New DECC Funding for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Innovation

DECC has today announced additional funding available for CCS research, development and innovation. As part of DECC’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund (EEF) Phase 4 Competition, with £5M for projects in Financial Year 2015/16, up to £2.5M will be prioritised for CCS and related projects. Read further details of this funding opportunity on the DECC website.

DECC will hold a workshop on 10th December to outline how the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund Phase 4 Competition works and give potential CCS applicants the opportunity to network with others.  The workshop will focus on the CCS element of the competition.  Priority will be given to industry applicants whose projects are in CCS and related technologies.

To register for this event, please email:

Expressions of interest are required by 19th December 2014. The competition closes on 26th January 2015.


Update 18/12/2014:

Materials from the CCS Briefing and Engagement Workshop on Wednesday 10 December now available:


DECC Presentation – CCS Stakeholder Briefing and Engagement Day

InnovateUK Presentation – Support for Innovation & Forthcoming Competitions

InnovateUK additional information – Competition for funding – Cleaner, more efficient conventional fuels

Guidance on Phase 4 documents

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