CCUS in Europe

The European Union has committed to a target of at least a 40% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. This means decarbonising not only Europe’s electricity supply but industrial heating and process emissions, all areas where Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) technologies are expected to play a key role. Click on the links in the panel below to find out more about how the technology works, why Europe needs its rapid delivery and what progress has already been made.

European Commission publications

How trade can enhance enhance climate action

An enabling framework for CCS in Europe

What is CCUS?

Why does Europe need CCUS?

What is Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage?