Is carbon capture the answer to energy woes?

This week’s Net Hero Podcast focusses on carbon capture, billed the answer to cutting emissions and maintaining our lifestyles – can it be so?

Shell leads push for carbon capture

The company is in pole position for CCS projects out of the fossil fuel companies, a report states

Copenhagen fails to deliver on 2025 carbon-neutrality target

This is after its carbon capture incinerator failed to receive state funding

Project Bison to remove and store five million tons of CO2 annually

The project will deploy CarbonCapture’s direct air capture system with Frontier Carbon Solutions’ CO2 transportation and storage infrastructure in Wyoming

‘Carbon capture not a net zero solution!’

Research claims more projects are underperforming than successful

Air Products and ABP partner for large-scale UK green hydrogen production plant

The plant at the Port of Immingham would import green ammonia – which would be used to produce green hydrogen – from locations operated by Air Products and its partners globally

Equinor and Wintershall Dea link up for large-scale CCS

They plan to transport CO2 from continental Europe and inject and store it in suitable reservoirs on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Inpex, Woodside and TotalEnergies granted permit for CCS research in Australia

The permit awarded to the Bonparte CCS Assessment joint venture will enable the companies to carry out evaluation and appraisal work, set to begin in 2023

US provides $31m to develop CCS technologies

They will be capable of capturing at least 95% of emissions from natural gas and waste-to-energy plants and industrial applications such as cement and steel

UK carbon capture projects shortlisted for new cluster

Two clusters are being built based on the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan