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The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities Grants First Full-Scale CO2 Storage Permits
The Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities Grants First Full-Scale CO2 Storage Permits

6th February 2023

The Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities has granted the first three exclusive licenses for exploration of full-scale CO2 storage in the Danish North Sea. The licenses are the first of its kind and...

European Commission Presents a Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net-Zero Age
European Commission Presents a Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net-Zero Age

2nd February 2023

The European Commission has released its Green Industrial Plan in an effort to further support climate neutrality targets, and heighten Europe’s growing net-zero industrial sector. Initiatives highlighted in the plan will be aligned with ongoing...

European Commission approves Danish scheme to support the roll-out of CCS in the country
European Commission approves Danish scheme to support the roll-out of CCS in the country

13th January 2023

The European Commission has approved €1.1 billion to go towards a Danish scheme which will contribute to the roll-out of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies within the country. This measure confirms the crucial role...

Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units Released
Review of Australian Carbon Credit Units Released

10th January 2023

An independent expert panel reviewing Australia’s carbon crediting mechanism has found the scheme to be “…essentially sound” but has made recommendations on governance, transparency, and facilitating positive project outcomes and community co-benefit. Under the Emissions...

The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

27th August 2022

Last week, on August 16, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), which includes an historic investment of $369 billion in climate and energy funding, as well as important enhancements...

Topic(s): 45Q, CCS Policy, United States

EU Innovation Fund to Invest in Seven CCS and CCU Projects
EU Innovation Fund to Invest in Seven CCS and CCU Projects

14th July 2022

The European Commission has announced that it will invest €1.8 billion towards seventeen large scale innovative clean tech projects, including carbon capture and storage efforts. The investment is part of the EU Innovation Fund, which...

IEA Releases its Africa Energy Outlook 2022 Report
IEA Releases its Africa Energy Outlook 2022 Report

22nd June 2022

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its Africa Energy Outlook 2022 – a report assessing the continent’s current and future energy make up, highlighting Africa’s sustainable energy transition. As demand for low-carbon resources rise...

U.S. Announces New Measures to Strengthen CO2 Pipeline Safety
U.S. Announces New Measures to Strengthen CO2 Pipeline Safety

28th May 2022

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced new measures to strengthen its safety oversight of CO2 pipelines around the United States. Presently in the U.S. the CO2 pipeline...

Australian Government Announces CCS Funding in Federal Budget
Australian Government Announces CCS Funding in Federal Budget

29th March 2022

Australian Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, has handed down a 2022-23 budget with a strong focus on the cost of living and regional development. The energy and emissions reduction portfolio will see new investment, including across carbon...

IPCC’s Working Group II Releases New Climate Report
IPCC’s Working Group II Releases New Climate Report

1st March 2022

The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest report on climate change mitigation, titled ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.’ Authored by IPCC Working Group II, the report notes that climate...

White House Announces New Actions to Advance Clean Manufacturing, Including Updated Guidance on the Deployment of CCUS
White House Announces New Actions to Advance Clean Manufacturing, Including Updated Guidance on the Deployment of CCUS

16th February 2022

Today, the White House announced new actions to decarbonize and strengthen the US manufacturing sector, including: cross-agency efforts to promote the purchase of low-carbon materials, a $9 billion clean hydrogen initiative, and a commitment to...

Hydrogen Tanker Arrives in Victoria, Australia to Test Export to Japan
Hydrogen Tanker Arrives in Victoria, Australia to Test Export to Japan

21st January 2022

The arrival of the Suiso Frontier, the world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier, in Victoria, Australia today, has marked the success of the Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) Pilot Project. The shipment will leave Victoria and...

Topic(s): hydrogen

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