Institute updates

In a major boost for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the United Kingdom (UK), Shell has been granted planning permission for all onshore elements of its 1 million tonne per year Peterhead CCS facility.

This week the CLIMIT board has approved funding to a new joint project called CO2StCap “Cutting the Cost of CO2 Capture in Process Industry”.

The United Kingdom (UK) Government has released 45 detailed reports detailing emerging learning and experiences from the UK's two flagship CCS projects, the Peterhead and White Rose CCS Projects.

'Energy Rocks'
Student collage from the 'Energy Rocks' workshop. Image: Global CCS Institute.

The Global CCS Institute is attending the Bonn Climate Change conference taking place from June 1-11 with our observations to be reported back to Members.

Aquistore, the world’s first commercial post-combustion carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, transportation, utilisation and storage project from a coal-fired power station, officially opened 29 May in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Energy Ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialised countries met in Hamburg, Germany on 11 and 12 May 2015 to discuss progress since their last meeting.