Drax to ‘shape the future’ of carbon capture with new tech


UK energy company Drax is advancing the scope of its pioneering carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology through a trial that is part of the company’s bioenergy with CCS (BECCS) innovation programme.

Revealed yesterday (May 10th), Drax will work with the University of Nottingham and nanomaterials specialist Promethean Particles to trial a process that captures carbon dioxide (CO2) using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). 

Typically using amine-based liquid solvents, MOFs are a type of solid sorbent that can capture CO2 emitted when sustainable biomass is used to generate electricity. 

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