Acorn project wins EU funding to progress CCS in UK

The Acorn project, a full-chain, small-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in north east Scotland, has reached another milestone this week with support from the European funding round, Advancing CCS Technologies (ACT), a part of the ERANET programme.

The project, being developed by CO₂DeepStore, an affiliate of Pale Blue Dot Energy, has been approved for funding under the programme to progress feasibility studies in 2017 and 2018. Pale Blue Dot Energy is leading the ACT study consortium, which also includes Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage, Bellona (Norway), Liverpool University and Radboud University (Netherlands).

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