Costain claims carbon capture 'breakthrough'

(Feb 09 2014) Costain has developed an innovative way of separating carbon dioxide from natural gas which it says is cheaper than other methods.

£2 Million available for UK CCS research

(Feb 07 2014) The money is available for UKCCSRC (UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre) led CCS research.

UK union urges Government to adopt CCS

(Feb 02 2014) Unite, Britain’s biggest union, and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have joined forces to call on the government to embrace Carbon Capture Storage to cut energy bills, create jobs and reduce CO2 emissions.

Newlight achieves commercial scale production of AirCarbon

(Feb 02 2014) Newlight Technologies has scaled up its AirCarbon production technology.

EU adopts CO2 reduction target

(Jan 22 2014) The EU has adopted a reduction target for greenhouse gas emissions of 40% below the 1990 level by 2030.

Mitsubishi CO2 capture pilot completes test phase

(Jan 16 2014) A demonstration test for capturing CO2 from a coal-fired power plant conducted jointly by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Southern Company has completed its initial demonstration phase.

Study finds CCS not essential to Europe climate goals

(Jan 16 2014) A target of reducing CO2 emissions by 40% from 1990 levels by 2030 could be achieved without CCS.

University of Calgary receives $500k grant

(Jan 12 2014) A University of Calgary researcher, Nader Mahinpey, has received a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada to support CO2 capture research.

DOE blogs from the Regional Partnerships

(Jan 07 2014) Over the next few weeks, the DOE is posting a short series of lessons learned from the regional partnerships’ carbon storage projects.

Former U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu joins board of Inventys

(Jan 03 2014) Dr.Steven Chu has joined the Board of Directors of Inventys Thermal Technologies, the Vancouver based carbon capture company.

A methodological guide for the assessment of CO2 storage sites

(Jan 03 2014) The European SiteChar project held a conference to discuss the results.

GSE Systems engineering simulator for FutureGen 2.0

(Dec 11 2013) GSE Systems is working on Phase II of a multi-phase project with Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group to supply an engineering simulator for the power plant design of FutureGen 2.0.

ZERO releases report about policy instruments for large-scale CCS

(Dec 11 2013) As there are many studies concerning the question of how to ensure the technological up-scaling of CCS and instruments for this learning phase, ZERO has gone one step further and considered the following question: What are the po...

UK Government funds White Rose project FEED study

(Dec 10 2013) Capture Power Limited, the consortium of Alstom, Drax and BOC, has been awarded a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for the White Rose CCS Project.

Qatar University and Sasol research amine capture

(Nov 29 2013) An MOU has been signed between Qatar University (QU) and Sasol to establish a project that will advance research in the use of amines for CO2 capture from flue gases.

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