Institute updates

State environmental directors, economic and legal experts, and business leaders met in Washington, DC at a Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Carbon Pricing and Clean Power Solutions Forum to discuss market-based approaches to the implementation of the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan.

This April, Aquistore, Canada’s first deep saline carbon dioxide (CO2) project, began injecting CO2 3.4 kilometres underground into the Deadwood and Winnipeg formations.

On 20-21 April 2015, the Global CCS Institute and the International Energy Agency (IEA) co-hosted an expert group workshop in Paris to consider the issue of long-term liability. The workshop focused upon three core objectives:

The importance of CCS Clusters to meeting Europe’s climate and economic goals

The Estonian capital Tallinn played host to an impressive collection of carbon capture and storage (CCS) experts from the countries surrounding the Baltic Sea in April for the Baltic Carbon Forum 2015.

A feasibility study has recently been completed for what might be Indonesia’s first pilot-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. Known as the Gundih Project and located in Central Java, the pilot project can also be scaled up in the future.