China “setting the pace” as it establishes world’s 18th large-scale CCS facility


There are now 18 large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities around the world, with China recently establishing the 18th.

The country is continuing to set the pace in deploying CCS as a vital climate change technology. Its CCS facility in Jilin has reached a storage capacity of 0.6 million tonnes of CO2 per annum.

Jilin joins the ranks of major commercial CCS facilities in the United States, Canada, Norway, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.

Global CCS Institute CEO, Brad Page, said this shows the speed at which China is accelerating CCS deployment and the commitment that national, regional and municipal governments are according the technology.

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