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Geochemists model underground movement of stored carbon dioxide - Phys.Org

Today in CCS - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 07:00

Geochemists model underground movement of stored carbon dioxide
Phys.Org
Computer modeling by geochemists at Indiana University and colleagues in China and Sweden takes scientists several steps closer to understanding what happens when greenhouse gases are injected deep underground in a process called carbon capture ...

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Indiana University geochemists model underground movement of stored carbon ... - IU Bloomington Newsroom

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:00

Indiana University geochemists model underground movement of stored carbon ...
IU Bloomington Newsroom
The research, published in the International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, demonstrates a close match to the actual movement of a carbon dioxide plume over nearly 20 years at the Sleipner carbon capture and storage project off the coast of Norway.

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Europe's Energy Union needs carbon capture and storage - EurActiv

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 00:21

EurActiv

Europe's Energy Union needs carbon capture and storage
EurActiv
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) should be an integral part of the European Commission's Energy Union proposal, argues Graeme Sweeney, as it provides the only decarbonisation option for some energy-intensive industries. Dr. Graeme Sweeney is the ...

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UK joins international carbon capture testing network - Business Green

Today in CCS - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 17:29

UK joins international carbon capture testing network
Business Green
The UK has joined an international network of carbon capture and storage (CCS) testing centres spanning Norway, Canada, Germany, and the US. The Pilot-scale Advanced Capture Technology (PACT) facilities, part of the UK CCS Research Centre ...

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No China Coal Peak in Sight: Carbon Capture Will be Necessary to Tame ... - Energy Collective

Today in CCS - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 06:13

New York Times

No China Coal Peak in Sight: Carbon Capture Will be Necessary to Tame ...
Energy Collective
In addition to rapidly increasing China's adoption of non-fossil power sources such as renewables and nuclear, to mitigate long-lived CO2 emissions, carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) must be applied to both new and existing China plants, both coal ...
A miner talks on his mobile phone at a coal mine in Changzhi, Shanxi Province ...New York Times (blog)

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Carbon capture on Air Products' agenda - gasworld

Today in CCS - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 03:13

Carbon capture on Air Products' agenda
gasworld
The meeting with the US officials is hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy as part of a bilateral cooperation on carbon capture and storage. Just last week, Air Products Norway revealed that the company's world-leading membrane ...

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Latest Five Supercomputer Projects Have Direct Application to Wyoming Issues - University of Wyoming News

CCS UW - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:33

University of Wyoming News

Latest Five Supercomputer Projects Have Direct Application to Wyoming Issues
University of Wyoming News
February 16, 2015 — Five projects that have applications to Wyoming issues -- including water storage, snowpack accumulation and wind turbine efficiency -- were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in ...

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Carbon capture system works, SaskPower says - CBC.ca

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 19:17

CBC.ca

Carbon capture system works, SaskPower says
CBC.ca
"It looks very encouraging to see the performance, not only on the power side, but on the capture side of the whole plant," Monea said. The aim is to capture one million tonnes of carbon dioxide — annually — to be pumped underground. If achieved ...

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SaskPower says carbon capture and storage is working; critics say not so much - Castanet.net

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 16:33

SaskPower says carbon capture and storage is working; critics say not so much
Castanet.net
REGINA - Saskatchewan's power utility says its flagship, $1.4-billion carbon capture and storage project is proving the controversial technology works. But critics of the Boundary Dam project argue that it doesn't effectively address environmental ...

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SaskPower says carbon capture and storage is working, despite critics - Globalnews.ca

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 13:49

Globalnews.ca

SaskPower says carbon capture and storage is working, despite critics
Globalnews.ca
REGINA – Saskatchewan's power utility says its flagship, $1.4-billion carbon capture and storage project is proving the controversial technology works. But critics of the Boundary Dam project argue that it doesn't effectively address environmental ...

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Biomass plus carbon capture yields negative-emission energy - Ars Technica

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 12:25

Laboratory Equipment

Biomass plus carbon capture yields negative-emission energy
Ars Technica
As we saw in yesterday's National Academies of Science (NAS) report, carbon capture and storage may not be ready for prime time, but the process is clearly worth considering whether it should be developed, both technologically and economically.
Biomass power generation the key to carbon-negative energy, study concludesBiobased Digest
Electricity from biomass with carbon capture could make western US carbon ...environmentalresearchweb
Combo Could Make Western U.S. Carbon-negativeLaboratory Equipment

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SaskPower says carbon capture and storage is working, despite critics - 680 News

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:42

SaskPower says carbon capture and storage is working, despite critics
680 News
REGINA – Saskatchewan's power utility says its flagship, $1.4-billion carbon capture and storage project is proving the controversial technology works. But critics of the Boundary Dam project argue that it doesn't effectively address environmental ...

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Carbon capture and storage works, despite critics: SaskPower - CTV News

Today in CCS - Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:25

CTV News

Carbon capture and storage works, despite critics: SaskPower
CTV News
Saskatchewan's power utility says its flagship, $1.4-billion carbon capture and storage project is proving the controversial technology works. But critics of the Boundary Dam project argue that it doesn't effectively address environmental concerns ...

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Clean Coal Is a Pipe Dream. There's Only One Way to Stop Global Warming. - The New Republic

Today in CCS - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 20:23

The Green Optimistic (blog)

Clean Coal Is a Pipe Dream. There's Only One Way to Stop Global Warming.
The New Republic
One of the ideas for mitigating climate change, then, is removing carbon pollution from the air and burying it deep underground. It's called carbon capture and storage (CCS), and the technology still has a long way to go before it's feasible. CarbFix ...
Carbon Sequestration Project Uses Water to Turn CO2 into RocksThe Green Optimistic (blog)
Coal, carbon, and global warmingWorld Coal

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CCS to play 'very limited role' to 2035 – BP - Interfax Global Energy

Today in CCS - Tue, 02/10/2015 - 07:22

CCS to play 'very limited role' to 2035 – BP
Interfax Global Energy
CCS to play 'very limited role' to 2035 – BP. By Tom Hoskyns Posted 10 February 2015 14:18 GMT. Carbon capture and storage is unlikely to take off to a significant degree over the next 20 years, according to BP's new chief economist.

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Washing soda could be used to capture CO2 fired by power plants - ZME Science

Today in CCS - Mon, 02/09/2015 - 07:19

ZME Science

Washing soda could be used to capture CO2 fired by power plants
ZME Science
Lawrence Livermore scientists have devised tiny capsules made up of a highly permeable polymer shell and a sodium carbonate solution that actively reacts with and absorbs carbon dioxide (CO2). Sodium carbonate is typically known as the main ingredient ...
Tiny Capsules Can Do the Big Job of Carbon CaptureDiscovery News
Baking Soda Capsules Can Capture Carbon DioxideThe Green Optimistic (blog)
These magic CO2-dissolving capsules want to save the worldGrist
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Carbon capture for coal faces fresh woes as US ends backing for pilot plant - Sydney Morning Herald

Today in CCS - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 19:38

Sydney Morning Herald

Carbon capture for coal faces fresh woes as US ends backing for pilot plant
Sydney Morning Herald
"If we are to have any hope of avoiding the worst aspects of climate change, we need CCS on a whole host of things" from coal plants to factories, Thompson said, referring to carbon capture and storage or sequestration. FutureGen won $US1.1 billion in ...
As the Feds pull out, dreams of “clean coal” fadeFortune
Can the coal industry lead a carbon capture makeover?RTCC
“Clean Coal” Fantasy Finally Losing Federal Support, But Industry Never Took ...De Smog Blog (blog)
Engineering News Record (subscription)
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Carbon capture for coal faces woes - STLtoday.com

Today in CCS - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 13:32

STLtoday.com

Carbon capture for coal faces woes
STLtoday.com
"If we are to have any hope of avoiding the worst aspects of climate change, we need CCS on a whole host of things" from coal plants to factories, Thompson said, referring to carbon capture and storage or sequestration. FutureGen won $1.1 billion in ...
Can the coal industry lead a carbon capture makeover?RTCC
As the Feds pull out, dreams of “clean coal” fadeFortune
“Clean Coal” Fantasy Finally Losing Federal Support, But Industry Never Took ...De Smog Blog (blog)
Engineering News Record (subscription) -Deseret News
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Graph of the Day: Energy storage market in one chart - RenewEconomy

RM CCS by Google - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 12:07

Graph of the Day: Energy storage market in one chart
RenewEconomy
In reality the current state of the industry in the U.S. is still simple enough that it can be captured in a single chart that illustrates the two major challenges the energy storage industry is currently facing: high costs and limited avenues for ...

Carbon Capture And Storage Technology Faces Uncertain Future After Feds ... - International Business Times

Today in CCS - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:28

International Business Times

Carbon Capture And Storage Technology Faces Uncertain Future After Feds ...
International Business Times
The carbon sequesterization unit at American Electric Power Company's Mountaineer Plant near New Haven, West Virginia, is seen in 2009. The utility in 2011 scrapped its plans to build a commercial-scale "carbon capture and storage" facility, marking ...
Carbon capture for coal faces fresh woes as US ends backing for pilot plantSydney Morning Herald
As the Feds pull out, dreams of “clean coal” fadeFortune
Can the coal industry lead a carbon capture makeover?RTCC
De Smog Blog (blog)
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