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Written by Khalidah Al-Qayim , a PhD candidate at the University of Sheffield who was funded by the ECR Meeting Fund to attend the BECCS Specialist Meeting in London on 23 June 2016 I attended a very informative meeting at the Imperial College London on 23 June 2016. The aim of the meeting was to explore the latest development in the negative emissions technology modelling that can be linked with the integrated assessment modelling of BECCS technologies. Five technical experts* in BECCS industry and modelling have given speeches on this topic. The first speaker was Sabine Fuss (Mercator Research Institute). She talked about the limitations of negative emissions technologies such as the BECCS, in the climate change mitigations. The power...Read more
This blog was written by Khalida Al-Qayim who is a PhD student at the University of Sheffield and received funding to attend the Strathclyde Biannual from the UKCCSRC ECR meeting fund A visit to the Doosan Babcock Testing facility was part of the UKCCSRC Biannual Meeting in Glasgow on Tuesday 8 September 2015. The visit started with a brief introduction presentation on the company industrial projects, the collaboration with international firms in 38 countries including power generation, infrastructure, industrial vehicles and business R&D. the company currently combines 43,000 employees. This facility is part of the R&D activity investigating new technologies and providing customer services to Doosan Babcock partners in the power generation plant design, consultancy on high temperature combustion problems,...Read more