From 5th to 18th November 2012, the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre was pleased to host a visit from a delegation of engineers from India. The three-member technical team from Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) are working on a European Union sponsored project called “Developing a Cluster for Clean Coal Technologies (CCT) and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Technologies for the Indian Thermal Power Sector”. This project aims to develop and deploy a dedicated technology cluster for CCT and CCS, inclusive of the main players in the thermal power industry, policy makers, the academic sector, and international expert networks. The team visited several universities involved in CCS research and attended meetings with industry and Scottish Government Energy officials.
The team comprised of Dr.Sivaji Seepana, Ms P. Hema Latha, and Ms Thulasi Eduru. A summary of their agenda is shown below.
|Tuesday 6th Nov||Imperial College London: Meetings and tour of Pilot Plant|
|Wednesday 7th Nov||University of Edinburgh: Workshop on Carbon Capture and Storage from UK Industries: Chemical + Refineries.|
|Thursday 8th Nov||University of Edinburgh|
|Friday 9th Nov||Scottish Government Energy Offices; visit to Howden.|
|Monday 12th Nov||Visit to the University of Newcastle|
|Wednesday 14th Nov||Visit to the University of Leeds and to the PACT facilities|
|Thursday 15th Nov||Visit to the University of Nottingham|
|Friday 16th Nov||Meetings with Robin Irons at E.ON UK on clean fossil energy|