GTI and Carbon Clean Solutions awarded $2.9M DOE funding

(Jan 20 2019) The DOE Office of Fossil Energy has awarded $2.9 million to GTI and CCS-US, the U.S. subsidiary of CCSL, to develop and test a potentially transformational carbon capture technology.


Membranes to capture CO2 at coal-fired power plants

(Jan 20 2019) A computational modelling method may help to fast-track the identification and design of new carbon capture and storage materials.


“Flipped” Metal Oxide Cage can sort CO2 from CO

(Jan 20 2019) A Japanese research team led by Kanazawa University studied using a bowl of Vanadium to separate carbon dioxide from carbon monoxide.


California CCS Protocol takes effect under low carbon fuel standard

(Jan 20 2019) The Global CCS Institute has welcomed California’s Air Resources Board’s (ARB) decision to include a protocol for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in its Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), a rule which became effective on January 1, 2019.


A Happy New Year for CCUS?

(Jan 14 2019) With the turn of the year comes a time for reflection. For CCUS, 2018 might well be remembered as a real pivot point in the journey towards creating a truly commercial industry in the UK. Many of those who have been involved in t...


Equinor awarded permit for CO2 storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

(Jan 11 2019) The allocated area for storage of CO2 is located near the Troll oil and gas field and was announced in July 2018.


Occidental and Chevron invest in Carbon Engineering

(Jan 09 2019) Carbon Engineering Ltd. is a Canadian clean energy company backed by Bill Gates seeking to commercialize Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology.


Aker Solutions awarded Northern Lights contract

(Jan 08 2019) Aker Solutions has secured its first contract on Northern Lights, a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project initiated by Equinor with partners Shell and Total.


NARUC publishes study of Carbon Capture Technology and Policy

(Jan 06 2019) A new report from the U.S. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners examines the state of national carbon issues.


CCS projects selected for EU Horizon 2020 funding

(Dec 21 2018) The projects awarded the EU funding are expected to develop technologies for capturing, storing and conversion of CO2 and contribute to the transition to clean energy through researching its social aspects, modelling, building ed...


Scientists identify new minerals for carbon capture

(Dec 17 2018) Geologists at the University of Alberta show hydrotalcites are capable of carbon sequestration beneath the surface of mine tailings.


UK to develop world-first carbon 'net-zero' hub of heavy industry by 2040

(Dec 13 2018) At COP24 climate talks in Poland the UK government has set a world-leading ambition for the first 'net-zero carbon' cluster by 2040 backed by up to £170 million funding.


Microcapsule technology for post-combustion carbon capture

(Dec 13 2018) Research led by the University of Pittsburgh and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) uses microcapsule technology that may make post-combustion carbon capture cheaper, safer, and more efficient.


Global Status of CCS: 2018 - CCS vital lifeline to beat climate change

(Dec 12 2018) Carbon capture and storage is a vital lifeline to beat climate change, a raft of international ambassadors say in a major report released at the United Nation’s 24th Conference of Parties (COP24).


Report ranks UK among world leaders in global energy revolution

(Dec 06 2018) The UK is second only to Denmark when it comes to implementing measures to mitigate climate change, according to a new global energy revolution league table.



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Issue 66 - Nov - Dec 2018

CCS in Asia: CCUS projects and financial aspects in Asia and technology developments in India .. MN Dastur - gasification “better pathway to CCS in India” .. Mumbai conference - carbon capture making strides in India Update on CCS in Europe – report.....


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