CO2 Solutions develops superior enzyme

(Nov 20 2014) The company has developed a new high-performance carbonic anhydrase enzyme.

Bellona report: Investments in CO2 storage must begin before 2020

(Nov 19 2014) Bellona Europa has launched a new report examining the development of the CO2 storage industry.

Bellona to advise Ukrainian Energy Ministry on climate issues through new office in Kiev

(Nov 19 2014) Kiev’s Energy Ministry has approached Bellona’s office to take an advisory roll in implementing Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in the heavily coal dependent nation.

Global Status of CCS: 2014 - CCS a reality

(Nov 05 2014) The Global CCS Institute’s annual Global Status of CCS: 2014 report finds that CCS is now on the cusp of widespread deployment.

Skyonic opens Capitol SkyMine CO2 recycling facility

(Nov 02 2014) Capitol SkyMine wil capture around 75,000 tons of CO2 annually and turn it into solid, usable products.

Integrated design and operational analysis of CCS systems

(Nov 02 2014) Peterhead project: designing for interactions across the CCS chain. By Mark Matzopoulos, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd.

Wood Group Kenny awarded subsea pipeline FEED contract for Peterhead

(Oct 18 2014) Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead CCS project in Aberdeenshire.

Net Power proceeds with demonstration plant

(Oct 16 2014) Net Power, Exelon Corporation, Toshiba and CB&I will build the plant which will test a novel natural gas power generation system.

Sub-seabed CO2 leak experiment shows minimal environmental impact and rapid recovery

(Oct 16 2014) The world-first experiment on a controlled sub-seabed CO2 leak showed minimal impact on wildlife limited to a small area.

CPS Energy agrees new power purchase agreement with Texas Clean Energy Project

(Oct 16 2014) A previous purchase power agreement between Summit Power Group and CPS Energy expired at the end of 2013; the parties have been in negotiations since.

Low cost carbon capture slurry developed

(Oct 16 2014) A new approach to carbon capture uses a mixture of solid and liquid in solution called a "slurry".

TCM releases amine CO2 capture benchmarks

(Oct 12 2014) Technology Centre Mongstad has completed the world’s first open-source, large-scale CO2 capture tests of amine solvent MonoEthanolAmine (MEA) on flue gas from a gas-fired power plant.

UW wins DOE grant for further study of Rock Springs Uplift

(Oct 12 2014) a new grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will allow an interdisciplinary team of University of Wyoming scientists to further study how injecting CO2 into the Rock Springs Uplift would affect underground conditions.

DNV GL releases experimental data on CO2 pipeline design

(Oct 10 2014) DNV GL has made new data available which will help make CO2 pipelines safer and more efficient.

Boundary Dam project launched

(Oct 03 2014) The world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage process on a coal-fired power plant was officially opened at Boundary Dam Power Station in Estevan, Saskatchewan.


Issue 41- Sept-Oct 2014

CCS in the United States - Kemper County IGCC progress - 2MW pilot in Kentucky begins construction - NET Power’s gas power pilot - Siemens compressors gear up for CCS - Mongstad amine testing moving on to second phase - IEA Insights: what next for .....

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