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Europe needs CCS demonstration project now

The European Commission may have failed to make a decision on funding of carbon capture and storage but a demonstration project is needed now, says EURELECTRIC.

UK government’s long-awaited Energy Bill laid before Parliament

UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey put the details of government’s long awaited Energy Bill before Parliament today, which promises to revolutionise the country’s energy market.

CCS could cut cost of UK’s carbon targets by 1% of GDP, says report

If the public and private sector can overcome the financing challenges of rolling out carbon capture and storage (CCS), the prize could be huge, according to a new report.

Carbon capture and storage can compete on costs, says report

Carbon capture and storage combined with fossil fuel power generation could be cost-competitive with other low-carbon energy sources in the 2020s, according to a report out today.

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Government makes £20 million CCS award to keep UK at forefront

Government makes £20 million CCS award to keep UK at forefront

The UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced the award of £20 million to 13 projects aiming to cut the costs of carbon capture and storage.

Developers urge EC to delay decision on CCS funding

Developers urge EC to delay decision on CCS funding

Businesses including Alstom, BOC, Drax, E.ON, Linde, National Grid and Progressive Energy are calling on the European Commission to delay a decision on carbon capture and storage funding.

Uncertainty over EU funding for UK carbon capture projects

Uncertainty over EU funding for UK carbon capture projects

There is more uncertainty afoot for the UK’s carbon capture sector following media reports that they may be out of the running for European Union funding.

UK needs £330 billion investment in infrastructure, warns report

UK needs £330 billion investment in infrastructure, warns report

The UK needs an investment of up to £330 billion by 2030 to secure supply and reach its carbon emissions reduction targets, according to a report from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Renewable, nuclear and CCS industries unite to call for UK decarbonisation target

Renewable, nuclear and CCS industries unite to call for UK decarbonisation target

The renewables, nuclear and carbon capture and storage industries have joined forces to call on the UK government to instigate a binding 2030 decarbonisation target for the power sector.

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2Co Energy drops Don Valley CCS project after failing to secure support

2Co Energy drops Don Valley CCS project after failing to secure support

2Co Energy has announced that it will not be taking forward plans for its 650 MW Don Valley carbon capture and storage development in Doncaster after failing to secure UK government backing.