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U.S. Budget seeks more funds for CCS

Projects / Policy, Feb  19  2012 (Carbon Capture Journal) – $275.9 million for CCS research has been requested in President Obama’s FY 2013 budget announcement. While the U.S. demonstration programme continues to be funded through the Recovery Act, more funds are needed for research and development. The program announced supports research to significantly reduce coal … Continue reading

Barriers for CO2 sequestration

Published : Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 By : Bloomberg The cloud of carbon dioxide that burst out of Lake Nyos in Cameroon and asphyxiated 1,700 people haunts the plans of oil and power companies to bury their greenhouse gases underground. “It was shocking,” said Minoru Kusakabe, a Japanese geochemist who makes regular trips to the … Continue reading

Cheap polymer promises to revolutionise carbon capture and storage

BusinessGreen staff 10 Jan 2012 Scientists in the US claim to have found a cheaper and easier way to remove carbon dioxide from industrial smokestacks, cars and domestic heaters, which account for around half of total manmade CO2 emissions. A paper published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society last week claims to show … Continue reading

How do you store CO2?

This video by the European Zero Emission Platform briefly explains how industry will store carbon dioxide that has been captured via post-combustion, oxy-combustion or pre-combustion technologies.

Carbon Capture Journal’s Summary of 2011 Activity

For more information please visit: Carbon Capture Journal review of 2011 Feature Articles, Dec  30  2011 (Carbon Capture Journal) – The year followed a similar pattern to 2010, with positive announcements of funding agreed or construction beginning at some major projects tempered by news of project cancellations elsewhere, and ended on a tentative high point with CCS … Continue reading

Toshiba achieves 2.6 GJ/tonne CO2 for Post Combustion

Great news from the Toshiba plant. One of the most important variables of Post Combustion technologies is the Regeneration Energy necessary to scrub the amine and extract the CO2 that it contains. This number is one of the key factors in evaluating plant capital and operational costs. It is important to remember that, according to … Continue reading

Air Liquid’s new Carbon Capture Plant Results.

Check out the new results of the Oxycombustion process at spanish CIUDEN project. Read more at: http://carboncapturejournal.com/displaynews.php?NewsID=875&PHPSESSID=7eum8tibm1bmcvs4r9q0pp4cu2