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China CCS deployment expands
China CCS deployment expands

15th May 2015

In this Insight, the Global CCS Institute's Dr Tony Zhang, Senior Adviser for Carbon Capture reports on progress in carbon capture and storage (CCS) in China. Tony attended the recent ADB-China Datang Corporation CCS Workshop...

Topic(s): Capacity development, Carbon capture, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

Global storage readiness assessment
Global storage readiness assessment

15th May 2015

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) deployment must be rapidly accelerated if the world is to meet its intended goal of limiting temperature increases to two degrees celsius. For accelerated CCS deployment suitable storage sites must...

Topic(s): Capacity development, CO2 storage, Engineering and project delivery, law and regulation, Policy

The Shell Peterhead CCS Project – an update
The Shell Peterhead CCS Project – an update

15th May 2015

Shell, with strategic support from SSE, are looking to develop the world’s first full-scale gas carbon capture and storage (CCS) project – the Peterhead CCS Project. The proposed project would see 10 to 15 million...

Topic(s): CO2 capture, CO2 storage, CO2 transport, Engineering and project delivery, Public engagement

Advances in CCS monitoring featured in new video online
Advances in CCS monitoring featured in new video online

15th May 2015

This insight, co-written by John Hamling, Senior Research Manager of the Energy and Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota, and Neil Wildgust, the Global CCS Institute’s Principal Manager – Storage, outlines how...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

Aquistore to provide valuable CO2 storage research
Aquistore to provide valuable CO2 storage research

15th May 2015

Aquistore, Canada’s first deep saline aquifer storage site, is an example of Canada’s continued leadership in CCS technology development. This insight by the Institute’s Neil Wildgust, Principal Manager – Storage, outlines the role of Aquistore...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

Which low carbon technology is now a reality?
Which low carbon technology is now a reality?

15th March 2015

With fossil fuels expected to supply over 70% of the world's energy needs by 2040, we face some urgent questions: where should efforts be focused in reducing greenhouse gas emissions? Which technologies hold the most...

Topic(s): Capacity development, Carbon capture, Economics, Engineering and project delivery, law and regulation, Policy, Public engagement, use and storage (CCUS)

Pumping CO2 underground can help fight climate change. Why is it stuck in second gear?
Pumping CO2 underground can help fight climate change. Why is it stuck in second gear?

15th March 2015

This article by Howard Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at MIT was published in The Conversation US on March 12 2015. It is republished here with permission. The first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage operation at a...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

Adding CCS to the energy mix in the UAE
Adding CCS to the energy mix in the UAE

15th March 2015

The UAE Ministry of Energy supports the development and deployment of CCUS technology and projects that can transform the energy sector while effectively supporting global efforts to combat climate change. The following Insight by His...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

Reduction of freshwater usage of a coal-fired power plant with CCS by applying a high level of integration of all water streams
Reduction of freshwater usage of a coal-fired power plant with CCS by applying a high level of integration of all water streams

15th January 2015

           The integration of the recently built 1070 MWe coal-fired unit in Rotterdam (Netherlands) with the proposed new 250 MWe demonstration carbon capture unit of the Rotterdam Opslag en Afvang Demonstratieproject (ROAD) would...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

How does carbon capture affect water consumption?
How does carbon capture affect water consumption?

15th January 2015

Implementing carbon capture in an existing power station or industrial process will have some effect on its water consumption. In fact a carbon dioxide (CO2) capture system in general requires additional water for cooling and...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

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