IRS gives clarity on carbon capture tax credit

(Feb 20 2020) The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance to help businesses understand how legislation passed in 2018 may benefit those claiming carbon capture credits.

Acorn project awarded UK Government hydrogen funding

(Feb 20 2020) The award of £2.7 million will support 13 months of engineering studies, to progress the technical and commercial plans for the Acorn Hydrogen project at the St Fergus gas terminal.

Carbon Clean Solutions raises $16m growth capital

(Feb 18 2020) The company has received an equity investment of $16 million from three global investors, WAVE Equity Partners, Chevron Technology Ventures, and Marubeni Corporation.

DOE issues request for information on biomass cofiring and CCS

(Feb 12 2020) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) issued a request for information (RFI) for coal/biomass co-firing emission profiles and the impacts of those technologies on carbon capture systems.

£1.4m study to map UK offshore carbon storage potential

(Feb 05 2020) A new study will identify the UK’s best sites and produce a road map for carbon storage to help the country reach its net zero targets.

CO2 DataShare launches open, digital data sharing portal

(Feb 04 2020) CO2 DataShare has launched a web-based digital portal for sharing reference datasets from pioneering CO2 storage projects.

Drax establishes partnerships for negative emissions technology

(Feb 02 2020) Drax has announced new partnerships with Econic Technologies and Deep Branch Biotechnology.

Rice lab turns carbon rich waste into graphene

(Feb 02 2020) A new process introduced by the Rice University lab of chemist James Tour can turn bulk quantities of just about any carbon source into valuable graphene flakes.

Net Zero and Beyond: What Role for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage?

(Feb 02 2020) Policymakers are in danger of sleepwalking into ineffective carbon dioxide removal solutions in the quest to tackle climate change says a Chatham House report.

UK oil and gas industry outlines transition plans

(Feb 02 2020) The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry today outlined the details of its response to UK and Scottish Government net zero commitments in a keynote speech delivered by OGUK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie OBE.

New Lab report outlines ways California could reach goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2045

(Feb 02 2020) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have identified a robust suite of technologies to help California clear the last hurdle and become carbon neutral – and ultimately carbon negative – by 2045.

Svante and Climeworks collaborate on CCS technology development

(Jan 29 2020) Svante (formerly Inventys) and Climeworks have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of carbon capture technology solutions to enable customers to transition to a net-zero-emissions future.

ADNOC and Eni collaborate on CCUS development

(Jan 21 2020) The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed a strategic framework agreement with Italy’s energy company, Eni, to explore new opportunities for collaboration in carbon capture utilization and storage.

New screening processes will help accelerate carbon capture research

(Jan 19 2020) University of Alberta researchers are helping make carbon capture more efficient, screening 120,000 carbon capturing solids in hours—instead of thousands of years.

Atkins report calls for energy ‘sea change’ to achieve UK Net Zero

(Jan 19 2020) The government’s Net Zero 2050 target won’t be achieved without substantial changes to the UK’s energy mix including an urgent boost to CCS.


Issue 72 - Nov - Dec 2019

CCUS in Asia - Decarbonisation of Indian industry: Transitioning to a sustainable, low-carbon economy .. Dalmia Cement and Carbon Clean Solutions build carbon capture plant Siemens and Evonik convert CO2 to fuel using bacteria .. Putting CO2 to Use.....

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