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.


Study says hydrogen essential for Europe's energy transition

(Feb 18 2019) Developed with input from 17 leading European industrial actors, the study lays out a pathway for the large-scale deployment of hydrogen and fuel cells until 2050 and quantifies the associated socio-economic impacts.


Brussels workshop on enhanced membranes to reduce CO2 capture cost

(Feb 12 2019) An industrial workshop is to be hosted by the EU-funded project, NANOMEMC2, in Brussels on 11th April to show how advances in enhanced membrane technology can boost carbon capture viability by reducing the costs and energy pena...


U.S. 45Q tax credit could have major impact on CO2 emissions

(Feb 12 2019) The Clean Air Task Force study found that nearly 49 million metric tonnes of CO2 could be captured and stored annually by 2030 through CCS on U.S. coal- and gas-fired power plants.


Varied CO2 injection rates can boost CO2 storage effectiveness

(Feb 10 2019) Varying the rate at which carbon dioxide is injected into geological storage sites can enhance not just their efficiency but also their ability to store the greenhouse gas securely, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh.



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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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