BECCS critical to achieving a net zero Britain

(Jun 26 2019) A paper from the Renewable Energy Association (REA) outlines a number of possible policy options to develop BECCS, including increasing the UK total carbon price to £50t/CO2 from 2020.


Australian gas fields show that CO2 storage is secure

(Jun 25 2019) New research shows that carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored beneath deep-seated and impermeable underground rocks.


Study launched on decarbonising Europe’s heavy industries by 2050

(Jun 24 2019) Industry representatives, regional experts, academics and EU officials held the first public meeting of the Climate-KIC research study group: ‘Infrastructure needs of an EU industrial transformation towards deep decarbonisation’.


Drax partners for CO2 to protein conversion tech

(Jun 17 2019) Drax is working with biotech start-up Deep Branch Biotechnology to explore the feasibility of using the power station’s carbon dioxide emissions to make proteins for sustainable animal feed products.


Nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

(Jun 16 2019) University of Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestrati...


Sleipner partnership releases CO2 storage data

(Jun 13 2019) Equinor and its partners will disclose datasets from the Sleipner field in a push to advance innovation and development on the field of CO2 storage.


University of Buffalo awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

(Jun 13 2019) University of Buffalo researchers are leading a multi-institution project to develop membranes for CO2 separation and capture.


New electrochemical process shortens the path to capturing and recycling CO2

(Jun 03 2019) A research team from University of Toronto Engineering has developed a new electrochemical path to transform carbon dioxide into valuable products such as jet fuel or plastics.


European “3D” industrial scale CCS project launched

(Jun 03 2019) A consortium of 11 European stakeholders including ArcelorMittal, Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) and Total, is launching a project to demonstrate an innovative process for capturing CO2 from industrial activities — the DMX™ project.


Inventys partners with Total and Lafarge to demonstrate cement CCUS

(May 29 2019) Project CO2MENT will demonstrate and evaluate Inventys’ CO2 Capture System and a selection of CO2 utilization technologies at Lafarge’s Richmond cement plant in Canada over the next four years.


Energy companies work towards zero carbon in UK Humber region

(May 28 2019) Drax Group, Equinor and National Grid Ventures have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing them to work together to explore how a large-scale carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) network and a hydrogen productio...


Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Carbon Engineering evaluate direct air capture plant

(May 23 2019) Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, a subsidiary of Occidental, and Carbon Engineering are proceeding with the engineering and design of a Direct Air Capture (DAC) and sequestration facility.


Carbon Capture Coalition Policy Blueprint on Federal Carbon Capture Policies

(May 23 2019) The Carbon Capture Coalition has released a first-ever national policy blueprint outlining a comprehensive set of policy priorities to promote economywide deployment of carbon capture technologies.


Lackner's carbon-capture technology moves to commercialization

(May 13 2019) Arizona State University and Silicon Kingdom Holdings (SKH) have agreed to deploy carbon-capture technology developed by Professor Klaus Lackner, director of ASU’s Center for Negative Carbon Emissions.


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 ...



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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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