‘Industrial decarbonisation’: 20 hydrogen and CCS projects make shortlist for public funding

Twenty carbon capture and storage (CCS) and low-carbon hydrogen production projects planned in industrial heartlands across England and North Wales have made the shortlist for public funding through the government’s industrial decarbonisation scheme, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced today. Hydrogen production plants planned by BP, Equinor, and Kellas Midstream in … Read more

UK’s largest carbon capture plant opens in Cheshire

Emissions produced by a power plant in England’s North West and now being captured for reuse in the industrial manufacture of sodium bicarbonate, after Tata Chemicals announced this morning that it had opened the UK’s largest carbon capture and usage facility to date at a site in Northwich, Cheshire. The chemicals giant said the demonstration … Read more

Carbon Storage: 13 locations selected for UK’s first licensing round

The UK’s first-ever carbon storage (CS) licensing round formally kicked off yesterday, in a move that marks a major step forward for plans to capture 20 to 30 million tons of CO2 a year from a series of low carbon industrial clusters. Launched by the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), the licensing round will cover … Read more

CCUS, hydrogen and e-fuels among projects to share in £31m government funding

The government has announced £31m funding to help industry reduce its reliance on fossil fuels, cut carbon emissions and boost energy efficiency, while also supporting the development of technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS). Among several funding programs unveiled yesterday, over £5.5m is being invested in developing technologies to help shift away from … Read more

‘Game changer’: LanzaTech transforms captured carbon into plastic

Carbon capture and recycling specialist LanzaTech claims to have found a way to produce plastic using carbon dioxide captured at steel mills or gasified waste biomass plants. The company announced yesterday that it had discovered a new way to make monoethylene glycol (MEG), which is a key building block for polyethylene terephthalate, everyday or PET … Read more