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Article in The (London) Times, 11 February 2009. “National Grid is drawing up plans for a new business unit that will pipe carbon dioxide emissions from UK power stations for storage in geological formations beneath the North Sea, The Times has learnt. National Grid believes the business, dubbed National Grid Carbon, can play a major… » read more

Posted by markjohnston

This story caught my eye. Two points to note: (1) The UK-based CCS Journal posts many of its news items on-line and these are (like CCS Wire) available by RSS; (ii) re the story itself, the Trondhiem Lab Network (so called ECCSEL, pronouced “excel”?) certainly looks like a significant undertaking is being set up. However,… » read more

Posted by markjohnston

The Commission expects to adopt rules for using up to 300M ETS allowances to aid demonstration of CCS and new innovative renewable energy technologies by the end of this year, accordingly to unofficial notes circulated recently between officials and posted here. In a cover note and time schedule, DG Environment outline its process and time-lines… » read more

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The European Pollutant Emissions Register yesterday posted a new data layer that allows the register’s contents to be viewed in Google Earth. This new software combination allows site-by-site pollution data, both for ‘greenhouse gases’ and ‘classical pollutants’, to be viewed dynamically against maps, satellite and aerial photographic imagery. So far, it seems, neither the EEA… » read more

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