Aker Solutions Signs Carbon Capture Contract With Twence

(Apr 12 2019) Aker Solutions has signed an agreement for delivery of carbon capture and liquefaction at Twence's waste-to-energy plant in Hengelo in the Netherlands.


International collaboration on tool to find best CO2 utilisation technology

(Apr 12 2019) A tool to identify promising carbon dioxide utilization technologies will be expanded and advanced through a $1.5 million project funded by the Global CO2 Initiative at the University of Michigan (GCI-UM) and Climate-KIC, the Eur...


Senate Environment Panel approves Carbon Capture Bill

(Apr 10 2019) The USE IT Act would support carbon utilization and direct air capture research. The bill would also support federal, state, and non-governmental collaboration in the construction and development of carbon capture, utilization, a...


Reports say net zero emissions are UK business opportunity

(Apr 08 2019) Two new reports from the Aldersgate Group argue for policies that seek to accelerate the innovation at scale of critical technologies such as carbon capture and storage and hydrogen.


DOE awards $20m Million for a Regional Initiative to accelerate CCUS

(Apr 03 2019) he U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $20 million in federal funding for cooperative agreements that will help accelerate the deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS).


Strathclyde highlights job security potential of Carbon Capture and Storage

(Apr 01 2019) A report produced by the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of strathclyde examines some of the potential economic opportunities for Scotland in the further development of CCS.


U.S. DOE invests additional $5m for CCS Projects

(Apr 01 2019) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected two additional projects to receive $5 million in total federal funding.


C2ES and RITE recommendations for international CCUS collaboration

(Apr 01 2019) The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and the Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) today forwarded recommendations to the government of Japan on ways to strengthen international collaborat...


Researchers aim to store Swedish CO2 on the Norwegian shelf

(Mar 25 2019) A Swedish-Norwegian research project will be looking into the possibilities and costs of transporting CO2 captured in Sweden for storage on the Norwegian shelf.


CO2 Solutions begins commissioning at pulp mill

(Mar 25 2019) The project involves the deployment of a 30-tonne per day (tpd) CO2 capture unit and ancillary equipment at Resolute's pulp mill in Saint-Félicien, Quebec and the commercial reuse of the captured CO2 by the adjacent Toundra Greenhouse complex.


CO2 mineralization in geologically common rocks for carbon storage

(Mar 11 2019) Kyushu University-led researchers ran computer simulations of CO2 reacting with rock surfaces to form carbonate minerals, showing how 'mineral trapping' can be used for carbon storage.


USGS conducts review of carbon mineralization

(Mar 11 2019) Following an assessment of geologic carbon storage potential in sedimentary rocks, the USGS has published a comprehensive review of potential carbon storage in igneous and metamorphic rocks through a process known as carbon mineralization.


Aker Solutions Wins CCUS Work for Preem in Sweden

(Mar 11 2019) Aker Solutions has been selected by Preem, Sweden’s largest fuel company, to perform tests and studies of its carbon capture technology at Scandinavia’s biggest oil refinery in Lysekil on the Swedish west coast.


Scottish Government should use "all levers at their disposal" to advance CCS

(Mar 11 2019) Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (ECCLR) Committee released a reporting recommending urgent action on CCS.


New separation technique could lead to reduced carbon dioxide emissions

(Mar 11 2019) A Washington State University research team has developed a new way to separate carbon dioxide out of industrial processes using porous nano rods.



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Issue 67 - Jan - Feb 2019

CCUS in the UK: IEA and UK summit kick-starts a ‘new global era’ for CCUS .. UK plans first integrated CCUS project by mid 2020s and a carbon net-zero heavy industry hub by 2040 CATO event - significant progress for Dutch carbon capture .. Cost of .....


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