The costs of CO2 capture: post-demonstration CCS in the EU

15th July 2011

Topic(s): Economics, Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS), CO2 capture

The companies, scientists, academics and environmental NGOs that together make up the Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) have undertaken a ground-breaking study into the costs of CO2 capture based on new data provided exclusively by ZEP member organisations on existing pilot and planned demonstration projects. This report describe costs associated with the capture process and the conditioning and compression/liquefaction of the captured CO2 required for transport. The technologies studied are first-generation capture technologies, namely post-combustion CO2 capture, IGCC with pre-combustion capture and oxy-fuel for hard coal, lignite and natural gas.


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The costs of CO2 capture: post-demonstration CCS in the EU


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