Public finance of Norway CCS project approved

(Mar 19 2017) The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has approved Norwegian public financing of studies for full-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) demonstration projects that aim to reduce CO2 emissions.

Alberta invests $3 million in CarbonCure

(Mar 02 2017) CarbonCure to receive up to $3 million from Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) to further optimize and accelerate adoption of its CO2 utilisation technology in Alberta.

Alberta announces winning projects for Grand Challenge

(Mar 01 2017) Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) announced four winning projects for the second round of the ERA Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses at the Propel Energy Tech Forum in Calgary.

New report backs carbon capture and storage in Australia

(Feb 27 2017) An independent report commissioned by government, industry and research organisations has laid down a comprehensive plan for CCS deployment in Australia.

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 CCS

(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.


Issue 55 - Jan - Feb 2016

CCS in review Global CCS Institute Status CCS: 2016 .. IEA - 20 years of CCS: accelerating future deployment .. Full-chain integrated CCS demo in Hokkaido, Japan CCS in India: report from our inaugural conference in Mumbai .. UK Parliamentary Advis.....

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