Tag: CCUS

CCUS needed to fight climate change

CCUS needed to fight climate change

An article in Scientific American has underlined the importance of heavy investment in carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) in reducing emissions, alongside the use of renewables. The publication, that has featured contributions from the likes of Albert Einstein, noted that new improvements mean that the technology has become cheaper […]

IEA: Great incentives for CCUS investment needed

IEA: Great incentives for CCUS investment needed

In a new report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has called for greater global incentives for investment into carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) to help the world meet is climate change goals. The agency found that commercial incentives for CCUS could significantly reduce global emissions in the near future. […]

Global coal fleet continues to expand

Global coal fleet continues to expand

In its latest report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has highlighted the continued expansion of the global coal fleet in 2017, which largely came as a result of high demand in Asian markets. Governments in the Asian market, such as that of India, have outlined their commitment to the expansion […]

Perry to promote the use of CCUS on India trip

Perry to promote the use of CCUS on India trip

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry will promote the use of clean coal technology during discussions with his Indian counterparts, when he travels to the subcontinent at the end of the week. Perry said: “The technology we are seeing brought forward on clean coal, carbon capture, is starting to take off […]

Scots make a breakthrough in CCS

Scots make a breakthrough in CCS

Scientists from Edinburgh University have formed a partnership with Chinese scientists to develop large scale carbon capture technologies that store emissions in rocks underneath Quangdong in China. The team have studied the geology of the rocks below the Pearl River Mouth basin, China’s third longest river that empties into the […]

New legislation will cause a surge in CCS

New legislation will cause a surge in CCS

Congress has recently passed legislation that will encourage a “surge” in carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), with projects expected to rise by 65%, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report. The IEA has conducted one of the first in depth reports into a bipartisan deal that resulted […]

Trump signs landmark CCUS legislation

Trump signs landmark CCUS legislation

Last week US President Trump signed a piece of landmark legislation that will encourage the development of the next generation of clean carbon technologies to help fight climate change. The bill passed includes the 45Q tax credits for carbon capture, which could significantly improve the country’s reduction of greenhouse gases, […]

Canada and China to work together of CCUS

Canada and China to work together of CCUS

Two Chinese companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International CCS Knowledge Centre, based in Canada to work together to cut industrial greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. According to a press release by the company based in Regina, it has signed the MOU with Sinopec and China Huaneng […]