UK must act now to deliver low cost carbon capture technology, says taskforce

It is urgently calling for a policy framework and criteria early next year

National Grid: UK action on heat essential to meet carbon reduction targets

It has launched its latest Future Energy Scenarios report, reflecting the possible supply and demand in the future

UK MPs launch inquiry into carbon capture and storage

They will examine the government’s commitment to deploying the technology and whether it has a ‘Plan B’ to meet climate targets should the desired cost reductions not materialise

IEA: Only four out of 38 clean technologies on track to meet sustainability goals

Most technologies will not meet the climate, energy access and air pollution targets under its Sustainable Development Scenario

UK grants £900k for carbon capture testing facility

A carbon capture project has been awarded a research and development grant worth almost £900,000. A consortium led by Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL) will use the funding to build a large-scale testing facility at the University of Sheffield. It will help progress research into lowering the cost of the technology, with the ultimate aim […]

Energy Minister reaffirms clean growth commitment in Tees Valley

Energy Minister Claire Perry reaffirmed the government’s commitment to clean growth during her visit to Tees Valley yesterday. She said the region has the potential to exploit opportunities from future growth industries such as carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS), district heating and hydrogen. Ms Perry added the government’s commitment to regeneration and clean energy […]

New EU project targets large-scale CCS

A new European project aimed at reducing and reusing CO2 in industrial processes has been launched. Researchers from across Europe have joined forces to address large-scale carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) in specific industrial regions. The ‘Accelerating low carbon industrial growth through CCUS’ (ALIGN-CCUS) project aims to enable large scale and cost-effective implementation of […]

Chinese carbon capture plant enters construction

A large scale carbon capture, storage and utilisation (CCUS) facility has entered construction in China. Yanchang Petroleum’s project will reportedly be the first large facility of its kind on the continent. Located near Xi’an in the Shaanxi Province, the facility is expected to capture more than 400,000 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide each year from two […]