Acorn CCS project gets under way

(Dec 07 2017) Scotland's Acorn Project Project has begun a feasibility study after concluding funding from the European Union’s funding round Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT).


National Carbon Capture Center surpasses 100,000 hours of technology testing

(Dec 04 2017) The National Carbon Capture Center, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored research facility managed and operated by Southern Company has surpassed 100,000 hours of technology testing.


Four jurisdictions partner on carbon capture research, cooperation and Knowledge Sharing

(Dec 04 2017) Saskatchewan, Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming today jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS).


Global Status of CCS Report: 2017

(Nov 23 2017) The Global CCS Institute's flagship report says Paris climate change targets cannot be met without CCS.


IEA holds global summit on carbon capture

(Nov 23 2017) The International Energy Agency held a high-level summit with energy ministers, government officials and chief executives of major energy companies to support a renewed push for investment in carbon capture, utilisation and storage.


Carbon capture critical to Europe's economic future

(Oct 27 2017) Speaking at the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CCS Forum at the Port of Rotterdam, Global CCS Institute CEO, Brad Page, said CCS is the solution to a raft of climate, economic and social problems.


Alberta carbon capture and storage Field Research Station opens

(Oct 27 2017) Collaborative CaMI site near Brooks advances low-carbon energy research and training opportunities.


Carbon capture experts create synergy at Thornton Science Park

(Oct 27 2017) Energy experts at the University of Chester have partnered up with a local business to lead the way on carbon capture research.


UK's Clean Growth Strategy shows welcome ambition but lacks firm commitment to CCS

(Oct 25 2017) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage welcomed the report but said it fell short of the Government commitment needed to support CCS.


Carbon capture: universities and industry work together to tackle emissions

(Oct 25 2017) An international collaboration between universities including Cambridge and industry will further develop carbon capture and storage technology.


EU Commission recognises strategic importance of CCS projects

(Oct 24 2017) The EU has adopted a draft list of four projects of interest in cross-border CO2 transport.


Report by University College London: "The role of CCS in meeting climate policy targets"

(Oct 24 2017) The Global CCS Institute commissioned the independent report which examines policy issues in the deployment of CCS, in accordance with global commitments to limit temperature increases to below 2 and 1.5 degrees Celsius.


Decarbonising the global steel and cement sectors calls for more than zero carbon fuels

(Oct 22 2017) Deploying current technologies to decarbonise the steel and cement industries is likely not sufficient to meet the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C limit, according to a new Climate Action Tracker (CAT) study.


BHP partners with leading universities on CCS understanding

(Oct 17 2017) BHP Billiton, the global mining company, has entered a a global collaboration with top international universities to accelerate a deeper understanding of CCS in a range of subsurface locations.


DOE $36m funding for transformational CCS technologies

(Oct 17 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $26 million in federally funded financial assistance for cost-shared research and development projects under the Office of Fossil Energy’s Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture ...



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Issue 59 Sept- Oct 2017

CCS in the U.S.: Bipartisan support grows for CCS incentives to drive projects .. California extends cap & trade .. Kemper the death knell for CCS? NOT. Korea and China joint CO2 capture research project .. Japan’s big steps toward CO2-free hydroge.....


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