$7m DOE funding for pre-combustion research

(Mar 07 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced up to $7 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development into 'Transformational Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture Technologies'.

Models show how to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 C

(Mar 06 2018) There are several ways to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by 2100, and new research led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) shows under what conditions this could happen.

UK’s first carbon capture utilisation demonstration plant opens

(Mar 01 2018) Econic Technologies has opened a demonstration plant in the North of England to show customers how its catalysts enable the production of polyols for greener plastics.

Preem assesses carbon capture from Lysekil refinery

(Mar 01 2018) Preem has started a CLIMIT supported carbon capture (CCS) study on their refinery in Lysekil.

Carbon capture and storage has essential role in Scotland

(Mar 01 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage has welcomed the Scottish Government's publication of its Climate Change Plan, setting out its specific policies and proposals for meeting Scotland’s climate change targets.

U.S. DOE invests $17.6m in reducing CO2 capture costs

(Feb 26 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected six projects to receive $17.6 million in federal funding under the Office of Fossil Energy’s Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies funding opportunity announcement.

Carbon Capture Coalition launched to further adoption of CCS

(Feb 26 2018) The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative has rebranded as the Carbon Capture Coalition and added new members including Shell and NET Power.

Energy Institute report shows oil & gas industry support for CCS

(Feb 26 2018) A new report published by the Energy Institute sheds light on the attitudes of global oil and gas professionals towards reducing the climate change impacts of natural gas.

Capture milestone boosts CO2-to-fuel research goal

(Feb 26 2018) RWE pilot plant captures first 1000 tonnes of CO2 as part of ALIGN-CCUS project.

Econic Technologies raises £7m

(Feb 21 2018) The company has raised £7m to further develop its CO2 conversion catalyst technologies.

U.S. DOE invests $44m in advanced CCS

(Feb 17 2018) $44 million will be invested in Design and Testing of Advanced Carbon Capture Technologies.

Carbon Clean Solutions consortium awarded £900k grant from UK Government

(Feb 16 2018) The grant will enable CCSL to progress its research into further lowering the cost of carbon capture technology. The ultimate aim is to develop a solution that is affordable on a large scale.

“Early warning” CO2 monitoring technique

(Feb 16 2018) University of Edinburgh research showing how naturally occurring noble gases can be used to track the movement of carbon dioxide injected underground could provide a reliable monitoring technique for carbon storage operators.

MEPs pass law to cut CO2 emissions and fund low-carbon innovation

(Feb 11 2018) A law to strengthen EU curbs on CO2 emissions from industry, so as to begin delivering on Paris climate accord pledges, was passed by Parliament.

U.S. bill includes Carbon Capture Tax Credit

(Feb 09 2018) Broad bipartisan coalition of industry, labour, and environmental interests backed FUTURE Act to extend and reform a tax credit for CCS and CO2-EOR.


Issue 61 - Jan - Feb 2018

CCS in 2017 - Global CCS Institute Status report: Paris climate targets cannot be met without CCS .. An implementation plan for CCS in Europe Review of 2017 - Petra Nova was one of the highlights Evaluation of the NET Power low carbon power process.....

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