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

UK CCUS start-up Carbon8 completes £5m funding round

UK carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) company Carbon8 has announced the closure of a £5m funding round led by industrial cement group Vicat and energy giant EDF Group. The firm, a spin-out from the University of Greenwich, announced yesterday that it had clinched £4m of investment from Vicat, EDF Group, and its corporate venture … Read more

UK CCUS start-up Carbon8 completes £4m funding round

UK carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) company Carbon8 has announced the closure of a £5m funding round led by industrial cement group Vicat and energy giant EDF Group. The firm, a spin-out from the University of Greenwich, announced yesterday it had clinched £4m of investment from Vicat, EDF Group, and its corporate venture arm … 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