Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage receives £150k

(Feb 18 2019) The Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise have each committed £50,000 to support the UK’s largest research, industry and government partnership in carbon capture, use and storage.


Universities research clean steel in £35m collaboration

(Feb 18 2019) The SUSTAIN project sees steelmakers and university experts work together on a seven-year research programme to transform the UK steel sector.


Study says hydrogen essential for Europe's energy transition

(Feb 18 2019) Developed with input from 17 leading European industrial actors, the study lays out a pathway for the large-scale deployment of hydrogen and fuel cells until 2050 and quantifies the associated socio-economic impacts.


Brussels workshop on enhanced membranes to reduce CO2 capture cost

(Feb 12 2019) An industrial workshop is to be hosted by the EU-funded project, NANOMEMC2, in Brussels on 11th April to show how advances in enhanced membrane technology can boost carbon capture viability by reducing the costs and energy pena...


U.S. 45Q tax credit could have major impact on CO2 emissions

(Feb 12 2019) The Clean Air Task Force study found that nearly 49 million metric tonnes of CO2 could be captured and stored annually by 2030 through CCS on U.S. coal- and gas-fired power plants.


Varied CO2 injection rates can boost CO2 storage effectiveness

(Feb 10 2019) Varying the rate at which carbon dioxide is injected into geological storage sites can enhance not just their efficiency but also their ability to store the greenhouse gas securely, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh.


Drax BECCS pilot project underway

(Feb 08 2019) The first BECCS pilot project of its kind in the world at Drax Power Station in the UK has started capturing carbon dioxide.


Swansea plans large scale carbon sequestration field trials planned

(Feb 04 2019) Swansea University's Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) reveals plans for testing new technology to capture CO2 in full scale field trials.


CO2 capture technology scrubs CO2 from power plants like scuba-diving gear

(Feb 04 2019) Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a process that removes CO2 from coal-burning power plant emissions in a way that is similar to how soda lime works in scuba diving rebreathers.


C-Capture raises £3.5m in funding round led by BP, Drax and IP Group

(Feb 04 2019) C-Capture is currently conducting a demonstration project at Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire, which will remove carbon dioxide from emissions produced by generating electricity from sustainable biomass.


National Carbon Capture Center marks 10 years of technology development

(Feb 04 2019) The National Carbon Capture Center, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored research user facility managed and operated by Southern Company, has announced a significant milestone: 10 years of technology development.


Fault lines are no barrier to safe CO2 storage

(Jan 27 2019) Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.


EU invests €9.3 million in developing CO2 transport infrastructure

(Jan 27 2019) EU Member States voted on a Commission proposal to invest almost €800 million in key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits.


New powder could help cut CO2 emissions

(Jan 27 2019) Scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a powder that could capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from factories and power plants.


ACT Acorn study: UK can support European decarbonisation

(Jan 23 2019) Results from an international joint research project show how the UK can support decarbonisation of some of Europe’s carbon-intensive regions from the early 2020s through the phased roll-out of a low-cost, low-risk North Sea CO2 ...



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Issue 66 - Nov - Dec 2018

CCS in Asia: CCUS projects and financial aspects in Asia and technology developments in India .. MN Dastur - gasification “better pathway to CCS in India” .. Mumbai conference - carbon capture making strides in India Update on CCS in Europe – report.....


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