New membranes help reduce CO2 emissions

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Twente and the German research centre Jülich are collaborating on developing membranes for an efficient separation of gases, to use for the production of oxygen or hydrogen.


Ancient biology meets modern ingenuity

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Queensland and LanzaTech are studying bacteria that can capture CO2.


Can a "low carbon fuel standard" be a CCS commercial mechanism?

(Jul 30 2017) The UK government announced plans this morning to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from sale from 2040. That's a clear regulatory driver to reduce CO2 emissions from vehicles. Although not everybody will want an electric car. By Karl Jeffery.


Inexpensive and proven water ‘fingerprint’ technique supports deployment of subsurface CO2 storage

(Jul 30 2017) Scottish scientists have found cost-effective and reliable way to monitor the underground storage of carbon dioxide.


Vattenfall power plant evaluated for hydrogen+CCS

(Jul 17 2017) Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate the possibilities of converting Vattenfall’s gas power plant Magnum in the Netherlands into a hydrogen-powered plant.


Inventys raises CAD$10M

(Jul 17 2017) The financing supports the deployment of a next-gen carbon capture pilot plant at Husky's Pikes Peak South Lloyd thermal project.


Statoil evaluating new CO2 storage project on the Norwegian continental shelf

(Jul 03 2017) Gassnova has assigned Statoil to evaluate the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). This will be the first storage site in the world receiving CO2 from several industrial sources.


UK Committee on Climate Change warns of delays.

(Jul 03 2017) The UK’s transition to a resilient, low-carbon economy is in danger of being derailed by a lack of Government action on climate change, the Committee on Climate Change says


Developments on the ROAD Project

(Jul 03 2017) The Dutch Government announced that the ENGIE Group and Uniper Energy will withdraw from the ROAD Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Rotterdam.


Japan needs CCS to tackle climate change

(Jul 03 2017) Japan will only meet its climate change obligations by intensifying the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS), experts meeting in Tokyo have heard.


Invest in carbon capture - or go the way of the coal industry!

(Jun 30 2017) Today, the coal industry, and coal power, is gradually being obliterated by regulation in many countries. But if the coal industry had got involved in carbon capture and storage 10 years ago, this might not have happened.


Bellona: the coal dinosaurs bow out of a low carbon Rotterdam

(Jun 29 2017) As the coal dinosaurs bow out of a low carbon Rotterdam, a focus on CO2 transport and storage gives better opportunities for the port, new low carbon industrials and workers.


Suspension of gasification operations at Kemper

(Jun 29 2017) Southern Company and Mississippi Power are immediately suspending start-up and operations activities involving the lignite gasification portion of the Kemper County energy facility.


UK paper calls for more CCS funding

(Jun 28 2017) The paper, titled ‘Making the most of our geological resources’, outlines the need for a new Catapult organisation in the North of England to launch the drive towards CCS, supporting heavy industry.


Report: CCS would make renewables and nuclear energy look cheap

(Jun 28 2017) Eminent energy economist warns that carbon capture and storage will never be viable.



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Issue 58 July - Aug 2017

CCS in Australia: Loy Yang post combustion carbon capture PICA pilot plant .. Otway project moves to Phase 3 .. CarbonNet progresses to commercial phase .. Australian carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage: are we there yet? New test campaign at Tec.....


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