Tees Valley chosen for Edinburgh University test project

(Aug 14 2016) The project will test CO2 capture from a biomass power plant.

Imperial study shows renewables not sufficient to meet climate targets

(Aug 14 2016) A new paper from Imperial College highlights the need for carbon capture and storage systems (CCS) in the age of renewables.

New study defines critical elements of a CO2 storage enforcement regime

(Aug 14 2016) The research assessed five legal jurisdictions including the Commonwealth of Australia, the State of Victoria, Japan, Malaysia and China.

ExxonMobil invests in emerging technologies at UT Austin Energy Institute

(Aug 14 2016) ExxonMobil will expand its collaboration with the university’s Gulf Coast Carbon Center

Cornell scientists convert carbon dioxide, create electricity

(Aug 14 2016) Cornell scientists have designed a CO2 capture technology that produces electricity.

CO2 Solutions sells commercial CO2 capture unit

(Aug 14 2016) The project is to be realized in Quebec with Resolute Forest Products and Serres Toundra at a pulp mill.

CarbonCure Competing in $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

(Aug 14 2016) Team CarbonCure, a team led by clean technology developer CarbonCure Technologies has announced its official entry into the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE.

ION Engineering signs test agreement with TCM

(Aug 10 2016) The project at Mongstad aims To further scale-up and validate ION's proprietary CO2 capture technology

CCS Knowledge Transfer Workshop

(Aug 09 2016) The UK Carbon Capture & Storage Association is hosting a CCS Knowledge Transfer Workshop on the 8th September 2016 at 1 Victoria Street Conference Centre, London.

Solar cell captures CO2 and produces fuel

(Aug 01 2016) Researchers at the University of Illinois have engineered solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel, using only sunlight for energy.

CO2 can be stored ten times longer than needed

(Aug 01 2016) A Cambridge University study of naturally occurring 100,000 year old CO2 reservoirs shows no significant corroding of cap rock, suggesting the gas hasn’t leaked.

CCS Forum report calls for increased funding into CCS deployment

(Aug 01 2016) CCS deployment must be progressed as an urgent priority if the world is to achieve the global warming limits identified in the Paris Agreement, a new report says.

U.S. DOE invests $11.5 Million in geothermal energy and CCS

(Aug 01 2016) Eight new research and development projects to receive a total of $11.5 million in federal funding.

Toshiba and MHIR to lead Japan's largest CCS project

(Aug 01 2016) Toshiba and Mizuho Information & Research Institute (MHIR) will seek to contribute to the mitigation of climate change through the early deployment of CCS in Japan and overseas.

Scotland’s industry ‘clusters’ hold key to reducing cost of UK climate action

(Jul 31 2016) A report from Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS) advises the UK Government to focus on shared infrastructure.


Issue 51 - May-June 2016

CCS in Europe: Decarbonization in the Ukraine .. Understanding the long term fate of underground CO2 .. Improving CO2 storage using a hospital scanner UK CCS Research Centre meeting - the future of CCS post Paris .. International team publishes pap.....

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