The US Department of Energy (DOE) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) have launched a new 1MWth facility which aims to test an advanced process to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired power plants.
A project which aims to capture 60,000 tonnes of carbon emissions from a coal-fired power station has been launched in India.
The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that a DOE-funded project on second-generation carbon dioxide (CO2) solvent technology will begin testing at the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) in western Norway. The DOE and the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy have a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering fossil energy-related research to leverage each countries’ investments in carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS).
LONDON, 16 September, 2016 – A technology that could in theory catch 90% of carbon dioxide from coal-fired power stations has been patented by US government scientists.
Employing an enzyme-based membrane fabric 10 times thinner than a soap bubble, it could separate carbon dioxide from nitrogen or oxygen and speed up its dissolution in water by a factor of 10 million.
CALGARY – Shell Canada says the first carbon capture project in the oilsands has successfully stored one million tonnes of carbon dioxide deep underground after a year of operation.
For years, scientists and others concerned about climate change have been talking about the need for carbon capture and sequestration.