DOE invests $4.8 million in projects to advance beneficial use of CO2

(Aug 10 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected an additional five projects to receive $4.8 million to investigate novel uses of carbon dioxide captured from coal-fired power plants.


Swayana to introduce LanzaTech technology to South Africa

(Aug 06 2017) Swayana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with LanzaTech to collaborate on developing projects for the production of ethanol and higher value products from waste gases in the ferroalloy and titania smelting sectors.


Photo-activated catalyst grabs CO2 to make ingredients for fuel

(Jul 30 2017) Scientists have developed a light-activated material that can chemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide without generating unwanted byproducts.


New membranes help reduce CO2 emissions

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Twente and the German research centre Jülich are collaborating on developing membranes for an efficient separation of gases, to use for the production of oxygen or hydrogen.


Ancient biology meets modern ingenuity

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Queensland and LanzaTech are studying bacteria that can capture CO2.


Can a "low carbon fuel standard" be a CCS commercial mechanism?

(Jul 30 2017) The UK government announced plans this morning to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from sale from 2040. That's a clear regulatory driver to reduce CO2 emissions from vehicles. Although not everybody will want an electric car. By Karl Jeffery.


Inexpensive and proven water ‘fingerprint’ technique supports deployment of subsurface CO2 storage

(Jul 30 2017) Scottish scientists have found cost-effective and reliable way to monitor the underground storage of carbon dioxide.


Vattenfall power plant evaluated for hydrogen+CCS

(Jul 17 2017) Statoil, Vattenfall and Gasunie have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate the possibilities of converting Vattenfall’s gas power plant Magnum in the Netherlands into a hydrogen-powered plant.


Inventys raises CAD$10M

(Jul 17 2017) The financing supports the deployment of a next-gen carbon capture pilot plant at Husky's Pikes Peak South Lloyd thermal project.


Statoil evaluating new CO2 storage project on the Norwegian continental shelf

(Jul 03 2017) Gassnova has assigned Statoil to evaluate the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). This will be the first storage site in the world receiving CO2 from several industrial sources.


UK Committee on Climate Change warns of delays.

(Jul 03 2017) The UK’s transition to a resilient, low-carbon economy is in danger of being derailed by a lack of Government action on climate change, the Committee on Climate Change says


Developments on the ROAD Project

(Jul 03 2017) The Dutch Government announced that the ENGIE Group and Uniper Energy will withdraw from the ROAD Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Rotterdam.


Japan needs CCS to tackle climate change

(Jul 03 2017) Japan will only meet its climate change obligations by intensifying the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS), experts meeting in Tokyo have heard.


Invest in carbon capture - or go the way of the coal industry!

(Jun 30 2017) Today, the coal industry, and coal power, is gradually being obliterated by regulation in many countries. But if the coal industry had got involved in carbon capture and storage 10 years ago, this might not have happened.


Bellona: the coal dinosaurs bow out of a low carbon Rotterdam

(Jun 29 2017) As the coal dinosaurs bow out of a low carbon Rotterdam, a focus on CO2 transport and storage gives better opportunities for the port, new low carbon industrials and workers.



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Issue 57 May - June 2017

CCS in Europe: A decadal staircase to 2°C: time to step up - implementing Paris .. ZEP: CCS vital for clean growth and competitiveness .. European Parliamentary Hearing on CCS New carbon capture and exchange technology: CO2 to chemicals for £47 per .....



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