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UK commits £4.2m for carbon capture research - Climate Action Programme

Today in CCS - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 09:43

Climate Action Programme

UK commits £4.2m for carbon capture research
Climate Action Programme
The UK government has committed to providing £4.2 million for research for a carbon capture and storage power plant located in Grangemouth, Scotland. Carbon capture and storage involves securing greenhouse gas emissions at power plants and burying ...
UK and Scottish governments commit £4.2m for carbon capture researchBlue & Green Tomorrow
Over £4m pledged to CCS researchgasworld
Grangemouth CCS project gets state fundingtce today
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy -H&V News
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UK and Scottish governments commit £4.2m for carbon capture research - Blue & Green Tomorrow

Today in CCS - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 03:17

Blue & Green Tomorrow

UK and Scottish governments commit £4.2m for carbon capture research
Blue & Green Tomorrow
The UK and Scottish governments have jointly committed to providing £4.2 million for industrial and feasibility research for a carbon capture storage coal-gasification power plant located in Grangemouth, Scotland. Carbon capture and storage involves ...
UK commits £4.2m for carbon capture researchClimate Action Programme
MSPs to hold inquiry into Scotland's energy supplyH&V News
Major Grangemouth CCS project secures £4.2mEnergy Live News - Energy Made Easy
gasworld
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carbon capture application submitted - BBC News

Today in CCS - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 02:17

BBC News

carbon capture application submitted
BBC News
A planning application for a carbon capture and storage plant at Peterhead power station has been officially lodged with Aberdeenshire Council. Shell and energy firm SSE are in the running for UK government funding to develop a commercial scheme at the ...

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A better way to capture carbon - Cosmos

Today in CCS - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 00:04

A better way to capture carbon
Cosmos
Power plants burning fossil fuels emit more than 13 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year – stoking global warming. Last year, the world's first industrial-scale carbon capture and storage power plant opened in Canada. At ...

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Wind power boosters blowing smoke - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Today in CCS - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 01:35

Wind power boosters blowing smoke
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Another day, another report from an alternative energy-public policy group slamming the $1.47-billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at SaskPower's Boundary Dam power station at Estevan. This time, the study comes from Saskatchewan ...

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Johnstone: Wind power proponents blowing smoke - Regina Leader-Post

Today in CCS - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 19:48

Regina Leader-Post

Johnstone: Wind power proponents blowing smoke
Regina Leader-Post
REGINA — Another day, another report from an alternative energy-public policy group slamming the $1.47-billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at SaskPower's Boundary Dam power station at Estevan. This time, the study comes from ...

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Report slams Boundary Dam carbon capture project - Regina Leader-Post

Today in CCS - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 06:26

Regina Leader-Post

Report slams Boundary Dam carbon capture project
Regina Leader-Post
The Boundary Dam CCS project in Estevan, which opened in October 2014, is the world's first commercialscale carbon capture and storage process on a coalfired power plant. The facility captures about 90 per cent of the CO2 it produces. The CO2 is used ...

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Carbon capture and storage: Can the UK hit climate goals without killing off ... - Carbon Brief (blog)

Today in CCS - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 03:16

BBC News

Carbon capture and storage: Can the UK hit climate goals without killing off ...
Carbon Brief (blog)
The UK should develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) clusters incorporating industrial sites as well as power plants, says the thinktank Green Alliance. This would increase the amount of carbon captured nine-fold while cutting costs per tonne by two ...
Funding for new carbon capture power station researchBBC News
U.K., Scotland Funding Carbon-Capture, Coal-GasificationBloomberg
Project to research new coal power station in Grangemouth announcedstv.tv
Business Green -Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra
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Report slams Boundary Dam CCS project - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Today in CCS - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 01:29

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Report slams Boundary Dam CCS project
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
The Boundary Dam CCS project in Estevan, which opened in October 2014, is the world's first commercialscale carbon capture and storage process on a coalfired power plant. The facility captures about 90 per cent of the CO2 it produces. The CO2 is used ...

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Carbon capture battle stirs hopes, dreams and grim realities - The Guardian

Today in CCS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:06

The Guardian

Carbon capture battle stirs hopes, dreams and grim realities
The Guardian
Missed deadlines, squandered opportunities, spiralling costs and green protests have plagued the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology since Statoil proposed the concept more than two decades ago. But in the face of desperate ...
Government should support carbon capture and storage for energy intensive ...Your Renewable News (press release)

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Carbon capture technology essential: BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie - Sydney Morning Herald

Today in CCS - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 08:58

Sydney Morning Herald

Carbon capture technology essential: BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie
Sydney Morning Herald
BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie says if carbon capture and storage can be made economic, it could be as big as the mammoth global oil and gas sector. He has called for more investment in the fledgling technology. The BHP boss said in ...
BHP boss says carbon capture could be a goldmineThe Times (subscription)
CEO says BHP's geological expertise gives the company edge to trap carbonCourier Mail
BHP chief: stop saying gas is cleanerFinancial Times
The Australian -Bidness ETC
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Carbon capture technology essential: BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie - The Age

Today in CCS - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 06:31

The Times (subscription)

Carbon capture technology essential: BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie
The Age
BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie says if carbon capture and storage can be made economic, it could be as big as the mammoth global oil and gas sector. He has called for more investment in the fledgling technology. The BHP boss said in ...
BHP boss says carbon capture could be a goldmineThe Times (subscription)
CEO says BHP's geological expertise gives the company edge to trap carbonCourier Mail
BHP chief: stop saying gas is cleanerFinancial Times
The Australian -Bidness ETC
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Chinese researchers develop low-cost method of carbon capture - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Today in CCS - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 17:48

South China Morning Post (subscription)

Chinese researchers develop low-cost method of carbon capture
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Chinese scientists have developed a material that provides a low-cost, highly-efficient method of carbon capture that could be used in the battle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The material works like a filter and absorbs up to 75 per cent of the ...

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BHP boss says carbon capture could be a goldmine - The Times (subscription)

Today in CCS - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:46

The Times (subscription)

BHP boss says carbon capture could be a goldmine
The Times (subscription)
Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive of BHP Billiton, said Britain was at the vanguard of moves to prevent carbon dioxide being emitted to the atmosphere by trapping it. The oil and gas industry has had high hopes for carbon capture and storage, but it ...

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Canadian clean coal plant seeks to capture and store carbon dioxide - CCTV-America

Today in CCS - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 17:58

CCTV-America

Canadian clean coal plant seeks to capture and store carbon dioxide
CCTV-America
Efforts are underway to make it cleaner so that China, the U.S. and other countries can dramatically cut carbon emissions. Ground-breaking technology using carbon capture and storage was recently unveiled in Canada. CCTV's Kristiaan Yeo filed this ...

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LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTS - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Today in CCS - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 16:09

LONDON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTS
Virtual Press Office (press release)
This report focuses on projects for the deployment of carbon capture, storage and utilization (CCUS) technologies and the short- or long-term sequestration of anthropogenic emissions that would otherwise be emitted from large point sources such as ...

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Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Technologies - PR Newswire (press release)

Today in CCS - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 15:50

Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Technologies
PR Newswire (press release)
This report focuses on projects for the deployment of carbon capture, storage and utilization (CCUS) technologies and the short- or long-term sequestration of anthropogenic emissions that would otherwise be emitted from large point sources such as ...

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A better way of scrubbing CO2 - Nanowerk

Today in CCS - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:01

Nanowerk

A better way of scrubbing CO2
Nanowerk
Current carbon capture and storage technologies are based on aqueous amine scrubbers that impose a substantial energy penalty for their use. If widely implemented, these scrubbers would consume about one-third of the energy generated by a power plant ...

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Energy Technologies Institute lays out £50bn 15-year carbon capture plan - New Civil Engineer

Today in CCS - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 04:54

Energy Technologies Institute lays out £50bn 15-year carbon capture plan
New Civil Engineer
The UK should build 10GW of carbon capture and storage by 2030, The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has said. An ETI report published this week claimed that building the infrastructure needed to capture 50m tonnes of C02 from industry and power ...

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ETI endorses carbon capture and storage roll-out without delay - Commodities Now

Today in CCS - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 02:54

Business Green

ETI endorses carbon capture and storage roll-out without delay
Commodities Now
The Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) welcomes the findings of the latest report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The report finds that the UK has the capacity to build a cost competitive carbon capture and storage (CCS) sector ...
UK carbon capture industry 'feasible and affordable', study findsBusiness Green
Energy Technologies Institute lays out £30bn 15-year carbon capture planNew Civil Engineer
UK plans first new coal power station since 1974 - and it burns forests too!The Ecologist
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy -PoliticsHome.com
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