Carbon Clean Solutions consortium awarded £900k grant from UK Government

(Feb 16 2018) The grant will enable CCSL to progress its research into further lowering the cost of carbon capture technology. The ultimate aim is to develop a solution that is affordable on a large scale.


“Early warning” CO2 monitoring technique

(Feb 16 2018) University of Edinburgh research showing how naturally occurring noble gases can be used to track the movement of carbon dioxide injected underground could provide a reliable monitoring technique for carbon storage operators.


MEPs pass law to cut CO2 emissions and fund low-carbon innovation

(Feb 11 2018) A law to strengthen EU curbs on CO2 emissions from industry, so as to begin delivering on Paris climate accord pledges, was passed by Parliament.


U.S. bill includes Carbon Capture Tax Credit

(Feb 09 2018) Broad bipartisan coalition of industry, labour, and environmental interests backed FUTURE Act to extend and reform a tax credit for CCS and CO2-EOR.


First free online course on carbon capture technology

(Feb 05 2018) Edinburgh University has launched a free open course explaining CCS technology in the context of climate change, global energy and economics, use of fossil fuels and global climate policy.


Negative emission technologies role in meeting Paris Agreement targets

(Feb 02 2018) A report by the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) finds that NETs have “limited realistic potential.”


Cement industry launches industrial-scale carbon capture project

(Jan 30 2018) Based on extensive research undertaken by the European Cement Research Academy (ECRA), oxyfuel technology will now be implemented in two cement plants in Europe.


New Fuel Cell technology runs on solid carbon

(Jan 29 2018) A new paper published by Idaho National Laboratory researchers describes a fuel cell that uses three times more carbon.


UK Clean Growth Strategy does not go far enough says CCC

(Jan 18 2018) The Committee on Climate Change has produced an independent assessment of the UK's Strategy which finds urgent action is needed.


DNV GL launches CCS certification framework

(Jan 17 2018) DNV GL has launched both a framework for certifying geological storage of carbon dioxide and a recommended practice for the design and operation of CO2 pipelines.


Shell Cansolv testing carbon capture at SaskPower facility

(Jan 09 2018) Cansolv Technologies is set to use SaskPower’s carbon capture test facility over the coming year to further explore existing and new capture chemistry.


A biological solution to carbon capture and recycling?

(Jan 08 2018) Scientists at the University of Dundee have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or recycling carbon dioxide.


Making carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from methane

(Jan 05 2018) Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is partnering with a development team to advance a new process that converts natural gas to hydrogen, carbon fiber, and carbon nanotubes.


Great Plains Institute releases report on CO2 capture from ethanol

(Jan 03 2018) The report is titled, "Capturing and Utilizing CO2 from Ethanol: Adding Economic Value and Jobs to Rural Economies and Communities While Reducing Emissions."


NETL carbon capture system using supersonic expansion

(Jan 03 2018) NETL researchers have patented a cost effective CO2 separation technology.



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Issue 63 - May - June 2018

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