Institute updates

On 12 August 2016, the Australian Government announced AUD$23.7 million of funding for seven projects under its CCS Research Development and Demonstration Fund. This funding was allocated on a competitive basis and is matched at least dollar-for-dollar by grant recipients.

The Leadership Roundtable for the development of Low Emissions Technologies for Fossil Fuels (LETFF) was established in October 2014.

Richland Community College hosted the 3rd Annual K-12 Teachers Clean Energy Workshop on 28 2016 at the National Sequestration Education Center (NSEC) in Decatur, Illinois. 

A diverse group of 10 Senators, including the Republican Majority Leader and the Democratic nominee for Vice President, are backing new legislation that would significantly expand the US tax credit for carbon capture activities, known as 45Q. 

On 15 July, Southern Company announced that subsidiary Mississippi Power had started producing syngas using lignite at the Kemper County Energy Facility.

The Rotterdam Capture and Storage Demonstration Project (ROAD) has joined the Global CCS Institute. The project is being developed by Maasvlakte CCS Project C.V., a joint venture of Uniper and ENGIE Energie Nederland.

As the 2016 Republican Convention in Cleveland adjourned and the Democratic Convention prepared to get underway in Philadelphia recently, a record-setting heatwave settled over much of the country.

July 2016 marked the launch of the H21 Leeds City Gate Project report – a comprehensive techno-economic feasibility study examining the conv

The goal of a hydrogen society has spurred technical innovation in Japan. At the direction of the Japanese government, companies, research organisations and government departments have mobilised towards the ambitious goal of producing hydrogen for the nation.

On 8 June, Alex Zapantis, the Institute’s General Manager – Asia Pacific, presented at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Clean Energy Forum (CEF) in Manila, Philippines, via video link.