ECRA Launches Industrial-Scale Carbon Capture Project
The European cement industry has begun an industrial-scale demonstration project of technology that aims at optimising the cement kiln for carbon capture. The project will take place at two cement plants, one in Austria and one in Italy...
First Free Online Course on Carbon Capture Technology
Edinburgh University has launched a free open course explaining CCS technology in the context of climate change, global energy and economics, use of fossil fuels and global climate policy...
Committee on Climate Change Gives Clear Backing for Carbon Capture and Storage
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) released its response to the Government’s Clean Growth Strategy at a launch event today, hosted by Lord Deben, the Chairman of the CCC...
DNV GL launches CCS Certification Framework
DNV GL has launched both a framework for certifying geological storage of carbon dioxide and a recommended practice for the design and operation of CO2 pipelines...
E. Coli Bug Could Help Solve Carbon Capture Problems
The E. coli bug could help scientists develop new carbon capture processes...
CCS Gets Boost from Scotland’s First Energy Strategy
Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage welcomed the Scottish Government's first Energy Strategy which includes CCS as a priority. The strategy sets out six priorities in a holistic approach to providing Scotland with low-carbon heat, power and transport.
MHI to License CO2 Capture Technology to Major Russian Chemical Company Metafrax
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has concluded an agreement to license technology for its flue gas carbon dioxide (CO2) capture plant to PJSC Metafrax, a major Russian chemical company. Metafrax will use recovered CO2 to produce ammonia, urea, and melamine from the byproducts of a methanol plant. The plant will provide recovery capacity of 1,200 tonnes per day, and will be installed at a facility in Perm, located on the western side of the Ural Mountains, scheduled for completion in 2021...
IPPR Net-Zero North Report Released
The call for significant investment in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) infrastructure for the North of England, in a recently released IPPR report, has been welcomed by the UKCCSRC...
SCCS Responds to North Sea Captain CO2 Storage Findings
Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) says it welcomes new information provided by Heriot-Watt University which questions the suitability of the Captain Sandstone in the UK central North Sea for carbon dioxide (CO2) storage...
Acorn CCS Project Gets Under Way
Scotland's Acorn Project has begun a feasibility study after concluding funding from the European Union’s funding round Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT)...
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