UK Government criticises its CCS competition failure

(Jan 23 2017) The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy did not achieved value for money for its £100 million spend on the second competition for government financial support for carbon capture storage, according to the National Audit Office.

A step closer to bringing CO2 membrane technology to markets

(Jan 13 2017) Air Products signs exclusive license agreement with Norwegian University of Science and Technology for membrane technology for CO2 capture technology.

Petra Nova project construction completed

(Jan 10 2017) NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation have completed construction of Petra Nova, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture system.

CO2 Solutions rotating packed bed pilot results

(Jan 06 2017) The test program has demonstrated the potential to significantly reduce carbon capture capital costs.

CO2 Solutions Receives $3 Million Grant from Technoclimat

(Dec 16 2016) The company is to receive $3 Million in the form of a non-refundable grant to progress a carbon capture project in Canada.

‘Twin-track’ approach to carbon removal in Scotland

(Dec 15 2016) A working paper by Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) outlines a different path to developing CCS in Scotland.

Pale Blue Dot Energy sign MOU with Guangdong CCUS Centre

(Dec 13 2016) Pale Blue Dot Energy signed an MOU with the Guangdong CCUS Centre in China for collaboration on carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.

Kemper County second gasifier online

(Dec 09 2016) Mississippi Power generated electricity in the second gasifier at the Kemper County energy facility by synthesis gas, or syngas, from lignite.

Dutch Energy & Climate Plan emphasises the importance of CCS

(Dec 08 2016) The Netherlands Energy and Climate Plan recognises the importance of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to achieve Dutch climate change targets.

CMC Research Institutes partner with NRG Cosia XPrize

(Dec 05 2016) The partnership will support teams competing in the $20M global competition to develop technologies that convert carbon dioxide emissions into high-value products.

14 state work group recommendations on carbon capture

(Dec 05 2016) The U.S. states group outlies the growing opportunities for capturing carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) with geologic storage.

DOE awards $44 million for CO2 storage projects

(Dec 01 2016) 16 carbon storage projects have been selected to receive more than $44 million for cost-shared research and development.

WVU engineering researchers win award for carbon capture technology

(Nov 28 2016) Creating a toolset that will aid in the development of carbon capture has won researchers from West Virginia University an R&D 100 Award, known as the “Oscars of Innovation.”

Carbon dioxide injected into basalt converts to rock

(Nov 22 2016) Lab studies on basalt have shown that the rock, which formed from lava millions of years ago and is found throughout the world, can rapidly convert CO2 into stable carbonate minerals.

$1.3 Million awarded to evaluate CCS in MIssissippi river area

(Nov 21 2016) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $1.3 million research grant to study the feasibility of a CCS plant in Louisiana’s industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

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Issue 55 - Jan - Feb 2016

CCS in review Global CCS Institute Status CCS: 2016 .. IEA - 20 years of CCS: accelerating future deployment .. Full-chain integrated CCS demo in Hokkaido, Japan CCS in India: report from our inaugural conference in Mumbai .. UK Parliamentary Advis.....

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