The UK’s Energy Technologies Institute has launched a £3 million, two-and-a-half year long project to create a model of the entire carbon capture and storage chain to help the rollout of the technology.
The UK Government must outline plans to maintain the momentum the rollout of carbon capture and storage, according to a strategy document published last week by the Carbon Capture and Storage Association.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced investments of $41 million in 16 post-combustion carbon capture projects.
The Government of Alberta, Canada, has announced funding of over CAD$1 billion for two carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. The projects, led by Swan Hills Synfuels and Shell, will receive grants as part of the province’s overall $2 billion CCS funding program.
The UK Government appears to be taking a cautious approach to shale gas in its response to the House of Commons’ Energy and Climate Change Committee report.
The UK’s Energy Technologies Institute announced a £23.5 million boost for next-generation carbon capture technologies.
Energy generator American Electric Power has announced that it is putting its carbon capture and storage project on hold because of the “uncertain status of US climate policy”.
Energy and Climate Secretary Chris Huhne have been largely welcomed by stakeholders, while calling for greater clarity.
The UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne yesterday afternoon outlined the Government’s plans for its long-awaited overhaul of the electricity market.