Electricity generation company RWE will look to capture, transport and store carbon dioxide (CO2) from its gas fired power stations in the UK.
The effort is the result of RWE joining forces with oil and gas producer Harbour Energy to join the Viking CCS project, Harbour Energy’s CO2 transport and storage network.
RWE hopes carbon capture technology will help deliver decarbonised, reliable, and dispatchable power stations that are in the vicinity of the proposed CO2 networks or have access to shipping facilities like Viking CCS.
Power stations that will be in focus will be the 1.7GW Staythorpe CCGT, near Newark and a new build H Class CCGT at an RWE owned site on the Humber.
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