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Australian Labor Leader signals bipartisan support for CCS
Australian Labor Leader signals bipartisan support for CCS

24th June 2020

Australian Labor leader Anthony Albanese MP today spoke of his party's support for the Australian Government's Technology Investment Roadmap, and within it, the use of CCS to address rising emissions and tackle climate change. Speaking...

Topic(s): Australia

Inaugural meeting of the Southeast Asia CCUS Working Group
Inaugural meeting of the Southeast Asia CCUS Working Group

17th June 2020

For Southeast Asia, with its power generation fuel mix and rapidly growing natural gas production, carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) has a unique and critical role to play in reducing the rapidly increasing carbon...

Topic(s): CCS Policy, CCUS, Southeast Asia

CCS pipeline grows by 10 large-scale facilities globally
CCS pipeline grows by 10 large-scale facilities globally

8th June 2020

On June 8, the Global CCS Institute added 10 carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities to our global database co2re.co, bringing the total number of CCS facilities in various stages of development to 59 with a capture capacity...

METI (Japan), NEDO and JCCS release report detailing results and challenges of Tomakomai Project
METI (Japan), NEDO and JCCS release report detailing results and challenges of Tomakomai Project

3rd June 2020

In November 2019, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI),  New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Japan CCS Co., Ltd. (JCCS) achieved the goal of successfully injecting 300,000 tonnes in total of carbon dioxide (CO2)...

Topic(s): CCS Project, Japan

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line now fully operational
Alberta Carbon Trunk Line now fully operational

2nd June 2020

The number of large-scale CCS facilities in operation has increased to 21 with today's announcement that the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line (ACTL) system is now fully operational. The ACTL system captures industrial emissions and delivers...

Topic(s): ACTL, Canada, CCS Facilities, CCUS

U.S. Treasury releases proposed 45Q rule
U.S. Treasury releases proposed 45Q rule

30th May 2020

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has released proposed regulations for the implementation of the 45Q tax credits. A first part was released earlier this year. Read the proposed regulation. Read a Global CCS Institute...

Topic(s): 45Q

The European Commission puts forward major recovery plan
The European Commission puts forward major recovery plan

28th May 2020

The European Commission has put forward its proposal for a major recovery plan, "Next Generation EU". Among other instruments supporting the plan, the InvestEU investment program is to be upgraded, and a new Strategic Investment...

Topic(s): European Green Deal

Virtual Member Meeting in the US underscores continued CCS growth
Virtual Member Meeting in the US underscores continued CCS growth

23rd May 2020

On Wednesday, May 19th, the Global CCS Institute hosted a virtual North America Members meeting to stay connected with our membership during this time when in-person gatherings are not possible.    The convening provided all of the participants the opportunity to stay up to speed on CCS...

Topic(s): Members, US

Australian Government releases Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper
Australian Government releases Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper

21st May 2020

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Angus Taylor, today released the Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper, aiming to deliver a "strategic and system-wide view to future investments in low emissions technologies". The release of the...

Topic(s): Australia, ccs, CCS Policy, COP 26

Australian Government accepts all CCS related recommendations from King Review
Australian Government accepts all CCS related recommendations from King Review

19th May 2020

In a positive policy development for the advancement off CCS in Australia, the Federal Government has accepted 21 of 26 recommendations of the Expert Panel examining additional sources of low cost abatement, and all relating...

Topic(s): Australia, ccs, Policy

Norway’s Flagship CCS Project Northern Lights Receives Green Light by Project Partners
Norway’s Flagship CCS Project Northern Lights Receives Green Light by Project Partners

16th May 2020

Oslo, Norway – The Global CCS Institute has welcomed the positive final investment decision by the project partners for Norway's flagship carbon capture and storage (CCS) value chain project Northern Lights. Northern Lights aims to...

Australian Parliament passes Bill providing framework for offshore CCS development
Australian Parliament passes Bill providing framework for offshore CCS development

15th May 2020

The Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Cross-boundary Greenhouse Gas Titles and Other Measures) Bill 2019 was this week approved by the Australian Senate and is now awaiting royal assent. The bill amends the...

Topic(s): CarbonNet, CCS Project, Legal & Regulatory

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