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

OGA: ‘Oil and gas operators must move faster towards net zero or risk losing social licence’

The new strategy sets out priorities to support the oil and gas industry in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, developing carbon capture and storage and implementing hydrogen projects

More than three-quarters of UK public are ‘concerned about climate change’

That’s according to the latest BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker, which is now on its 33rd wave of finding out what the UK public think about a variety of energy issues

Carbon capture and storage technology gets green light in Norway

DNV GL says the post-combustion technology will capture and liquefy 400,000 metric tonnes of the carbon dioxide produced each year at a cement plant 

‘Food made out of thin air and renewable electricity can fix many of today’s problems’

That’s the suggestion from Pasi Vainikka, Co-Founder and CEO of Solar Foods who spoke to ELN about the pioneering discovery of a protein produced from CO2 using clean power

US announces $22m fund to capture carbon dioxide from the air

The grant will cover fundamental research in materials and field testing of prototypes

Budget 2020 – greener than it first appears?

The Budget on 11 March 2020 was overshadowed by the coronavirus crisis so the important energy and climate related announcements it contained have not had as much publicity as they deserve.

Plans for carbon negative district heating in Sweden

Stockholm Exergi is exploring whether a carbon capture system could be used at the Värtaverket power plant in Stockholm

Svante explores carbon capture tech for Chevron

The firm will evaluate the feasibility and design of a 10,000 tonne-per-year carbon capture unit for potential deployment in one of Chevron’s California facilities

Drax teams up with Econic to use captured carbon in plastic production

Econic Technologies has developed a catalyst that allows CO2 to replace up to 50% of the traditional fossil fuel-based materials used in polymer production