Posts Tagged ‘ carbon capture ’

FuelCell Energy receives funding for carbon capture initiative

Oct 18th, 2012 | By

FuelCell Energy, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells based in Connecticut, has qualified for $800,000 in funding from the U.S. government concerning an ambitious carbon capture initiative. Click on this environmental headline for more on this local business story.



Carbon capture: 130 plants needed ‘to avoid dangerous climate change’

Oct 11th, 2012 | By

• Report by CCS group says huge investment needed by 2020 • Fears that UK will miss out on EU cash pot for CCS projects More than a hundred carbon capture and storage projects (CCS) must be built to avoid dangerous global warming, an international CCS group said this week, as fears were raised over

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Carbon Capture and Storage Investment Is Strongly Needed | Global Warming Blog by Henry Auer

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By

Summary. Increased burning of fossil fuels leads to greater global warming, resulting in disasters from extreme weather events. These carry heavy financial burdens. An important, but unproven technology for mitigating global warming is removal and burying waste carbon dioxide using carbon capture and storage. Worldwide research, development and demonstration, while active, is considered inadequate to

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Durban May Be Last Chance to Stabilize Climate Under Two Degrees

Oct 25th, 2011 | By

The window to limit global warming to less than two degrees C is closing so fast it can be measured in months, a new scientific analysis revealed Sunday. The International Energy Agency estimates that 80 percent of projected emissions from the power sector in 2020 are already locked in.



Company in Windsor to receive $9M to develop carbon capture technology

Sep 7th, 2010 | By

Alstom Power, with operations in Windsor, is one of five companies to receive part of $90 million in recovery funding today to develop advanced technologies for carbon dioxide capture for industrial systems and also application to power plants.

These projects will advance state-of-the-art CO2 capture technologies with increased efficiencies and decreased costs that can be applied as part of an integrated carbon capture and storage system.



Yale Wins $1.5M for CO2 Underground Storage Research

Aug 12th, 2010 | By

More than 1, 100 years of CO2 storage potential in Geologic Formations Washington, D.C. — Yale University has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop technologies aimed at safely and economically storing carbon dioxide in geologic formations. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said the DOE is awarding a total of 15 projects up to

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