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Global CCS Institute welcomes UK Government’s support for CCS

Friday, 13 October 2017

Melbourne: 13 October 2017: The Global CCS Institute welcomes UK Government’s renewed commitment to carbon capture and storage (CCS) in its Clean Growth Strategy.

In this ambitious plan, the Government has emphasised the role of CCS as an important global economic opportunity for the UK. 

Global CCS Institute CEO Brad Page has welcomed the announcement:

“The Global CCS Institute is pleased to see the UK Government’s approach to CCS. The Clean Growth Strategy acknowledges CCS as a critical technology to reduce emissions and decarbonise heavy industries. It also recognises the huge economic potential of CCS as the catalyst of a new energy economy.  We are delighted to see the commitments taken by the UK Government to develop the technology domestically and invest in innovation support. The Institute looks forward to collaborating with the UK Government in the future as they continue to build their leadership in this field.”

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About the Global CCS Institute: The Global CCS Institute is an international membership organisation. Our mission is to accelerate the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS), a vital technology to tackle climate change and provide energy security.

Working with and on behalf of our Members, we drive the adoption of CCS as quickly and cost effectively as possible by sharing expertise, building capacity and providing advice and support so that this this vital technology can play its part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Our diverse international membership consists of governments, global corporations, small companies, research bodies and nongovernment organisations, committed to CCS as an integral part of a low-carbon future. We are headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with regional offices in Washington DC, Brussels, Beijing and Tokyo. For more information, visit www.globalccsinstitute.com