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Integrating CCS technology into power plants

 Capturing the carbon created by electricity generation and storing it is one way to cut the amount of CO2 that human activity puts into the atmosphere. To integrate such a process into power plants requires consideration of its costs, risks and limitations, and the technologies available to carry it out. 

Cameron says CCS technology ‘not working’

British Prime Minister David Cameron clarified the government's position on carbon capture and storage technology (CCS) when appearing before a House of Commons Liaison Committee on Tuesday evening.

Report casts doubt on effectiveness of existing CCS technology

A new study of carbon capture and storage has claimed that the technology may not achieve the promised emissions reductions and could have a greater overall impact on the environment than unabated gas power plants.

US gets closer to big leap in CCS technology for coal power

The US Department of Energy says the country has moved a step closer to developing the most advanced clean coal technology yet.

ExxonMobil expands CCS technology deal with FuelCell Energy

ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy have signed a new, two-year expanded joint-development agreement to further enhance carbonate fuel cell technology for the purpose of capturing...

Global CCS chief says technology still viable despite the sceptics

The head of the North American unit of the Global CCS Institute says carbon capture and storage technology is just as relevant and viable as ever, despite recent setbacks feeding sceptics who are broadcasting its doom.

EC Commissioner backs CCS as key climate change technology

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) stands out as one of the most important technological solutions if Europe is to achieve its goals for energy and climate change, insists the EU Commissioner for Energy, Guenther Oettinger.

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MEPs have voted to make carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology compulsory on all coal fired power plants built from 2015.

Institute focuses on positive developments for CCS

The use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology for emissions reduction has grown by 50 per cent worldwide since 2011, a new report has found.

CCS less effective than previously thought, researchers say

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology may be less effective at mitigating power plant emissions than previously thought, a new US study has found.

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