Adoption of ETS Report is Crucial for CCS

(Feb 20 2017) The European Zero Emissions Technology & Innovation Platform (ZEP) believes that an ambitious ETS reform is indispensable for both EU climate policy and the continued support for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in Europe.

Pöyry Management Consulting report demonstrates business case for UK Industrial Carbon Capture and S

(Feb 12 2017) Against the background of an emerging UK industrial strategy and the forthcoming publication of the UK Government Emissions Reduction Plan, this new report by Pöyry Management Consulting sets out the business case for an Industri...

MIT extends collaboration with Eni

(Jan 23 2017) The $20 million agreement includes an extension of Eni’s founding membership in the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) and research support for three of MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Centers to advance key technologies including CCS.

UK Government criticises its CCS competition failure

(Jan 23 2017) The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy did not achieved value for money for its £100 million spend on the second competition for government financial support for carbon capture storage, according to the National Audit Office.

Petra Nova project construction completed

(Jan 10 2017) NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation have completed construction of Petra Nova, the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture system.

‘Twin-track’ approach to carbon removal in Scotland

(Dec 15 2016) A working paper by Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) outlines a different path to developing CCS in Scotland.

Pale Blue Dot Energy sign MOU with Guangdong CCUS Centre

(Dec 13 2016) Pale Blue Dot Energy signed an MOU with the Guangdong CCUS Centre in China for collaboration on carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.

Kemper County second gasifier online

(Dec 09 2016) Mississippi Power generated electricity in the second gasifier at the Kemper County energy facility by synthesis gas, or syngas, from lignite.

Dutch Energy & Climate Plan emphasises the importance of CCS

(Dec 08 2016) The Netherlands Energy and Climate Plan recognises the importance of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to achieve Dutch climate change targets.

CMC Research Institutes partner with NRG Cosia XPrize

(Dec 05 2016) The partnership will support teams competing in the $20M global competition to develop technologies that convert carbon dioxide emissions into high-value products.

14 state work group recommendations on carbon capture

(Dec 05 2016) The U.S. states group outlies the growing opportunities for capturing carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) with geologic storage.

$1.3 Million awarded to evaluate CCS in MIssissippi river area

(Nov 21 2016) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $1.3 million research grant to study the feasibility of a CCS plant in Louisiana’s industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

UKERC calls for a new approach to CCS commercialisation

(Nov 17 2016) The UK Energy Research Centre has called for urgent action during this Parliament to ensure a coordinated, cross-government approach to energy.

Wyoming ITC looking for research teams

(Nov 17 2016) The Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC) at Basin Electric Power Cooperatives’ Dry Fork Station is looking for researchers to use its facilities.

Global Status 2016: Accelerated CCS development needed

(Nov 16 2016) The pace of carbon capture and storage development must be accelerated if Paris climate change targets are to be met, says the Global CCS Institute.


Issue 54 - Nov - Dec 2016

CCS in Japan: Toshiba’s Mikawa CO2 capture demonstration and commercial CCS plant at a waste incinerator .. I2CNER - efforts to achieve effective, safe CO2 storage Report from the Global CCS Institute conference in Oslo .. Skytree – commercialising .....

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