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 ...


UK can phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

(May 03 2019) The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, and CCS is essential to this ambition finds the Committee on Climate Cha...


Carbon Clean Solutions receives US patent

(May 02 2019) The company has been awarded a patent in the US and received an issue of patent notification in Canada for its carbon capture technology.


Net-zero EU heavy industry by 2050 possible says new report

(Apr 30 2019) Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 for European energy-intensive industries is within reach and multiple pathways can get them there concludes a report by consultancy Material Economics.


Europe relaunches CCUS knowledge exchange network

(Apr 29 2019) A Europe-wide knowledge sharing network has received fresh funding from the European Commission to support and inspire major carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) projects in their efforts to deliver climate action.


UK Government should ‘green light’ carbon capture technology, say MPs

(Apr 25 2019) The Government needs to move away from vague and ambiguous targets and give a clear policy direction to ensure the UK seizes the industrial and decarbonisation benefits of carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS).


Aker Solutions Signs Carbon Capture Contract With Twence

(Apr 12 2019) Aker Solutions has signed an agreement for delivery of carbon capture and liquefaction at Twence's waste-to-energy plant in Hengelo in the Netherlands.


International collaboration on tool to find best CO2 utilisation technology

(Apr 12 2019) A tool to identify promising carbon dioxide utilization technologies will be expanded and advanced through a $1.5 million project funded by the Global CO2 Initiative at the University of Michigan (GCI-UM) and Climate-KIC, the Eur...


Senate Environment Panel approves Carbon Capture Bill

(Apr 10 2019) The USE IT Act would support carbon utilization and direct air capture research. The bill would also support federal, state, and non-governmental collaboration in the construction and development of carbon capture, utilization, a...


Reports say net zero emissions are UK business opportunity

(Apr 08 2019) Two new reports from the Aldersgate Group argue for policies that seek to accelerate the innovation at scale of critical technologies such as carbon capture and storage and hydrogen.


DOE awards $20m Million for a Regional Initiative to accelerate CCUS

(Apr 03 2019) he U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $20 million in federal funding for cooperative agreements that will help accelerate the deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS).


Strathclyde highlights job security potential of Carbon Capture and Storage

(Apr 01 2019) A report produced by the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of strathclyde examines some of the potential economic opportunities for Scotland in the further development of CCS.



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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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