bioenergy carbon capture News

  • FTIR gas analyser supports carbon capture research

    The development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies relies on the accurate measurement of carbon dioxide (CO2) in addition to a wide array of other gases because it is vitally important that the process does not impact upon the emissions of other greenhouse gases and potential pollutants. An advanced FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Gasmet Technologies is therefore being ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Capturing CO2 Emissions Needed to Meet Climate Targets

    Technologies that are discussed controversially today may be needed to keep the future risks and costs of climate change in check. Combining the production of energy from fossil fuels and biomass with capturing and storing the CO2 they emit (CCS) can be key to achieving current climate policy objectives such as limiting the rise of the global mean temperature to below 2 degrees Celsius. This is ...

  • Written ministerial statement on the carbon plan

    The Government is today publishing the Carbon Plan, setting out the Government’s long-term plans to meet its carbon targets, including the fourth carbon budget set earlier this year. The plan shows how doing so will set us on a plausible pathway to our 2050 target to reduce emissions by at least 80% from 1990 levels. The plan will help drive new high-value economic sectors and save billions ...

  • Scientists publish road map for low carbon future

    The UK lacks a coherent energy system that can effectively meet future energy needs while preventing rapid climate change, according to leading scientists.  A report, published today, of a discussion meeting held at the Royal Society calls for a new vision for energy generation that is based on the long term replacement of fossil fuels through the development and deployment of new technologies. ...


  • Halving Global Carbon Emissions by 2040 Within Reach

    Governments, investors and businesses must seize the opportunity to halve global carbon emissions by 2040 while ensuring economic development and energy access for all, but they must act now to accelerate clean electrification, decarbonization beyond power and energy productivity improvement, says the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC). The ETC recently (4/25) launched its "Better energy, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • TINAs turn heads in the low carbon arena

    TINAs turn heads in the low carbon arena Low carbon technologies have today been put under the spotlight with the publication of three in-depth reports into key areas of innovation. This new analysis, the Technology Innovation Needs Assessments (TINAs), delves into marine energy, electricity networks and storage, and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). The TINAs examine the potential for innovation ...

  • Investing in the future: EC calls for additional EUR 50bn in low carbon technologies

    European Commission called public authorities, business, and researchers to join efforts in order to develop by 2020 the necessary technologies to address climate change, secure EU energy supply and ensure the competitiveness of our economies. In a proposal on 'Investing in the development of low-carbon energy technologies', the Commission estimates that an additional investment of €50 billion in ...

  • South Korea on course to have the world’s highest carbon prices

    In a little over 18 months, South Korea will launch a scheme that will cap around 70% of its greenhouse gas emissions. A White Paper published today by research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance, in cooperation with Ernst & Young, concludes that the design is the most ambitious yet proposed anywhere, and could result in the Korean carbon price reaching the penalty level of $90/tCO2 – ...

  • British Columbia to Trim Greenhouse Gases, Go Carbon Neutral

    VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada (ENS) - The Liberal government of British Columbia is turning green. In an overarching strategy revealed Tuesday, the government pledged to combat global warming by cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions from industry, government buildings, cars and homes. In the speech from the throne that introduces each new legislative session, the ...

  • Background: Towards a low carbon future: European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (also see article of same date)

    On 22 November, the European Commission presented the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan). Low carbon technologies will play a vital role in reaching our energy and climate change targets. The main goal of the SET-Plan is to accelerate the development and implementation of these technologies. This background note sets out the details of the SET Plan. Its rationale accompanied by ...

  • BETO Partners Win 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

    Two of the six winners of the 20th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards—LanzaTech and Algenol—have active projects with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO). The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Geo-engineering and sea-level rise over the 21st century

    Scientific findings by international research group of scientists from England, China and Denmark just published suggest that sea level will likely be 30-70 centimetres higher by 2100 than at the start of the century even if all but the most aggressive geo-engineering schemes are undertaken to mitigate the effects of global warming and greenhouse gas emissions are stringently controlled. Most ...


  • Specially-designed soils could help combat climate change

    A team from Newcastle University aims to design soils that can remove carbon from the atmosphere, permanently and cost-effectively. This has never previously been attempted anywhere in the world. The research is being funded by the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The concept underlying the initiative exploits the fact that plants, crops and trees naturally absorb ...

  • New CCC advice offers no wriggle-room on aviation emissions

    A new report from the Committee on Climate Change, published today, on how to deliver the ambitious climate targets agreed in Paris in 2015 identifies aviation as a ‘hard to treat’ sector and continues to caution against unlimited passenger growth. The Government’s priority, CCC ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • What would it take to limit climate change to 1.5°C?

    A new study analyzes the required climate policy actions and targets in order to limit future global temperature rise to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2100. This level is supported by more than 100 countries worldwide, including those most vulnerable to climate change, as a safer goal than the currently agreed international aim of 2 degrees Celsius – an aim which would already imply ...

  • New facilities enable biology, computing advancements

    The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory today celebrated the opening of new facilities that will enable discoveries in biological, computational and subsurface science and developments in bioenergy, carbon sequestration and homeland security. The $75 million facilities represent the first new buildings on PNNL's campus since 1995. The buildings will primarily support ...

  • Exploring mitigation strategies for reaching the 2°C target

    Research from the EU ADAM (Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies)1, project funded under the Sixth Framework Programme, has explored whether and how we can prevent global temperatures from rising by more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. It suggests that carbon capture and storage (CCS) and bioenergy are highly important technologies if we are to meet this target. The EU has embraced the 2°C ...

  • UNEP Report Calls For Stronger Policies To Limit Climate Change

    On November 3, 2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the seventh UNEP Environment Emissions Gap Report, presenting a scientific assessment of global progress towards emissions reductions created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report found that if all Paris Agreement ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ECOtality Selected as 2012 New Energy Pioneer

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance today announced ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...


  • HDS International Announces Expansion of Licensed Territory

     HDS International Corp. (OTCQB:  HDSI), a renewable energy, agricultural sciences, waste management and eco-sustainability company, today announced that, through its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, HDS Energy & Ecosystems NB, Ltd., it has entered into a new technology license agreement with Hillwinds Energy Development Corp., to expand its licensed territory, among other ...


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