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Carbon Capture

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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

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

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