Climeworks combines CO2 direct air capture with storage

(Oct 15 2017) Swiss cleantech company Climeworks has partnered with Reykjavik Energy to combine direct air capture (DAC) technology for the world’s first time with permanent geological storage.


The Netherlands and the United Kingdom set out ambitious plans for CCS in the run up to COP23

(Oct 15 2017) The Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) has welcomed announcements by the Dutch and UK governments on CCS.


UK releases Clean Growth Strategy restarting CCS plans

(Oct 13 2017) Measures include funding for R&D and international collaboration, marking a fresh approach and reaffirmed commitment to CCUS in the UK.


University of Wyoming studying economic models for biofuel and CCS

(Oct 10 2017) Agricultural economists at the University of Wyoming will generate models of what economies in the Upper Missouri River Basin might look like if biofuels and carbon capture technologies were implemented.


Rushlight Awards 2017-18 - open for entries

(Oct 06 2017) The clean technology awards close to entries on 30 November 2017.


Study shows £129 billion net economic benefit of CCS to UK

(Oct 05 2017) Summit Power study shows that an East Coast CCS network could boost the UK economy by an estimated £160 billion between now and 2060.


CO2 Solutions' first commercial project on track in Quebec

(Oct 01 2017) The project to capture CO2 from a pulp mill in Canada is on schedule.


University of Houston begins project with Oil India

(Sep 27 2017) Researchers from the University of Houston have begun a $1.4 million project to demonstrate using carbon dioxide captured from nearby petrochemical plants to boost oil recovery in a field in the Indian state of Assam.


DOE invests $36m in carbon capture projects

(Sep 25 2017) U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has announced approximately $36 million in federally-funded financial assistance to advance carbon capture technologies.


International partnership focusses on EOR and CCS

(Sep 25 2017) University of Calgary and Norwegian University of Science and Technology team up on energy research and graduate student training. By Mark Lowey.


CO2 Solutions partners with Carbicrete in Carbon XPrize competition

(Sep 25 2017) This partnership constitutes a third entry for CO2 Solutions in this competition.


FuelCell Energy works with NRG Energy Center on project

(Sep 01 2017) The NRG Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, owned by NRG Yield, will host a fuel cell power plant under a previously awarded U.S. Department of Energy contract.


Indian Oil and LanzaTech to build gas to bioethanol refinery

(Aug 31 2017) Indian Oil Corporation Limited and LanzaTech ave signed a Statement of Intent to construct the world’s first refinery off gas-to-bioethanol production facility in India.


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.



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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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