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.

Melbourne University scientists turn carbon dioxide back into coal

(Mar 02 2019) The research team led by RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have developed a new technique that can efficiently convert CO2 from a gas into solid particles of carbon.

EU invests over €10bn in innovative clean technologies

(Mar 02 2019) EU launches an investment programme worth over €10 billion for low-carbon technologies in several sectors to boost their global competitiveness.

Michigan Tech team capture & convert CO2 into Oxalic Acid

(Mar 02 2019) A team has developed a way to remove carbon dioxide from flue gas and convert it to oxalic acid.

DOE invests $24 Million to advance Carbon Capture technologies

(Feb 28 2019) U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the selection of eight projects to receive nearly $24 million.

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.

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Issue 68 - Mar - Apr 2019

CCUS in the U.S. - Section 45Q Tax Credits explained .. ROTA-CAP rotating bed carbon capture process .. BIGs: environmentally friendly sorbents .. Pi-CO2: Cost-Efficient Aqueous Carbon Capture .. National Carbon Capture Center celebrates ten years op.....

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