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Professor Jon Gibbins, University of Sheffield and Director, UKCCSRC gives his response to the National Grid's ESO Technical Report into the 9 August power outage. National Grid’s report on the power cut in August[1] shows how important it is that operating power plants can give a big enough extra...
Applications are now open for the first stage to fund a £20 million Research and Innovation Centre as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge. Please follow the link below for more information: https://epsrc.ukri.org/funding/calls/iscf-industrial-...
Today (27 June) the UK Government legally committed to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050 and announced that £26million has been awarded to accelerate the rollout of CCUS across the country. Acting energy and clean growth minister Chris Skidmore signs the statutory instrument to...
New research shows that carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions can be captured and securely stored beneath deep-seated and impermeable underground rocks. The findings provide further evidence that a developing technology known as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), in which climate changing CO 2 gas...
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Carbon Capture and Storage has today issued a call for evidence on Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS). MPs will hear from industry experts, academics, NGOs and unions at an evidence session in Parliament on the 13th of June. Recommendations will then be...
An ambitious international project to support the development of low-carbon energy and industry in Southern and Eastern Europe got under way this morning with funding from the European Union. Headed by the French geological survey, BRGM, the research partnership combines the expertise of 17...

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