Institute updates

On 1 October, a new Research and Innovation Action, designated CHEERS, was commenced under the EC-Horizon 2020 programme's Low-Carbon Initiative. The action involves a 2nd generation chemical-looping technology tested and verified at laboratory scale (up to 150 kWth).

Future energy was the topic at the heart of the 2017 World EXPO, and our CO2degrees Education program was right there, engaging local students and energy experts alike, in a lively conversation ab

Contributed by: Dr Chris Consoli, Senior Consultant - Storage

A CarbonNet Project study shows that their storage site would not be prone to seismicity and that the selected site is suitable for the permanent storage of CO2.

The State of California is the most populous in the US, with more residents than Canada and an economy about the same size as France.

ICEF was established on the initiative of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and its annual meeting has been held in Japan since 2014.

On 4 and 5 October 2017, a new project has been kicked off in Amsterdam under the name of “ALIGN-CCUS”.

A remarkable progress for CCUS development in South China took place on 12 September 2017 when the EPC contract for China Resources Power Haifeng CO2 Capture Testing Platform was signed.

The Ministry of the Environment, Japan held the 17th Long-term Low Carbon Vision subcommittee under Global Environment committee of the Central Environment Council in Tokyo on 5 September 2017.


The 26th Clean Coal Day International Symposium was held on 5 and 6 September in Tokyo, Japan.

This week, we launched a new global campaign - internally. This might sound slightly incongruous but as we continue to communicate the pivotal role of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in meeting Paris climate change targets, we are mindful that the inside of our organisation needs to be as fired-up as the outside.