CO2 Solutions receives further Government funding

(Nov 24 2015) CO2 Solutions has received an additional CAD$350,000 funding from the Government of Canada.

DNV GL to conduct controlled subsea release of CO2

(Nov 24 2015) DNV GL will conduct the oil and gas industry’s largest ever controlled release of carbon dioxide from an underwater pipeline at its full-scale Spadeadam Testing and Research Centre in Cumbria, UK.

Carbon Clean Solutions starts testing at TCM

(Nov 24 2015) Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL) has started to test its solvent technology at Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), and aims to commercialize a technology with the potential to halve the energy demand.

NCC paper calls for policy parity for US CCS

(Nov 20 2015) U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz requested that the National Coal Council develop a white paper that focuses on incentives and policies that can be employed to level the playing field for deploying CCS technologies.

UK to end coal power stations without CCS by 2025

(Nov 19 2015) UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd has begun a consultation on ending unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025.

Aker Solutions CO2 capture for Norcem

(Nov 19 2015) Aker Solutions will conduct a feasibility study on the development of the world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture facility for use in cement production.

Underwater solar cells to convert CO2 to fuel

(Nov 19 2015) Stanford engineers have developed solar cells that can function under water and convert CO2 to methane.

Special report from the 8th Dutch CCS Symposium

(Nov 18 2015) Carbon Capture Journal attended the 8th Dutch CCS Symposium in Rotterdam on October 16th – and learned that the Dutch ‘ROAD’ CCS project is now on a similar schedule to the UK’s Peterhead and White Rose. Could they be in competition?

Porous liquid holds promise for CO2 capture

(Nov 15 2015) Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have made a porous liquid with the potential for a range of applications including carbon capture’.

€1.2 trillion more to meet EU CO2 targets without CCS

(Nov 13 2015) A new Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) report concludes that reducing EU power sector emissions without CCS would be extremely costly.

Meeting CO2 emissions limits without CCS

(Nov 13 2015) The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has looked at technologies with the potential to reduce CO2 emissions without CCS.

World Energy Outlook 2015 - energy transition underway

(Nov 10 2015) The latest World Energy Outlook sees clear signs that the energy transition is underway, but warns strong direction is needed from Paris climate summit.

ION Engineering collaborates with SINTEF

(Nov 10 2015) The collaborative project will focus on the design, construction and demonstration of real-time online analysis of ION’s solvent used in CO2 capture.

Air Liquide launches cryogenic CO2 capture system

(Nov 09 2015) Air Liquide has inaugurated Cryocap™, a unique industrial installation that enables the capture of CO2 released during hydrogen production via a cryogenic process.

Study on mobile carbon capture in Poland

(Nov 08 2015) A mobile carbon capture technology that can remove up to 1000 kg CO2/day from a coal power plant is described in a paper from the European Commission.


Issue 47 - Sept-Oct 2015

CCS in the U.S.: The Clean Power Plan: what it means for CCS - New approaches to implementing CCS and a Roadmap for coal. Dresser-Rand’s supersonic compressors for large-scale CCUS applications - Integrally-geared compressors as state-of-the-art tec.....

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