Edinburgh Uni granted £1.12m for hydrogen storage research

The HyStorPor study aims to increase the understanding of the hydrogen storage system, from the physical and chemical processes to social acceptability

2050 carbon target
Gas, renewables and CCS ‘must drive decarbonisation by 2050’

DNV GL believes gas and renewables will be the only energy sources for which demand will be higher in 2050 than it is today

Cement giant hardens its stance on CCS development

HeidelbergCement has signed a memorandum of understanding with Equinor to accelerate the development of carbon capture and storage technologies

UK passes law for net zero emissions by 2050

It has become the first major economy in the world to do so

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

Could carbon dioxide feed the fish? Drax says yes

The energy giant has teamed up with a biotech start-up to explore whether captured carbon dioxide emissions can be used to make edible proteins

ArcelorMittal aims for carbon neutral steelmaking in Europe by 2050

The steel industry accounts for around 7% of global emissions

Carbon dioxide emissions
ExxonMobil pledges $100m for emissions reduction research

It is partnering with the US Department of Energy to develop technologies related to energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reductions

Chimney emissions
UK Government’s CCUS targets ‘vague and unambitious’

The BEIS Committee has said more must be done to implement carbon capture technologies, which it suggests are vital to tackle climate change

Renewable energy to power oil and gas rigs?

The Oil and Gas Authority has started ‘significant work’ on how it can support the low carbon energy transition