New wave of CCS activity: 10 large-scale projects announced


As of October 2019, there are now 51 carbon capture and storage (CCS) facilities globally – 19 in operation, four under construction and 28 in various stages of development.

These facilities have an estimated combined capture capacity of 96 million tonnes of CO2 per annum.

That’s according to think tank the Global CCS Institute who has added 10 large-scale CCS facilities to its database.

Eight of the new facilities are in the US and cover applications such as ammonia production, ethanol production, power, direct air capture, and integrated commercial storage hubs.

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