Vattenfall, Aker Carbon Capture to achieve negative emissions in bio CCS projects


Swedish state-owned energy company Vattenfall has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aker Carbon Capture to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe.

Vattenfall said the agreement with Aker Carbon Capture, a spin off of Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions, will support its ambitions to achieve negative emissions in waste and bio CCS plants.

Vattenfall has the knowledge and proven experience of several carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies, already tested in a large-scale pilot plant in Germany, and test plants in the Netherlands and in the UK, between 2008-2014.

However, CCS has taken many steps forward over the last year, leading to several projects moving forward both on the capture and on the storage side.

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