Tag: carbon capture

Elkem to test the world’s first carbon capture pilot for smelters

Elkem to test the world’s first carbon capture pilot for smelters

October 24, 2021 |

In Norway, Elkem, a global leader in silicon-based advanced materials, will test the world’s first carbon capture pilot for silicon smelters at its plant in Rana, Norway. The carbon capture pilot is a collaboration between Elkem and Mo Industripark, SINTEF, Alcoa, Celsa, Ferroglobe, SMA Mineral, Norcem, Norfrakalk, Arctic Cluster Team and Aker Carbon Capture. The […]

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ExxonMobil to increase carbon capture at LaBarge, Wyoming facility

ExxonMobil to increase carbon capture at LaBarge, Wyoming facility

October 24, 2021 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil initiated the process for engineering, procurement and construction contracts as part of its plans to expand carbon capture and storage (CCS) at its LaBarge, Wyoming facility, which has already captured more CO2 than any other facility in the world. The expansion project will capture up to 1 million metric tons of CO2, […]

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Swiss Re, Climeworks sign world’s 1st & largest 10-year carbon removal purchase agreement

Swiss Re, Climeworks sign world’s 1st & largest 10-year carbon removal purchase agreement

September 5, 2021 |

The summer of 2021 is nearly over and with it came a vast variety of extreme weather events around the world giving a peek on climate crisis consequences – Hurricane Ida’s record-breaking damage and flooding impact from New Orleans to New York, record high temperatures in Moscow, the heat dome and wildfires in North America’s […]

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U.S. DOE announces $24M for carbon capture and storage research

U.S. DOE announces $24M for carbon capture and storage research

August 22, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy announced $24 million in funding for nine research projects to explore and develop new methods of capturing and storing carbon from the air. Direct Air Capture (DAC) is an expanding field in decarbonization and a key facet of the plan to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. These […]

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Norway’s CO2 carbon capture, transport and storage project Longship Q&A

Norway’s CO2 carbon capture, transport and storage project Longship Q&A

August 15, 2021 |

In Norway, the government posted questions and answers about their fullscale CO2 carbon capture, transport and storage project Longship which will demonstrate the capture of CO2 from industrial sources, as well as transport and safe storage of CO2. The Norwegian government launched the Longship project on 21 September 2020. CO₂ will be captured at Norcem’s […]

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Aemetis hires former Chevron expert for carbon capture and renewable jet/diesel projects

Aemetis hires former Chevron expert for carbon capture and renewable jet/diesel projects

July 17, 2021 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc., a renewable natural gas and renewable fuels company focused on below-zero carbon intensity products, hired regulatory expert Mehagan Hopkins to join the company as Manager of Carbon Capture and Sequestration Regulatory and Compliance. During nearly a decade at Chevron, she built teams to manage sustainability and environmental stewardship programs. At Aemetis, […]

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Amager Resource Center applies for $140M in funding for CO2 capture Project

Amager Resource Center applies for $140M in funding for CO2 capture Project

July 3, 2021 |

In Ohio, Babcock & Wilcox Environmental will support Amager Resource Center’s application for more than €120 million ($140 million USD) in European Union funding to build an advanced carbon dioxide capture facility at ARC’s Amager-Bakke (Copenhill) waste-to-energy facility in Copenhagen, Denmark. B&W has submitted a letter of support for ARC’s funding application to the E.U.’s […]

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Avantium gets $2M to develop electrochemical processes and CO2-based polymers

Avantium gets $2M to develop electrochemical processes and CO2-based polymers

May 30, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium N.V was awarded over $2 million (€1.78 million) in total by the EU Horizon 2020 program for its participation in the CATCO2NVERS, CO2SMOS and VIVALDI consortia, to be paid out by the EU in 4 tranches over a period of four years. All three consortium programmes aim to reduce greenhouse gas […]

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UK government selects 24 project for phase 1 of direct carbon capture R&D program

UK government selects 24 project for phase 1 of direct carbon capture R&D program

May 26, 2021 |

In the UK, the government has selected 24 projects for the first phase of its R&D challenge to find direct air carbon capture and greenhouse gas removal technologies, many of which are bio-based. From those projects, a select few will go on to the second phase where pilot projects will be implemented to test and […]

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12 more biorefineries join Summit Carbon Solutions

12 more biorefineries join Summit Carbon Solutions

May 2, 2021 |

In Iowa, 12 more biorefineries joined Summit Carbon Solutions, bringing the total to 30 facilities across Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, further growing the world’s largest carbon capture and storage project, which will link dozens of carbon dioxide emission sources, primarily biorefineries, from across the Midwestern United States to permanent geologic storage […]

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