CO2 injection begins at Aquistore

(Apr 27 2015) The Aquistore Project has begun injecting carbon dioxide 3.4 km underground in Canada’s first deep saline CO2 storage project.

China Steel Corporation invests in LanzaTech

(Apr 25 2015) Taiwan's largest integrated steel maker, China Steel Corporation (CSC), has approved a 1400M TWD ($46M USD) capital investment in a LanzaTech commercial ethanol facility.

CCP launches phase four: mission to advance CCS for the oil and gas industry

(Apr 25 2015) The CCP (CO2 Capture Project) is now in its fourth phase, having officially extended its program by a further four years, beginning February 2015 and concluding at the end of 2018.

CO2 Solutions announces pilot test results

(Apr 24 2015) CO2 Solutions has announced the results of the pilot testing of CO2 Solutions’ carbon capture process, completed in January 2015.

U.S. DOE projects store 10M tonnes of CO2

(Apr 24 2015) In a landmark accomplishment, the U.S. Department of Energy has announced that a group of carbon capture and storage projects supported by the Department have safely captured 10 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.

CRI and MHPSE ally on power to methanol with CO2 capture

(Apr 19 2015) Carbon Recycling International (CRI) and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe (MHPSE) have formed a strategic alliance to deliver power-to-methanol solutions to increase operation efficiency of coal power and chemical plants.

Mineral Products Association responds to UK cement carbon reduction roadmap

(Apr 11 2015) The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has responded to the publication of the Government’s 2050 carbon reduction roadmap for the UK cement sector.

CO2 Solutions receives $400k Government loan

(Mar 29 2015) The repayable loan will be used to optimize the company's carbon capture technology.

Decarbonising British industry: why industrial CCS clusters are the answer

(Mar 28 2015) New analysis from think tank Green Alliance highlights that CCS is the only technology available to decarbonise heavy industry to the extent needed to meet carbon targets and protect the UK from climate change.

UK awards £4.2m for CCS research at Grangemouth

(Mar 27 2015) The UK and Scottish Governments have given £4.2 million in-principle funding to support Summit Power’s proposed CCS coal-gasification power station located in Grangemouth.

ETI report shows UK can build 10 GW of CCS by 2030

(Mar 17 2015) A new Energy Technologies Institute report shows that Building a 10 GW scale Carbon Capture and Storage sector by 2030 in the UK is feasible and affordable.

The potential for bioenergy in the UK

(Mar 13 2015) Biomass combined with CCS remains the only credible route to deliver negative emissions to help meet the UK’s 2050 climate change targets, says an ETI report.

New material captures carbon at half the energy cost

(Mar 13 2015) UC Berkeley chemists have developed a material that can efficiently remove carbon from the ambient air of a submarine as readily as from a coal-fired power plant.

Shell Canada funds CCS exhibit

(Mar 13 2015) Shell Canada is contributing $450,000 to the TELUS World of Science, Edmonton (TWOSE) to fund its on-site school program, and unveiled a new interactive CCS exhibit.

Indiana University geochemists model underground movement of stored CO2

(Mar 08 2015) Computer modeling by geochemists at Indiana University and colleagues in China and Sweden has shown more detail of the fate of CO2 stored underground.


Issue 43 - Jan-Feb 2015

CCS in the EU: Why CCS needs to be newly discussed in Germany, CO2 recycling: coordinating research and policy - HTC’s Delta Reclaimer for purifying contaminated solvents - Belchatów - lessons learned from PGE’s CCS project in Poland - The potential .....

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