Capital Power, Enbridge unveil carbon capture plans for Alberta


A new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has been unveiled for Canada, with Capital Power Corporation and Enbridge inking an agreement that will see the development of CCS technology in the Wabamun area to reduce carbon emissions.

Located in the Alberta, near Capital Power’s Genesee Generating Station, the project hopes to see the development of an open access carbon hub – and works are planned to start as early as December 2021.

Expected to capture three million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually from two repowered units from the Genesee Generating Station, the project will see captured CO2 transported and storage through the carbon hub.

The hub will serve both Enbridge and several other local industrial companies.

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