Carbon Capture Coalition expands with new Leadership Council

(Jun 19 2018) The Carbon Capture Coalition has formed a new group of private sector CEOs, labour, NGO and philanthropic leaders, and former state and federal officials committed to carbon capture technology development.


UK commits £21.5 million to CCUS innovation

(May 24 2018) The UK is to lead an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to remove carbon from emissions.


EU chief scientific advisors examine Carbon Capture and Utilisation

(May 24 2018) EU publishes an opinion on the potential of CCUS and the best way to implement it.


IHI Corporation to support MIT Energy Initiative

(May 21 2018) Tokyo-based IHI will join MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage.


Drax to pilot carbon storage project

(May 21 2018) Pilot could lead to Drax’s biomass power generation becoming carbon negative, putting Britain at the forefront of the race to develop BECCS.


Element Energy/ Vivid Economics report says CCS won’t work without public-private collaboration

(May 15 2018) A new report shows that improving the dialogue and collaboration between public and private stakeholders would be crucial in supporting the deployment of CCS.


Shell publishes 'Sky' energy transition report

(Apr 27 2018) The Sky Scenario illustrates a technically possible, but challenging pathway for society to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.


Stanford researchers find carbon capture a financial opportunity for U.S. biofuels

(Apr 24 2018) With recent tax credits and other policies, removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it underground is not only possible but profitable for U.S. biofuel refineries.


Cement technology roadmap plots path to cutting CO2 emissions 24% by 2050

(Apr 15 2018) A combination of technology and policy solutions could provide a pathway to reducing direct carbon dioxide emissions from the cement industry according to the IEA and Cement Sustainability Initiative.


Carbon XPRIZE announces ten finalists

(Apr 15 2018) The 10 finalists, each taking home an equal share of a $5 million milestone prize, will demonstrate CO2 conversion in real world conditions.


Algae and BECCS to produce food, electricity and reduce CO2

(Apr 13 2018) The ABECCS system can act as a carbon dioxide sink while also generating food and electricity.


Paris targets can be met if fossil fuel producers pay for CO2 storage

(Apr 05 2018) A new study by SCCS scientists suggests that the Paris Agreement’s climate targets can be met rapidly if fossil fuel producers are obliged to pay for the storage of progressively increasing amounts of carbon emissions resulting from their products.


Models show how to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 C

(Mar 06 2018) There are several ways to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by 2100, and new research led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) shows under what conditions this could happen.


UK’s first carbon capture utilisation demonstration plant opens

(Mar 01 2018) Econic Technologies has opened a demonstration plant in the North of England to show customers how its catalysts enable the production of polyols for greener plastics.


Preem assesses carbon capture from Lysekil refinery

(Mar 01 2018) Preem has started a CLIMIT supported carbon capture (CCS) study on their refinery in Lysekil.



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Issue 62 - Mar - Apr 2018

CCS in the U.S.: Expanded tax credit could boost projects and start a CCS gold rush .. Moody’s: Coal will continue secular decline without CCS .. Capturing and using CO2 from ethanol STEMM-CCS: improving the safety of offshore CO2 storage .. Energy .....


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