First CCS demonstration project in Japan starts up, over 100,000 tonnes of CO2 to be stored per year


Japan CCS (JCCS), a carbon capture and storage (CCS) investigation company headquartered in Tokyo, has been finalising the commercialisation of its technology for the separation, capture, transportation and underground storage of carbon dioxide (CO2), as well as R&D and trials.

Commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), JCCS has constructed a demonstration plant in the city of Tomakomai, Hokkaido.

METI scheme, the Tomakomai CCS Large-Scale Demonstration Project, is being conductedover a nine-year period, beginning in 2012 and running until 2020 – and represents Japan’s first CCS demonstration project.

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