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Ingenza awarded funding for novel carbon capture tech

Ingenza awarded funding for novel carbon capture tech: Biotechnology company Ingenza is delighted to announce that its recent partnership with Johnson Matthey has been selected to receive vital funding of £441,632.88 from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy as part of the £1 billion fund from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio to slash…
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Biggest carbon capture plant launched

Biggest carbon capture plant launched Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) has today opened what is defined as the UK’s first and biggest industrial scale carbon capture and management plant. The Northwich-based manufacturer of sodium carbonate, salt and sodium bicarbonate has retained almost £20m into the program that was further assisted by a £4.2m BEIS allocation. The…
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Shell & Uniper team up for UK blue hydrogen production

Shell & Uniper team up for UK blue hydrogen production: Shell and Uniper have combined forces to generate blue hydrogen in the East England at Uniper’s Killingholme power station site. The site will have a capacity of as much as 720MW as well as use carbon capture and storage, and gas reformation tech to generate…
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£375m Energy Security Strategy sealed by government

£375m Energy Security Strategy sealed by government: The government has now reported it will invest £375mn in technologies that could help the UK’s independence with energy. The plan contains £240 million to support the creation of hydrogen, £2.5 million of funding to expand next-gen nuclear technology & an additional £5 million in the way of…
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Cleaner fuels from CO2 promises the University of Surrey

Cleaner fuels from CO2 promises the University of Surrey: Embargoed until 00:01, 4 April 2022 Using the planet’s air to create new chemicals for fuel, and other essential chemical products is the bold ambition of a new research project from the University of Surrey.  The project aims to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the…
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City buildings are ‘on track to meet negative carbon emission targets’

City buildings are ‘on track to meet negative carbon emission targets’: The City of London’s buildings are on track to meet negative carbon dioxide emissions targets. According to new research from the government-funded research organization Active Building Centre, the City will meet its negative built-environment carbon emissions targets by 2027. Other boroughs, according to the…
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Scottish Government has offered £80M for a carbon capture project

Scottish Government has offered £80M for a carbon capture project: The Scottish Government is providing up to £80 million in funding for the ‘Scottish Cluster’ carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. The announcement comes on the heels of the UK Government’s decision last year not to grant the Scottish Cluster ‘Track-1’ designation, which would have…
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New project launched to convert carbon into rocket fuel!

New project launched to convert carbon into rocket fuel!: Could future spacecraft be powered solely by recycled CO2 emissions? Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has announced a new initiative to develop the technology that converts carbon dioxide in to the rocket fuel. “SpaceX is starting a program to take carbon dioxide out…
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‘The Middle East intends to invest $44 billion in hydrogen’

‘The Middle East intends to invest $44 billion in hydrogen’ : The total investment in planned hydrogen projects in the Middle East is estimated to be $44 billion (£32.9 billion), with $35 billion (£26 billion) invested in projects that will be operational by 2030. According to new data from S&P Global Platts Analytics, which has…
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Almost all hydrogen production today is not low carbon

Almost all hydrogen production today is not low carbon: Nearly all hydrogen produced currently is not low carbon, because it originates from fossil fuels without using carbon capture technology. This is as reported from the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s Global Hydrogen Review, as it evaluates that global hydrogen production leads to about 900 million tonnes…
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