Carbon dioxide emissions
Norway proposes to invest £54m in CCS projects in 2020

Part of the budget would support the development of a full-scale CO2 capture, transport and storage project and provide funds for operation of the Technology Centre at Mongstad

New partnership targets industrial-scale carbon capture projects

Svante and Cross River Infrastructure have joined forces to develop projects at ‘half the capital cost’ of existing solutions

Carbon dioxide emissions
ExxonMobil expands carbon capture tech agreement

It has signed a two-year deal with FuelCell Energy worth $60 million to further develop the technology

Emissions
Could US carbon capture project promise negative-emission fuels?

A new project in Mississippi suggests the answer is yes – it will convert waste woody biomass into diesel and aviation fuel while capturing any emissions released during the process

US invests $110m in carbon capture, utilisation and storage

CCUS is an alternative option to help reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuel power plants and other industrial energy sources

Emissions
ExxonMobil partners up for new carbon capture tech

The latter company has progressed research on a process that uses porous solids, known as metal-organics frameworks, to separate carbon from air or flue gas

Government consults on re-use of oil and gas assets for CCUS projects

It is also proposing a new business model for CCUS projects that would allow developers to charge customers in advance through their existing bills

New £21m energy research centre to support low carbon transition

It will develop next generation carbon capture technologies that are ‘affordable and sustainable’

New build nuclear power is ‘vital part of UK decarbonisation’

The Confederation of British Industry has written a letter to the government setting out how best to secure a long-term approach to cutting emissions

UK ‘must use bioenergy with carbon capture and storage to go net-zero’

The Renewable Energy Association has called on policymakers to ensure these technologies fulfil their potential as valuable tools to decarbonise the economy