27 Feb '12, 11am

UK edges closer to first #CCS plant, as #Davey pledges support. ^A

The UK government has called for proposals for a variety of new projects to support the building of the UK's first carbon capture and storage (CCS) plants, adding that it will release a final tender for the first demonstration facility in the near future. By publishing a contract notice document in the EU's official journal, the government has moved a step closer to beginning work on at least one facility – a move that it is hoped will kick-start the government's stated plans of having four commercial-scale projects operating by 2020. FURTHER READING Boc joins Drax-Alstom CCS alliance Cheap polymer promises to revolutionise carbon capture and storage The contract notice confirms that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) intends to award contracts for "research and development activities relating to the commercialisation of carbon capture, transportation and s...

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