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.

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.

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.

Drax BECCS pilot project underway

(Feb 08 2019) The first BECCS pilot project of its kind in the world at Drax Power Station in the UK has started capturing carbon dioxide.

National Carbon Capture Center marks 10 years of technology development

(Feb 04 2019) The National Carbon Capture Center, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored research user facility managed and operated by Southern Company, has announced a significant milestone: 10 years of technology development.

ACT Acorn study: UK can support European decarbonisation

(Jan 23 2019) Results from an international joint research project show how the UK can support decarbonisation of some of Europe’s carbon-intensive regions from the early 2020s through the phased roll-out of a low-cost, low-risk North Sea CO2 ...

California CCS Protocol takes effect under low carbon fuel standard

(Jan 20 2019) The Global CCS Institute has welcomed California’s Air Resources Board’s (ARB) decision to include a protocol for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in its Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), a rule which became effective on January 1, 2019.

NARUC publishes study of Carbon Capture Technology and Policy

(Jan 06 2019) A new report from the U.S. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners examines the state of national carbon issues.

CCS projects selected for EU Horizon 2020 funding

(Dec 21 2018) The projects awarded the EU funding are expected to develop technologies for capturing, storing and conversion of CO2 and contribute to the transition to clean energy through researching its social aspects, modelling, building ed...

UK to develop world-first carbon 'net-zero' hub of heavy industry by 2040

(Dec 13 2018) At COP24 climate talks in Poland the UK government has set a world-leading ambition for the first 'net-zero carbon' cluster by 2040 backed by up to £170 million funding.

Global Status of CCS: 2018 - CCS vital lifeline to beat climate change

(Dec 12 2018) Carbon capture and storage is a vital lifeline to beat climate change, a raft of international ambassadors say in a major report released at the United Nation’s 24th Conference of Parties (COP24).

Report ranks UK among world leaders in global energy revolution

(Dec 06 2018) The UK is second only to Denmark when it comes to implementing measures to mitigate climate change, according to a new global energy revolution league table.

UK Oil and Gas Authority awards first CCS license to Acorn project

(Dec 06 2018) The award has been made to Pale Blue Dot Energy (Acorn) Ltd (PBD) for the Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage Project.

Oil & Gas UK report calls for 'essential' CCUS development at scale

(Dec 04 2018) The Energy Transition Outlook report, published by industry body Oil & Gas UK, considers the issues and opportunities for the offshore oil and gas sector from the changing energy landscape.

Cost of capturing CO2 drops 67% for next gen carbon capture plant

(Nov 30 2018) The International CCS Knowledge Centre report shows a deep capital cost reductions of 67% per tonne of captured CO2.


Issue 66 - Nov - Dec 2018

CCS in Asia: CCUS projects and financial aspects in Asia and technology developments in India .. MN Dastur - gasification “better pathway to CCS in India” .. Mumbai conference - carbon capture making strides in India Update on CCS in Europe – report.....

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