Swiss Re and Climeworks ink $10m carbon capture and storage deal

Climeworks’ carbon removal solution filters carbon dioxide from ambient air using geothermal energy, with the captured CO2 sent for permanent storage in nearby rock layers

Audi and Climeworks partner for ‘world’s largest’ direct air capture and storage project

The plant will filter 4,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air every year and store them in underground rock

New £1m project launched to monitor soil carbon changes for UK farmers

The initiative, which is launched by the James Hutton Institute, aims to help farmers and policymakers receive more information about climate change

National Grid: ‘Hydrogen, carbon capture and storage must be deployed for net zero’

The system operator also suggests at least 3GW of wind and 1.4GW of solar need to be built in the UK every year from now until 2050

CCS tech approved to help cement plant and waste-to-energy facility cut emissions

The project will capture a total of approximately 800,000 tonnes of CO2 every year, helping Norway reach its climate goals

Oil and gas infrastructure
OGA unveils strategy to force operators to support net zero goal

The industry regulator says maximising economic recovery of oil and gas needs not be in conflict with the transition to net zero

US invests $60m in innovative energy tech

The US Department of Energy has announced up to $60 million (£42m) in funding for the development of innovative energy technologies. The first programme aims to develop new technologies that decrease energy usage of future vehicles through the use of connectivity and automation. It seeks transformative technological solutions that will enable at least a 20% […]

Huhne under fire over Forgemasters loan

Chris Huhne came under fire yesterday from his predecessor as energy secretary, Ed Miliband, over the decision to scrap a loan to Sheffield Forgemasters, and in turn, Mr Huhne’s own standpoint on nuclear energy. Mr Huhne faced questions from MPs for the first time since his appointment as secretary of state for energy and climate […]