Norway submits plan for £2bn carbon capture and storage project

The government proposes to initially implement the carbon capture technology at Norcem’s cement factory in Brevik

CCS projects in the US win $11.5m in funding

Project teams are developing CCS processes that better enable technologies, such as natural gas power generators, to be responsive to grid conditions where renewable energy integration is high

Drax and MHI announce new biomass CCS pilot

Implementing bioenergy with carbon capture and storage at Drax could deliver 16 million tonnes of negative emissions every year

Consortium of energy giants to build ‘world’s first carbon capture and storage network’

The first phase of the project will see the capture of 1.5 million tonnes of CO2 per year and its permanent storage 2,500 metres below the seabed in the North Sea

Oil and gas sector ‘must take action to advance CCS technologies’

That’s the verdict from Oil & Gas UK, which has published a new report stressing CCS is critical to the UK’s plans to reach a net zero economy by 2050

US announces $43m for carbon capture and storage technology

The programme seeks to develop technologies that address difficulties in decarbonisation of electricity systems, focusing specifically on complications in CCS design, operations and commercialisation potential

UK Government awards £26m for carbon capture, utilisation and storage

The finance will be shared among nine projects, including the nation’s largest emissions-capturing facility to date

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Scientists work out way to get geological CCS rockin’

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh say interrupting the flow of gas into underground rock storage can improve efficiency

UK’s first CCUS project could be up and running by mid-2020s

The government’s overarching ambition is to eventually roll out the technology at scale in the 2030s, ‘subject to reduced costs’

EU failing on commercial CCS deployment, say auditors

They found EU support for demonstration projects has ‘achieved little in terms of projects delivered and results achieved’