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European companies join Northern Lights on CCS cooperation

The Northern Lights project has brought seven European companies to the table to cooperate on developing value chains for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

The project, which forms part of Norway’s vision for delivering full-scale CCS, will provide transport infrastructure and permanent storage of CO2 in a reservoir in the northern part of the North Sea.

Energy companies launch vision for ‘world’s first’ zero carbon economy

A new campaign for the Humber region in the north of England has been launched to win government support for developing the UK’s first “net zero’ carbon cluster ahead of its 2040 target.

The campaign partnership, which includes CCUS Network members Drax and Equinor, aims to protect jobs within major industrial and manufacturing industries across the region by making the Humber the world’s first zero carbon economy and encouraging future global investment in the region.

Germany’s premier visits CarbFix project

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and various political and economic advisers to the Chancellor visited the Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant in August as part of the annual meeting of the Nordic Prime Ministers in Iceland.

Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Bjarni Bjarnason CEO welcomed the chancellor and then sat down for a chat over coffee and cakes.

Successful demonstration of CO2 separation at Project LEILAC in Belgium

This article was first published by the LEILAC project on 30 July 2019

Calix’s world leading carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology for lime and cement, Project LEILAC (Low Emissions Intensity Lime And Cement), has been commissioned with the consortium announcing the technology concept is operating successfully at Heidelberg Cement’s plant at Lixhe in Belgium.

Network joins Dutch focus on North Sea CCUS

The CCUS Projects Network joined a strategic gathering of industry and research last month, which highlighted the role of North Sea carbon capture and storage (CCS) as part of Europe’s climate action.

The conference, held in the Netherlands, brought together key proponents of carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technologies, including the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the UK CCS Research Centre, TNO, Bellona and Equinor.

Major industrial players join forces to deliver climate action for Europe

The CCUS Projects Network, a network of major carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technology developers seeking to drive forward effective climate action in Europe, has held its first knowledge-sharing event, with a strong showing of projects in attendance.

From pathways to action: implementing 'no regrets' climate solutions for Europe’s industry

Our first "hot topic" briefing explores carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) as a key lever for swiftly decarbonising Europe's industry and achieving the European Commission's vision of a net-zero carbon economy.

Europe relaunches CCUS knowledge exchange network to support industry’s climate action

Revitalised European CCUS knowledge sharing network receives fresh funding from the European Commission to connect, support and inspire major carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) projects in their efforts to deliver climate action.