A joint venture (JV) between carbon capture specialist Carbon Clean and resource management company Veolia has announced its first project milestone, a two-year contract that will see the partners taking on the operation and maintenance of a carbon capture plant for Tata Steel.
Having revealed its new corporate identity, Veolia Carbon Clean aims to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in India’s hard-to-abate industrial sectors through carbon capture and compressed biogas (CBG) projects.
The JV’s first project, based in Jamshedpur, is capturing 5 tonnes of CO2 per day directly from the steel plant’s blast furnace gas before being reused onsite and, once depleted, sent back to the gas network.
Calling it a ‘significant mark’ of Veolia’s commitment towards combating climate change, Preet Brar, CEO, Country Director, Veolia India, said, “It will bring great opportunities for Veolia Carbon Clean in implementing decarbonisation solutions.”
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