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Carbon removal: a crucial yet confusing element of climate mitigation
Biomass and carbon capture and storage graphic

In our latest 'Hot Topics' discussion piece, Mark Preston Aragonès, policy advisor at Bellona Europa, explores rising interest in carbon dioxide removal and the opportunities and dangers this presents. 

ECCSEL ERIC funding will give industry access to ‘new frontier’ facilities
Map of ECCSEL members

ECCSELERATE is to launch two calls offering funding for access to ECCSEL ERIC’s world-class carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) research infrastructure.

The first call, to be launched in September, will be for researchers from industry, including collaborations with universities; the second, in February, will be open to both industry and research organisations.

Fortum Oslo Varme’s CCS project takes important step forward

Fortum Oslo Varme’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has moved a step closer to realisation after being shortlisted for financing from the EU’s €10bn Innovation Fund.

Connecting Europe Facility funding for CO₂ transport

The CCUS Projects Network welcomes the news of support for the development of interconnected CCS across Europe - six funding awards have been made to our member CCUS projects under the most recent Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) from the fourth list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI)

UK unveils £139m fund for decarbonising industry

The UK Government has announced £139 million funding towards its ambition to create the world’s first net-zero carbon industrial cluster by 2040, with at least one low-carbon industrial cluster by 2030.

Norway commits to funding Technology Centre Mongstad until end 2023

The Norwegian Government is now proposing a continuation of the financial support for the Technologoy Centre Mongstad (TCM) CO2 capture test centre.

Statement on Covid-19

We are all affected by the evolving situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Both at private and at company level we all have to deal with immediate personal concerns, looking after each other and attempting to contain the virus as well as keeping vital societal functions, which many of our members continue to provide.

Northern Lights CO2 storage confirmation well complete

Equinor and partners Shell and Total have completed the drilling of a confirmation well in the North Sea to assess suitablity for CO2 storage.

SINTEF launches CO2 storage open data-sharing portal

SINTEF has launched a web-based digital portal for sharing reference datasets from pioneering CO2 storage projects.

The new portal, CO2 DataShare, was unveiled on 4 February and will enable researchers and engineers to improve their understanding, reduce costs and minimise uncertainties associated with CO2 storage.

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