About: carbon capture and storage Archives

  • Commission adopts €4bn plan for renewables, CCS

    News | Brexit 04-11-2010

    The European Commission adopted a proposal on Wednesday (3 November) to give four billion euros of funding to cutting-edge climate technologies such as renewable energies and carbon capture and storage (CCS).

  • Finance sector says ready to invest in CCS

    News | Energy 22-09-2010

    Private sector banks are ready to put money into carbon capture and storage projects (CCS) if they are viable without public funding, according to a new report released on Monday (20 September). 

  • Carbon capture to win EU funding before renewables

    News | Brexit 18-12-2009

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects will likely be first to benefit from funding out of the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS), with support for renewables to follow later, a draft European Commission proposal suggests.

  • Carbon capture ruled out of UN clean projects list

    News | Brexit 16-12-2009

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) will not be added to the list of technologies that industrial countries can invest in to offset their emissions, after some countries expressed their reservations at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen.

  • Enel: No climate deal without global carbon market

    News | Development Policy 11-12-2009

    With nearly 200 nations having begun climate talks in Copenhagen, a genuine global regulatory framework is required to create a level playing field for businesses seeking to slash their emissions and move towards a low-carbon future, Giuseppe Montesano, head of environmental policy at Italian power company Enel, told EURACTIV in an interview.

  • EU clears extra funds for carbon storage, offshore wind

    News | Brexit 10-12-2009

    The European Commission yesterday (9 December) approved a series of offshore wind and carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects that will receive over €1.5 billion from the EU's economic recovery fund.

  • EU, China to ink clean coal deal at summit

    News | EU Priorities 2020 26-11-2009

    Leaders from China and Europe will sign a new Science and Technology Agreement at next week's summit in Nanjing, where progress is also likely on a major near-zero emissions coal project.

  • Copenhagen needs CCS

    Opinion | Brexit 14-10-2009

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has the potential to remove 90% of the CO2 emissions from coal-fired power stations, writes UK State Secretary for Energy and Climate Change Ed Miliband ahead of December's UN summit in Copenhagen.

  • IEA calls for massive investments in carbon capture

    News | Brexit 14-10-2009

    The world will need to set up 100 CO2 capture and underground storage projects by 2020 to ensure that the fight against climate change remains affordable, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said yesterday (13 October).

  • EU lines up multi-million carbon capture projects

    News | Brexit 07-10-2009

    The European Commission last week proposed six carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects that are to receive a total of €1.05 billion to help commercialise the low-carbon technology.

  • EU warned over carbon capture fund misuse

    News | Brexit 10-07-2009

    European Union funding to support new technology to trap and bury climate-warming gases could be wasted as member states fight for the biggest cut, an EU lawmaker warned on Thursday (9 July).

  • EU to help China bury CO2 emissions

    News | Energy 25-06-2009

    The European Commission will today (24 June) present plans to spend €60 million of EU money on a carbon capture and storage project in China and other emerging economies, asking member states to chip in too.

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