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German energy firms power up UK CCS push
22 February 2024
Uniper and RWE advance multiple projects to deploy CCS at new and existing gas-fired power plants
UK’s first cement sector CCS project advances
6 February 2024
Germany-based Heidelberg Materials awards FEED contracts for £400m project at its Padeswood plant in Wales
Adnoc buys into UK CCS developer Storegga
11 January 2024
Emirati energy company takes 10.1% stake in first international investment in carbon management sector
Eni claims CCS regulation breakthrough with UK deal
25 October 2023
Head of terms agreement for HyNet North West cluster paves way for world’s first asset-based regulated CCS business
UK licence awards set stage for CO₂ storage push
15 September 2023
Shell, Eni and independent operator Enquest dominate list of new licences as UK ramps up offshore storage push
Wintershall breaks into UK CCS market
16 August 2023
German independent oil and gas firm secures licence to develop storage in Camelot area of North Sea in breakthrough for its growing carbon management business
UK CCS strategy moves forward
10 August 2023
But concerns over storage and the government’s long-term plans still need to be ad-dressed, say industry bodies
Eni and Stanlow study CO₂ import potential
9 August 2023
Open access terminal in northwest England would receive CO₂ shipped in from multiple locations
Engineering the world’s largest post-combustion CCS plant
24 July 2023
As part of the UK’s Humber Zero initiative, CCS plants will be retrofitted to a combined-cycle natural gas power plant adjacent to the Humber oil refinery
Developers eye rapid UK offshore CO₂ storage growth
11 July 2023
Companies have near-term ambitions to bring online 37 storage sites by 2035, according to industry survey by Crown Estates
UK backs engineered carbon removal with ETS
4 July 2023
Government set to include Dac and Beccs in national emissions trading scheme as part of package of reforms
UK’s Drax pivots Beccs expansion to US
23 May 2023
Company plans £4bn investment in new plants in southern US, evaluates nine other sites and opens Houston Beccs headquarters
UK awards 20 offshore CO₂ storage licences
19 May 2023
First licence round sees 12 developers secure rights to appraise storage sites with potential to hold 10pc of UK’s annual emissions
Should the UK power its CCUS ambitions with EOR?
2 May 2023
Enhanced oil recovery could recycle carbon to sustain North Sea oil production while renewables are scaling up
ABB and Pace join forces to lower CCS costs
25 April 2023
Partnership’s offering includes use of digital twin technology to model full chain of a CCS system, the companies tell Carbon Economist
UK eyes Cbam as net-zero push accelerates
30 March 2023
Government consults on measures to tackle carbon leakage as it ramps up domestic decarbonisation efforts
UK nuclear plant could power large-scale DAC
29 March 2023
Associated British Ports and developers of Sizewell C seek permission to build heat-assisted DAC demonstrator
Bechtel studies UK CCS rail plan
28 March 2023
Project to take emissions from waste-to-energy plant could pave way for creation of country’s first CCS rail corridor
Drax pauses world’s largest Beccs project
21 March 2023
Major biomass power generator says £2bn project cannot proceed without clarity on UK government support for technology
UK backs CCUS with £20bn funding pledge
16 March 2023
Government commitment reassures investors and paves way for first two industrial clusters
ABB and Pace aim to reduce CCS costs
3 March 2023
Engineering companies form partnership to de-risk CCS projects with digital twin technology
Essar earmarks $3.6bn for transition in UK and India
27 February 2023
Newly created division will deliver projects including low-carbon hydrogen, biofuels and CCS, with bulk of investments aimed at the UK’s Stanlow refinery, Indian conglomerate says
Neptune and Capeomega plan North Sea CCS network
22 February 2023
RWE signals backing for Noordkaap project with intent to ship carbon dioxide from power plant in Netherlands
Beccs seeks scale in ‘decisive decade’
15 February 2023
Commercial plants yet to launch but growing pipeline of projects could deliver tenfold increase in capacity by 2027
Spirit unveils major UK offshore carbon storage project
2 February 2023
Centrica joint venture outlines plan to convert two Irish Sea gas fields into storage hub with potential to develop blue hydrogen cluster
UK must provide more clarity on CCUS
20 January 2023
Potential projects need more precise information on timing and finance if they are to progress, say MPs and industry experts
UK urged to deliver on CCS infrastructure
24 November 2022
The government must make good on plans to support CO₂ pipeline transport and offshore geological storage infrastructure development for its track-one CCS clusters, thinktank says
Eni wins support for second UK CCS project
24 November 2022
Gas distributor Cadent and energy firm SSE Thermal among backers of project to store CO₂ in depleted North Sea gas field off eastern England
Floating offshore wind capacity doubles in 2022
13 October 2022
Sector is likely to continue to gain momentum as costs fall
UK’s Labour opposition ramps up renewables goals
28 September 2022
Policies would include creation of state-backed national energy champion to drive delivery of 100pc renewables by 2030
UK launches net-zero review
27 September 2022
Former energy minister to lead review into net-zero strategy, with a focus on energy security and economic growth
UK aims to accelerate clean energy projects
23 September 2022
Government includes projects spanning hydrogen, offshore wind, CCS and nuclear on list of priority infrastructure to be delivered as quickly as possible
UK aims to decouple renewables from gas
8 September 2022
New prime minister Liz Truss proposes CfDs for existing renewables and nuclear as part of package to tackle energy affordability crisis and provide long-term security of supply
New UK PM deprioritises climate
7 September 2022
Leadership campaign and recent appointment of a climate-change sceptic to lead on energy brief indicate a potential deceleration of the energy transition
Scotland awards Shetland offshore wind rights
22 August 2022
Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds and ESB pay combined £56mn for option to develop 2.8GW of floating capacity with green hydrogen potential
BP to invest in UK EV battery-testing facility
1 August 2022
Project will help develop fluid technologies for managing temperatures in batteries to improve efficiency
UK launches critical minerals strategy
22 July 2022
Government plans to diversify supply chains and boost domestic production, refining, recovery and recycling of metals key to the energy transition
Sizewell C passes planning milestone
21 July 2022
EDF expects to take FID on the nuclear project next year
UK consults on major power market reform
19 July 2022
Government eyes biggest overhaul of wholesale market for 20 years to support transition goals and break price link with gas
UK awards subsidies to 11GW of renewables
7 July 2022
Offshore wind beats onshore wind and solar projects as the cheapest source of power awarded
UK launches consultation on greenhouse gas removal policy
6 July 2022
The government is leaning towards introducing a contract scheme for negative emissions
UK identifies areas for floating offshore wind
5 July 2022
Project development areas will be offered to the market via competitive tender in 2023
Rolls Royce secures backing to enter SMR sector
1 July 2022
Modular reactors to be available to UK grid by early 2030s as government and equity investors bet on potential of low-carbon power source
UK must do more on climate targets – CCC
29 June 2022
Nation at significant risk of not meeting its fifth and sixth carbon budgets, says climate watchdog
Floating offshore wind pipeline grows to 85GW
22 June 2022
Deployment will take off first in the UK, France, South Korea, Japan and Norway, report says
Equinor and SSE award Keadby 3 CCS Feed contract
16 June 2022
Facility could be the first power station in the UK to be fitted with carbon-capture technology
UK launches first carbon storage licensing round
14 June 2022
Government offers 13 areas for offshore storage as interest from potential developers hits unprecedented levels
Britishvolt plans £200mn EV battery technology hub
31 May 2022
New centre near Birmingham to develop batteries ready for high-volume production at Britishvolt’s Northumberland gigafactory
EDF revises Hinkley Point C cost by £3bn
20 May 2022
The first UK nuclear project under construction in decades also sees its startup date slip to 2027
BP and Equinor granted UK carbon storage licences
13 May 2022
East Coast Cluster reaches milestone as licences granted for four more sites in Southern North Sea
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