Strategies for a low carbon industrial future in Yorkshire and the Humber

(Oct 02 2015) A new Trades Union Congress (TUC) report demonstrates the potential for the UK region of Yorkshire and Humber to become the leading low-carbon industrial zone in Europe.

UK Government awards £1.7M to CCS projects

(Oct 02 2015) £1.7 million was awarded to three CCS projects as part of Phase 4 of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund.

$20 million XPRIZE to convert CO2 into useful products

(Oct 01 2015) The $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE is a competition to address CO2 emissions from fossil fuels.

Carbon Clean Solutions secures US$5.2m funding

(Oct 01 2015) The company has raised a new tranche of funding from private clean energy investors.

NETL Atlas shows increase in CO2 storage potential

(Sep 30 2015) The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has released the fifth edition of the Carbon Storage Atlas (Atlas V).

Drax pulls out of White Rose CCS project

(Sep 25 2015) Drax will complete FEED studies but not invest further in the White Rose CCS project because of reduced renewable subsidies.

ZEP plan for enabling CCS in Europe

(Sep 25 2015) The Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) has today released its Executable Plan for enabling CCS in Europe.

Four new companies test CO2 capture at Mongstad

(Sep 25 2015) Four new CO2 capture vendors will test their technology at Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) in Norway.

Call for a single UK CCS organisation

(Sep 21 2015) Carbon capture and storage could move along much faster in the UK if there was a single government organisation responsible for driving it, says Lord Oxburgh

SCCS – new study of multiple CO2 storage sites

(Sep 21 2015) UK research group Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage has released a study of multiple user storage sites in the North Sea, showing that it is safe to inject in the same formation at different points at the same time

GE CO2 capture to be tested at Mongstad

(Sep 20 2015) GE has been awarded a DOE project to pilot its CO2 capture technology for power plants at TCM Mongstad.

U.S. DOE funds projects to produce water from CO2 storage

(Sep 20 2015) The Department of Energy has selected five projects that will study the feasibility of using salty water from carbon dioxide storage sites to produce fresh water.

Michigan State University and PHYCO2 partner on algae capture

(Sep 20 2015) Michigan State University and PHYCO2 have partnered to develop algae technologies that capture carbon dioxide from power plant emissions.

Solidia receives U.S. patent for concrete CO2 capture

(Sep 20 2015) Solidia Technologies has been awarded the patent for a method of curing concrete with CO2 instead of water.

UK CO2 storage site capacity confirmed

(Sep 20 2015) The Goldeneye reservoir in the North Sea has been independently verified as suitable for the safe storage of carbon dioxide from an Aberdeenshire power station.


Issue 46 - July-Aug 2015

CCS in Australia: CarbonNet- developing an integrated CO2 network in Victoria, National Geosequestration Laboratory launched in Western Australia, CO2CRC: asking the critical questions on CCS, Monash University shaping technology to produce CO2 sorb.....

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