New Australian labs for CCS research

(Sep 01 2014) An $18 million CO2CRC–University of Melbourne contract for new laboratories, plant and equipment will be used in a range of CCS activities over the next five years.

FuelCell Energy project moves to phase three

(Sep 01 2014) FuelCell Energy has received $1.2 million to continue into phase three of the project.

University of Wyoming paper calls for more carbon capture research

(Aug 27 2014) Federal efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions must involve increased investment in research and development of carbon capture and storage technologies, according to a new paper published by the University of Wyoming’s School...

Brown Coal Innovation Australia funds carbon capture pilot

(Aug 26 2014) Brown Coal Innovation Australia (BCIA) has awarded funding to a research and development project in Victoria, Australia.

Linde and Solidia Technologies work on using CO2 for concrete production

(Aug 18 2014) The U.S. start-up Solidia Technologies has signed a partnership agreement with The Linde Group to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete.

UK publishes outline for next phase of CCS

(Aug 10 2014) The UK Government has published a scoping document that seeks views on a possible Phase 2 of CCS deployment.

gCCS system modelling technology used for Shell Peterhead project

(Aug 10 2014) Shell Peterhead CCS project will be the first commercial UK user of PSE's gCCS systems modelling environment for whole-chain CCS design and operation.

U.S. DOE selects CO2 storage projects for funding

(Aug 10 2014) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide.

National Grid awards contract for CO2 pipeline

(Jul 31 2014) National Grid Carbon Limited (NGC) has awarded the Front End Engineering and Design contract for its carbon capture and storage pipeline to oil and gas engineering specialists Genesis.

Inventys raises funds from major investors

(Jul 31 2014) Inventys Thermal Technologies closes financing from Chevron Technology Ventures, Mitsui, Roda Group & Chrysalix to advance its carbon capture technology.

UK Government funding available for CCS

(Jul 27 2014) From October 2014, renewable energy projects will compete for a budget of over £200 million a year, as part of the government’s reforms to the electricity market.

Carbon capture – cheaper than a plant without it

(Jul 25 2014) NET Power LLC, a company based in Durham, North Carolina, is developing the best thing a carbon capture enthusiast can hope for – a way of burning gas to make electricity with just CO2 and water as the output – which is cheaper t...

Kentucky carbon capture pilot begins construction

(Jul 25 2014) The megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit will be located at Kentucky Utilities Company’s E.W. Brown Generating Station, near Harrodsburg.

Tees Valley CCS project hires coordinator

(Jul 21 2014) Pale Blue Dot Energy has been awarded a 12 month contract to build the business case for developing an industrial CCS network on Teesside in the UK.

UK and Australia join on CCS research

(Jul 11 2014) The UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) and the Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) will collaborate.


Issue 40 - July-Aug 2014

CCS in Australia - CarbonNet full-chain CCShub project - Updates from Otway and Callide projects - Funding for the CCS Flagships Program - Demonstrating CCS capture from industrial sources in the UK - CCS in the Netherlands and the future of ROAD - O.....

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