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£60m Funding for CCS Inovation

In the Chancellor’s Budget today, he announced a further £60m of additional funding for CCS innovation.  We will look to invest this in existing projects in our £125m programme (which...

Government announces FEED study funding for the Peterhead CCS Project

  24 February - Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Edward Davey has announced the signing of a contract with Shell to take their gas CCS project into the next stage of...

Technology Centre Mongstad to establish CCS benchmark

  24 February - The Technology Centre Mongstad will today announce that it has started the world's first large scale tests to use the amine solvent Monoethanolamine (MEA) to capture...

Boundary Dam - Unit 3 won't be finished by April 1

  27 February - SaskPower has confirmed that the rebuild of Unit 3 at the Boundary Dam Power Station won't be finished before the initial target date of April 1. The Unit 3 rebuild is...

University of Aberdeen scientists join UK’s largest carbon capture and storage research partnership

  27 February – Carbon capture and storage (CCS) researchers from the University of Aberdeen have joined Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS), the UK’s largest grouping of...

Secretary of State announces award of FEED contract and funding to the Peterhead CCS Project

Today, the Secretary of State signed awarded funding to Shell UK Ltd to take forward Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) work for the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project. This...

Costain claims carbon capture 'breakthrough'

10 February - Costain has developed an innovative way of separating carbon dioxide from natural gas which it says is cheaper than other methods. Using in-house process design capability,...

Refrigeration Technology Could Kick-Start Carbon Dioxide Storage

19 February - When CO2-rich gases are compressed and refrigerated, the carbon dioxide turns into a liquid—like steam on a cold bathroom mirror—and can be drawn off. Calculations performed by...

Cabinet boost for carbon capture scheme

17 February – Energy Secretary Ed Davey is believed to be poised to travel to Peterhead to sign off the next stage of the town’s ambitious carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. To read the...

Still time to research CCS

07 February – The UKCCSRC’s second open call for research proposals was launched on the 1st of February. Up to £2m will be made available to support the delivery of CCS research by UK...

Report Launch - Global Status of CCS : February 2014

18 February - GCCSI is pleased to launch their latest report, The Global Status of CCS: February 2014. The report provides an overview of the latest information and analysis about the status of...

Advanced EOR 2014

Advanced EOR 2014 25-26 June, Aberdeen - Hosted by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, this event covers all aspects of enhanced oil recovery, including the potential for the UK’s CCS...

DoE formalises $1 billion CCS grant

03 February - The US DoE has announced that FutureGen 2.0, the government-backed but long-stalled carbon capture and storage (CCS) project proposed for Meredosia, Illinois, is to receive about...

The sense and sensibility of carbon capture

31 January - Former prime minister of Norway Jens Stoltenberg has been summoned by Parliament to explain why he chose to spend billions of kroner on building a test centre for carbon capture at...

Proceedings from the 2013 CCS Costs Workshop

04 February - The International Energy Agency hosted the fourth meeting of the Expert Group on CCS costs on 6-7 November 2013 in Paris. A number of presentations are available, and the...

Report Launch: The Economic Benefits of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in the UK

04 February – The CCSA and the TUC officially launched the above report in Committee Room 10 at the House of Commons today. A copy of the short Report can be accessed from: 

Fresh delays blow to clean-energy project

  05 February - Plans to build a world-leading clean-energy project in the north-east have been dealt a major blow by fresh delays to a £1billion support package from Westminster. A...

Three months to back clean coal plant in hunt for £250m grant

  05 February – Yorkshire’s proposed “clean coal” power station has three months to secure formal Government backing or faces missing out on a £250m grant from Brussels. Officials at...

The APGTF has published a new technology strategy for carbon capture and storage (CCS)

  Cleaner Fossil Power Generation in the 21st Century – Moving Forward     To view/download go to:  APGTF Strategy...

CCSA/TUC Press Release to Launch Joint Report on CCS

  3 February - The CCSA and the TUC have launched a new report on "The Economic Benefits of CCS in the UK". The report sets out new modelling which shows that an ambitious roll-out of...
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