EFI California Energy Study identifies CCUS as major contributor

(May 03 2019) The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI), a not-for-profit think tank dedicated to driving innovation in energy technology, policy, and business models, published the full findings of a study outlining how the state of California can ...


UK can phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

(May 03 2019) The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, and CCS is essential to this ambition finds the Committee on Climate Cha...


Net-zero EU heavy industry by 2050 possible says new report

(Apr 30 2019) Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 for European energy-intensive industries is within reach and multiple pathways can get them there concludes a report by consultancy Material Economics.


Europe relaunches CCUS knowledge exchange network

(Apr 29 2019) A Europe-wide knowledge sharing network has received fresh funding from the European Commission to support and inspire major carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) projects in their efforts to deliver climate action.


UK Government should ‘green light’ carbon capture technology, say MPs

(Apr 25 2019) The Government needs to move away from vague and ambiguous targets and give a clear policy direction to ensure the UK seizes the industrial and decarbonisation benefits of carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS).


Senate Environment Panel approves Carbon Capture Bill

(Apr 10 2019) The USE IT Act would support carbon utilization and direct air capture research. The bill would also support federal, state, and non-governmental collaboration in the construction and development of carbon capture, utilization, a...


Reports say net zero emissions are UK business opportunity

(Apr 08 2019) Two new reports from the Aldersgate Group argue for policies that seek to accelerate the innovation at scale of critical technologies such as carbon capture and storage and hydrogen.


DOE awards $20m Million for a Regional Initiative to accelerate CCUS

(Apr 03 2019) he U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $20 million in federal funding for cooperative agreements that will help accelerate the deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS).


Strathclyde highlights job security potential of Carbon Capture and Storage

(Apr 01 2019) A report produced by the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of strathclyde examines some of the potential economic opportunities for Scotland in the further development of CCS.


U.S. DOE invests additional $5m for CCS Projects

(Apr 01 2019) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected two additional projects to receive $5 million in total federal funding.


C2ES and RITE recommendations for international CCUS collaboration

(Apr 01 2019) The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and the Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) today forwarded recommendations to the government of Japan on ways to strengthen international collaborat...


CO2 Solutions begins commissioning at pulp mill

(Mar 25 2019) The project involves the deployment of a 30-tonne per day (tpd) CO2 capture unit and ancillary equipment at Resolute's pulp mill in Saint-Félicien, Quebec and the commercial reuse of the captured CO2 by the adjacent Toundra Greenhouse complex.


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.


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.



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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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