£2.5 million for UK North Sea CO2 storage

(Dec 17 2014) The UK Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is making £2.5m available to encourage development of CO2 storage in the North Sea.

Buckyballs enhance carbon capture

(Dec 15 2014) Rice University scientists have discovered an environmentally friendly carbon capture method using carbon-60 molecules also known as buckminsterfullerene.

IEA: International co-operation on R&D for clean coal technologies

(Dec 13 2014) A new IEA report looks at the added value of international cooperation.

World Coal Association calls for low emissions support

(Dec 08 2014) The World Coal Association (WCA) has called on governments to support all low emission technologies in their efforts to reduce global CO2 emissions and meet climate goals.

Aberdeen University launches £100M energy building

(Dec 08 2014) Plans for a new £100 million centre of excellence in research, innovation and teaching to help safeguard society's energy needs have been announced.

Leading advisers join Teesside Industrial CCS Project

(Nov 30 2014) Amec Foster Wheeler plc and Societe Générale Corporate & Investment Banking have been appointed by Tees Valley Unlimited (TVU) to support the development of CCS technology on Teesside in the UK.

Shell Cansolv starts CO2 capture testing at Mongstad

(Nov 27 2014) Shell Cansolv has begun testing its amine CO2 capture process at Norway’s CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad.

CO2 Solutions develops superior enzyme

(Nov 20 2014) The company has developed a new high-performance carbonic anhydrase enzyme.

Bellona report: Investments in CO2 storage must begin before 2020

(Nov 19 2014) Bellona Europa has launched a new report examining the development of the CO2 storage industry.

Bellona to advise Ukrainian Energy Ministry on climate issues through new office in Kiev

(Nov 19 2014) Kiev’s Energy Ministry has approached Bellona’s office to take an advisory roll in implementing Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in the heavily coal dependent nation.

Global Status of CCS: 2014 - CCS a reality

(Nov 05 2014) The Global CCS Institute’s annual Global Status of CCS: 2014 report finds that CCS is now on the cusp of widespread deployment.

Skyonic opens Capitol SkyMine CO2 recycling facility

(Nov 02 2014) Capitol SkyMine wil capture around 75,000 tons of CO2 annually and turn it into solid, usable products.

Integrated design and operational analysis of CCS systems

(Nov 02 2014) Peterhead project: designing for interactions across the CCS chain. By Mark Matzopoulos, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd.

Wood Group Kenny awarded subsea pipeline FEED contract for Peterhead

(Oct 18 2014) Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead CCS project in Aberdeenshire.

Net Power proceeds with demonstration plant

(Oct 16 2014) Net Power, Exelon Corporation, Toshiba and CB&I will build the plant which will test a novel natural gas power generation system.


Issue 41- Sept-Oct 2014

CCS in the United States - Kemper County IGCC progress - 2MW pilot in Kentucky begins construction - NET Power’s gas power pilot - Siemens compressors gear up for CCS - Mongstad amine testing moving on to second phase - IEA Insights: what next for .....

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