Carbon capture: UK Govt takes next step towards Net Zero


In a move that aims to accelerate the country’s drive towards a Net Zero economy, the UK Government has announced the 20 projects shortlisted for the next stage of the carbon capture, usage, and storage (CCUS) cluster process.

Strategically located next to a carbon capture hotspot, the North Sea, the UK boasts one of the largest potential carbon dioxide (CO2) storage capacities in Europe.  

In 2020 the Prime Minister unveiled his £12bn Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, which highlighted the role that CCS and hydrogen will play in advancing the country’s Net Zero prospects.  

Included within this plan was a strategy to deploy CCUS in two industrial clusters by the mid-2020s, and a further two clusters by 2030.  

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