to cutting CO2 emissions 24% by 2050

(Apr 15 2018) A combination of technology and policy solutions could provide a pathway to reducing direct carbon dioxide emissions from the cement industry according to the IEA and Cement Sustainability Initiative.


Carbon XPRIZE announces ten finalists

(Apr 15 2018) The 10 finalists, each taking home an equal share of a $5 million milestone prize, will demonstrate CO2 conversion in real world conditions.


Algae and BECCS to produce food, electricity and reduce CO2

(Apr 13 2018) The ABECCS system can act as a carbon dioxide sink while also generating food and electricity.


DOE announces $9m for CO2 storage with EOR projects

(Apr 11 2018) Up to $9 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development are available for "Developing Technologies for Advancement of Associated Geologic Storage in Basinal Geo-Laboratories."


New research gives precise look at underground CO2 abatement process

(Apr 08 2018) New research by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis sheds light on what happens underground when CO2 is injected into basalt.


Paris targets can be met if fossil fuel producers pay for CO2 storage

(Apr 05 2018) A new study by SCCS scientists suggests that the Paris Agreement’s climate targets can be met rapidly if fossil fuel producers are obliged to pay for the storage of progressively increasing amounts of carbon emissions resulting from their products.


NETL releases Carbon Capture Simulation Toolset as open source software

(Apr 03 2018) The CCSI Toolset is a suite of computational tools and models designed to help maximize learning and reduce cost and risk during the scale-up process for carbon capture technologies.


Total joins CO2 Solutions' Valorisation Carbone Québec project

(Apr 03 2018) Total has joined the Valorisation Carbone Québec (“VCQ”) Project as its first industrial partner.


CleanO2 carbon capture unit installed this week at LUSH Cosmetics headquarters in Vancouver

(Mar 26 2018) The pilot program uses first-in-the-world carbon capture technology that takes the extra heat and emissions released from commercial-sized boilers and furnaces and turns it into something useful.


$2.5M grant funds real-time monitoring of underground carbon sequestration

(Mar 26 2018) Researchers from Penn State, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the University of Texas at Austin are partnering on a new $2.5-million project to illuminate what happens to carbon dioxide during underground sequestration.


SaskPower CCS surpasses 2 million tonnes

(Mar 26 2018) Since operations began in October 2014, the carbon capture and storage (CCS) process at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Power Station has prevented a total of more than two million tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.


$7m DOE funding for pre-combustion research

(Mar 07 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced up to $7 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development into 'Transformational Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture Technologies'.


Models show how to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 C

(Mar 06 2018) There are several ways to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by 2100, and new research led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) shows under what conditions this could happen.


UK’s first carbon capture utilisation demonstration plant opens

(Mar 01 2018) Econic Technologies has opened a demonstration plant in the North of England to show customers how its catalysts enable the production of polyols for greener plastics.


Preem assesses carbon capture from Lysekil refinery

(Mar 01 2018) Preem has started a CLIMIT supported carbon capture (CCS) study on their refinery in Lysekil.



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Issue 61 - Jan - Feb 2018

CCS in 2017 - Global CCS Institute Status report: Paris climate targets cannot be met without CCS .. An implementation plan for CCS in Europe Review of 2017 - Petra Nova was one of the highlights Evaluation of the NET Power low carbon power process.....


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