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Reports and publications
Global CCS Institute Publishes Global Status of CCS: 2016 Summary Report
The Global CCS Institute (GCCSI) published their annual flagship Global Status of CCS: 2016 Summary Report on the 15th November. This report estimates that by early 2017, there will be 18 large-scale CCS projects in operation around the world - rising to 21 by the end of that year.
IEA Publishes "20 Years of Carbon Capture and Storage" Report
The International Energy Agency (IEA) published a report on the 15th November entitled "20 Years of Carbon Capture and Storage - Accelerating Future Deployment". The report looks at the Sleipner project in Norway which has successfully been operating for 20 years. The report also shows "how much further and faster we need to go to keep CCS on track to meet climate goals".
ETI Publishes Report on Reducing the Cost of CCS
The Energy Technologies Institute has published an insights report on 'Reducing the Cost of CCS - Developments in Capture Plant Technology'. The report concludes that "A sequential, co-located series of deployments in the UK using existing technology can reduce initial CCS “demonstration” costs by up to 45%".
ETI Publishes Report on UK CCS Storage Appraisal Project
The ETI published a report on the 12th May on the outcomes from the UK CCS Storage Appraisal project. The 12 month project was carried out by Pale Blue Dot Energy, Axis Well Technology and Costain and the project confirms that there are no major technical hurdles to storing CO2 offshore deep under the North Sea.
POSTnote on Carbon Footprint of Heat Generation
On the 3rd May, the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) published a POSTnote on the Carbon Footprint of Heat Generation. This POSTnote looks at a number of different technologies for reducing emissions in domestic and industrial heating, and in a number of cases, CCS is found to have the lowest carbon footprint compared with other options.
SCCS Conference 2015 Report
The Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage centre published a report on the 23rd March, summarising their 2015 conference. The report also presents the UK's unique set of CCS assets including the North Sea CO2 storage asset, a skilled oil and gas workforce and a significant research and development community.
Crown Estate Report on Commercial Models for CO2 Storage
The Crown Estate published a report in February looking at different commercial models for CO2 storage. The report "A need unsatisfied - Blueprint for enabling investment in CO2 storage" was written by Deloitte and recommends a number of actions for the UK Government.
Energy and Climate Change Committee Report on CCS
The Energy and Climate Change Committee have published a report into the "Future of carbon capture and storage in the UK". This report follows the one-off evidence session which was held on the 20th January.
ZEP Reports on CCS for Power and Industry - Modelling the lowest-cost route to decarbonising Europe
The European Zero Emission Platform (ZEP) has published two reports on modelling CCS in the power sector and CCS for industry. The calculations used in these reports is based on an existing model from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and linked to the Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM).
- Read the report on CCS and the Electricity Market
- Read the report on CCS for industry: Lowest-cost route to decarbonising Europe
ZEP Executable Plan for CCS in Europe
The European Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) has published the Executable Plan for enabling CCS in Europe. The Plan describes how the Commission can effectively and rapidly aid wide uptake of CCS in Europe and includes a 5-point CCS Action Plan.
Energy Technologies Institute report: Building the UK carbon capture and storage sector by 2030 - Scenarios and actions
The ETI’s work has shown that a successful UK CarbonCapture and Storage (CCS) sector could save tens ofbillions of pounds (something like 1% of GDP) fromthe annual costs of low carbon energy by the 2040s:a huge potential saving by any standards. Apart fromproviding low carbon electricity, CCS can captureindustrial emissions, help deliver low carbon gasand deliver ‘negative emissions’ in combination with Bioenergy.
Annual Energy Statement
On 6 November the Department for Energy and Climate Change publishes the Annual Energy Statement which sets out the government's progress against its energy policy priorities over this Parliament.
GCCSI Publishes 2014 Global Status of CCS Report
The Global CCS Institute have today launched the 2014 Global Status of CCS report. This report summarises the current status of CCS projects worldwide and concludes that there are now 21 CCS projects in operation or construction around the world.
The Intergovernment Panel on Climate Change Publish 'Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report'
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published its‘Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report’ in which CCS was identified as the essentiallow?carbon technology needed to help cost?effectively decarbonise the global powersector. The report found that without CCS the total cost of limiting CO2 emissionscould increase by 138%.
Carbon capture and storage: Government Response to the Committee's Ninth Report of Session 2013-14
On 21 May 2014 the Energy and Climate Change Committee published its Ninth Report of Session 2013-14, Carbon capture and storage. On 15 August the Committee received the Government's response to the Report.
DECC Publishes Next Steps in CSS: Policy Scoping Document
The “Next Steps in CCS: Policy Scoping Document” sets out the Government’s intention to continue engagement with the CCS industry. The document invites views and evidence by 23 October 2014.
Element Energy Publishes Report on CCS Clusters
Element Energy have published a CCS Hub Study for Scotland and the Central North Sea. Partners in the study include SCCS, AMEC and Dundas Consultants and was developed on behalf of Scottish Enterprise. The study concludes that all the components are in place for Scotland to become a CCS hub, and that supporting CCS infrastructure alone could add up to £7 billion of GVA to the Scottish Economy up to 2050.
Energy and Climate Change Committee Publishes CCS Report
The Energy and Climate Change Committee have published the report of their Inquiry into CCS. The report examines the progress of CCS in the UK and makes a number of recommendations on how to speed up CCS deployment.
DECC & BiS Publishes Techno-Economic Study on Industrial CCS
The Department of Energy and Climate Change together with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills have published a techno-economic study into Industrial CCS. The report looks at a number of industrial sectors such as iron and steel, cement, chemicals and oil refining. The report concludes that Mature industrial CCS projects could be operational by 2020-2025.
GCCSI Publishes 2014 Global Status of CCS Report
The Global CCS Institute have today launched the 2014 Global Status of CCS report. This report summarises the current status of CCS projects worldwide and concludes that there are now 21 CCS projects in operation or construction around the world.
APGTF Publishes 2014 CCS Technology Strategy
The Advanced Power Generation Technology Forum has published its updated CCS Technology Strategy for 2014. The Strategy includes a number of recommendations for CCS Research and Development as well as a comprehensive list of CCS research projects that are currently taking place.
CSLF Publishes 2013 CCS Roadmap
The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum has published its "2013 Carbon Sequestration Technology Roadmap", an update on its annual Roadmap which was last published in 2011. The 2013 Roadmap includes a number of conclusions, such as the need to develop second and third generation capture technologies, identify and implement CO2 capture in industrial applications and establish CO2 collection/distribution hubs or clusters.
SCCS Publishes Report on "Unlocking North Sea CO2 Storage for Europe"
The Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage Centre (SCCS) has today published a report on how the EU "can unlock the North Seas potential as a shared CO2 storage resource". The report is based on a conference held in September, which was attended by leading CCS experts across Europe. The report sets out 6 key recommendations for CCS in Europe, including setting a strategic vision for CCS in 2030, developing policies and incentives to drive investment and advancing CO2 infrastructure.
DECC Publishes Response to the CCS Cost Reduction Task Force
The Government has today published the formal response to the CCS Cost Reduction Task Force, giving an update on key actions and policy developments since the CCS Roadmap was published in April 2012. The Government has also set out specific actions in response to the Task Force recommendations including support for an ‘oversized’ pipeline and setting a vision for CCS towards 2030.
GCCSI Global Status of CCS 2013
The Global CCS Institute has published its annual report on the global status of CCS. The 2013 report provides an update on the number of CCS projects around the world in various stages of development. According to the report, there are now 20 large-scale CCS projects in operation or construction around the world - an increase of four since 2012.
IEA CCS Technology Roadmap 2013
The new IEA publication shows how CCS can contribute a significant one-sixth of the CO2 emission reductions required in 2050 from the energy sector to meet the climate goal.Technology Roadmap explains the next steps industry and governments must take to develop strong business models, to implement incentive frameworks and mobilise the necessary financial resources to drive cost-effective CCS deployment.
ZEP report on CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) in energy-intensive industries
ZEP's report shows that direct emissions from EU industries in 2010 accounted for 25 % of total EU CO2 emissions, and that energy efficiency measures will not be sufficient to reduce those emissions significantly. CCS continues to stand out as the only technology available to deliver deep emission cuts.
CCS Cost Reduction Task Force Final Report
The CCSA welcomes the publication of the CCS Cost Reduction Taskforce final report on The Potential for Reducing the Costs of CCS in the UK. The Final Report presents to Government what the Task Force has identified as Agreed Actions and recommended Next Steps to achieve the cost reductions and develop the CCS industry in the UK.
EASAC policy report on Carbon Capture and Storage in Europe
The European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) in its new report has examined the challenges that must be addressed to secure CCS as a viable component of strategies to mitigate climate change, and consequently to consider what contribution it may make in Europe to 2050.
IEA/CCSA report to the Clean Energy Ministerial on "Global Action to Advance Carbon Capture and Storage. A Focus on Industrial Applications"
IEA has published a report with a main focus on industrial applications of CCS. Representing one-fifth of total global CO2 emissions currently, industrial sectors such as cement, iron and steel, chemicals and refining are expected to emit even more CO2 over the coming decades. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is currently the only large-scale mitigation option available to cut the emissions intensity of production by over 50% in these sectors.
Unburnable carbon 2013: Wasted capital and stranded assets
This new research from Carbon Tracker and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE calls for regulators, governments and investors to re-evaluate energy business models against carbon budgets, to prevent $6trillion carbon bubble in the next decade. The report has revealed that fossil fuel reserves already far exceed the carbon budget to avoid global warming of 2°C, but in spite of this, spent $674billion last year to find and develop new potentially stranded assets.
IEAGHG Key Messages For Communication Needs
The IEA GHG have published a report on CCS entitled 'Key Messages for Communication Needs for Key Stakeholders'. This report was prepared together with Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS) and contains CCS briefing notes for interested stakeholders and the public.
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Costs for UK Industry: High Level Review
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills commissioned Element Energy to update cost data on carbon capture and storage (CCS) for industrial applications.
DECC's The Future of Heating: Meeting the Challenge
'The Future of Heating: Meeting the challenge' sets out specific actions to help deliver low carbon heating across the UK in the decades to come. The strategy recognises the importance of industrial CCS in reducing the UK's emissions.
AEA technology report on CCS: Assessing the Domestic Supply Chain Barriers to the Commercial Deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage within the Power Sector
The CCS supply chain will be crucial to this roll out. Because of this, DECC commissioned AEA to carry out an objective appraisal of the CCS supply chain - to identify potential CCS supply chain barriers, and to examine the scope for growth in the UK CCS supply chain during the 2020s.
MPA Cement has published its 2050 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy.
The UK cement industry has outlined the necessary action that could see it cut GHG emissions by 81% against a 1990 baseline if carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology is available to the industry and can be economically deployed. If CCS isn't viable in the long term there is an action plan that could see the industry reducing emissions by an ambitious 62%.
SaskPower CCS Global Consortium - January 13
SaskPower is developing a world's largest commercial-scale, coal-fired carbon capture and storage facility at Boundary Dam Power Station in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada. This publication provides an insight into the project management and membership, along with an overview of the technological process behind this project.
Gas Generation Strategy report by DECC - December 2012
Gas currently forms an integral part of the UK’s generation mix and is a reliable, flexible source of electricity. The report provides current and future trends of the policy strategies for gas in the UK, including the role of CCS in the gas-fired power generation.
Carbon Capture and Storage - Mobilising Private Sector Finance for CCS in the UK - 26 November
A joint report prepared by the Energy Technologies Institute and the Ecofin Research Foundatin explores the challenges that both the public and private sector needs to overcome to help build CCS into a viable low carbon industry that is economically competitive.
Managing Liabilities of European Carbon Capture and Storage - 22 November
ClimateWise has released a report on developing commercially viable insurance solutions for CCS. The document covers fundamental principles of insurability including an overview of different types of risks associated with CCS industry.
CCS Cost Reduction Task Force Interim Report - 21 November 2012
The CCS Cost Reduction Task Force, a collaboration between DECC, The Crown Estate and industry, has today published its interim report on the potential for fossil fuel power generation with CCS to compete cost-effectively with other low-carbon forms of energy in the 2020s.
The Energy and Climate Change Committee has published its 4th Special Report of Session 2012-13: Low-Carbon Growth Links with China: Government Response to the Committee's Third Report of Session 2012-13 - 20 November 2012
China is one of the most important countries needing to make the transition to a low carbon economy. In 2011, China emitted 29% of the world's carbon. The Committee's report concludes that the UK has an important role in encouraging the trend to low carbon in China. CCS technology is in the spotllight of the report as one of the effective decarbonising solutions.
Economic impacts of CO2 enhanced oil recovery for Scotland
Recognising that the combination of CCS with CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) could bring positive impacts to the Scottish ecomony, Scottish Enterprise has release a report, which examines the issues related to CO2-EOR encompassing technical potental, barriers for growth and scenarios for developing CO2-EOR in the North Sea.
IEA World Energy Outlook report 2012 - 12 November
WEO presents authoritative projections of energy trends through to 2035 and insights into what they mean for energy security, environmental sustainability and economic development. Oil, coal, natural gas, renewables, CCS and nuclear power are all covered, together with an update on climate change issues. Global energy demand, production, trade, investment and carbon dioxide emissions are broken down by region or country, by fuel and by sector.
Global CCS Institute Report : "The Global Status of CCS: 2012"
The report provides a comprehensive overview of the development of CCS projects and technologies around the world – progress, challenges and recommendations – and of actions taken to assist the demonstration of those technologies at a large scale. Covering developments from late 2011, until the beginning of September 2012, the report draws on the results of the Institute’s annual project survey, which is completed by lead proponents of major CCS projects.
TINAs Report: "Carbon Capture & Storage in the Power Sector Summary Report"
The new analysis, Technology Innovation Needs Assessment (TINA), examines the potential for innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage technology and assesses the economic benefits to the UK.
Element Energy report on 'Ecomonic impacts of CO2-enhanced oil recovery for Scotland' for Scottish Enterprise
A study has been commissioned to examine the economic potential for utilising captured CO2 to enhance recovery of oil within the UK Continental Shelf.
ECC Committee pre-legislative scrunity report on draft Energy Bill
- View the report - Volume I
- View the report - Volume II (Oral and Written Evidence)
- View the report - Volume III (Additional Written Evidence)
GCCSI report - ROAD CCS Project: Lessons learnt
This report outlines the major lessons learnt from the ROAD CCS project development phase and aims to inform similar CCS projects across the globe that are working towards a final investment decision.
GCCSI report - International comparison of the large group process: Results from Canada, Netherlands, Scotland and Australia
The research presented in this report presentsthe results of a large group workshop process, developedin Australia that was replicated across four different countries.The countries selected were chosen on the basis that carbon capture and storage (CCS), a technology to prevent large amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) being released into the atmosphere from the use of fossil fuel in power generation.
GCCSI report - Project Pioneer: Preliminary construction execution and labour market analysis
This summaryPage 4 of 6report peruses at a high-level for the reader, Project Pioneer’s analysis of labour markets through expected industrial activity, a brief overview of the construction advisory committee, analysis of major risks for construction of the project, and finally some concluding notes.
Report on 'Handling and Allocation of Business Risks. Special Report to the GCCSI' by the ROAD CCS Project in Netherlands
The report describes and evaluates the risk management methodology developed by the ROAD Project Team. This includes a description of the business risks, mitigating actions, and residual risks.
Western Australia greenhouse gas capture and storage: A tale of two projects
This report, developed by the Western Australian and Australian Government, looks into the two current CCS projects being developed in Western Australia – the South West Hub and the Gorgon LNG Project.
CCS Commercialisation Programme by DECC
The following document focuses on our activities to date for developing commercial-scale CCS and the CCS Commercialisation Programme.
Carbon Capture Roadmap by DECC
According to the report 'Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) has the potential to be one of the most cost effective technologies for decarbonisation of the UK’s power and industrial sectors, as well as those of economies worldwide'.
UKERC report "Carbon Capture and Storage. Realising the potential?"
The project is an independent, inter-disciplinary assessment of the viability of CCS technologies from now to 2030.
Report Practical Potential for Gas CCS in Europe in 2030 for ECF
Element Energy and Green Alliance have produced the report "The Practical Potential for Gas Power with CCS in Europe in 2030" for The European Climate Foundation.
- View the report on policy implications by the environmental think tank Green Alliance "The CCS challenge: practical potential for gas carbon capture and storage in Europe in 2030". View on Green Alliance website.
Green Alliance Report
Environmental think tank Green Alliance has released anew reports on CCS:
- The CCS challenge: securing a second chance for UK carbon capture and storage. View on Green Alliance website.
NAO Report - "Carbon capture and storage: lessons from the competition for the first UK demonstration"
The National Audit Office has published a report on the UK's first CCS Demonstration Competition, cancelled in October 2011, to design, construct and operate the UK's first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage project.
DECC publishes Front End Engineering Design Studies (FEED) studies from Demo 1 competition
The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change has released FEED studies from the first UK CCS Competition. For further information, please visit the DECC website.
UK Government Carbon Plan
The Carbon Plan, published in December 2011, sets out the Government's plans for achieving the emissions reductions committed to in the first four carbon budgets, on the way to reducing UK emissions by 80% from 1990 levels in 2050. Visit the DECC Carbon Plan web page and view the CCSA response UK Carbon Plan - Not far enough on CCS.
ZEP CCS Library
The European Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) has developed a library of key CCS publications. View the CCS Library (Scroll to bottom of page).
GCCSI Costs of CCS Report
The Global CCS Institute has released a policy briefing The costs of CCS and other low-carbon technologies.
APGTF New Technology Strategy Report
The UK Advanced Power Generation Technology Forum (APGTF) has launched 'Cleaner Fossil Power Generation in the 21st Century - Maintaining a Leading Role: A technology strategy for fossil fuel carbon abatement technologies'.
The APGTF has revised and updated its 2009 strategy for carbon capture and storage. It includes a detailed review of research, development and demonstration themes and priorities in CCS. Visit the APGTF website to download the report and for further information.
New GCCSI Report
The Global CCS Institute has released its report The Global Status of CCS: 2011
CSLF, Beijing 2011
The fourth CSLF Ministerial Meeting took place in September 2011 in Beijing.
- Download the CSLF Ministerial Communiqué
- Download the CSLF Stakeholders Statement.
- Download the presentation by Ambassador Richard H. Jones of the International Energy Agency.
To find out more about the meeting, please visit the CSLF website.
Technology Roadmap - Carbon Capture and Storage in Industrial Applications
International Energy Agency (IEA) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launch their Technology Roadmap on CCS in Industrial Applications. To read the report.
National Policy Statements for Energy Infrastructure
The UK Government has approved 6 National Policy Statements for Energy Infrastructure. To find out more, visit the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change website.
HSE Technical Paper
HSE Technical Paper (PDF) on CO2 loss from containment vessels concludes that additional H&S regulation is not required.
The EAC’s Green Investment Bank Report
The House of Commons, Environmental Audit Committee have now published their The Green Investment Bank - Second Report of Session 2010–11, Volume I: Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence. Additional written evidence is contained in Volume II, available on the Committee website
CO2 Capture Project Regulatory Update
CO2 Capture Project released in November 2010 the report Update on Selected Regulatory Issues for CO2 Capture and Geological Storage
Department of Energy and Climate Change Carbon Plan 2011
Read the DECC Carbon Plan
Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum; Strategic Plan Implementation Report, February 2011
Eunomia Report on Importance of CO2 Storage in the East Irish Sea
View the story. Read the report: The East Irish Sea CCS Cluster: A Conceptual Design – Technical Report
Government Response to ECC Committee Report on EPS
Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage Centre (SCCSS) Toolkit
Special Metals Forum (SMF) in Partnership with National metals Technology Centre (NAMTEC) first CCS Report
Headline: CCS could contribute £6.5 billion to the UK economy and create up to 100,000 jobs by 2030. View the story.
Read Carbon Capture and Storage - Technology, Materials and Key Players (for purchase only)
Camco Report: CCS Strategy and Action Plan for the Greater South East
Read the report.
UK: Energy and Climate Change Committee Report National Policy Statements for Energy
CCS Featured Article in China Environment Series
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Report on CCS
Green Labor Journal Review of Clean Coal Jobs
Read the story. Read the featured article Potential Low-Carbon Jobs- United Mine Workers of America: Analysis of advanced coal-based electric generation and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies.
Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage Report on Public Communication
Read Towards a Public Communication and Engagement Strategy for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Projects in Scotland: A Review of Research Findings, CCS Project Experiences, Tools, Resources and Best Practices
Report finds 2010 CCS Spending Reached $11.9bn Globally
BP Report on Energy Growth to 2030
Financial Times Special Report on Energy
Read the FT Special Report- Innovation in Energy (subscription required). This includes the article “Carbon sequestration: capture technology faces a more hostile environment”. CCSA CEO Jeff Chapman has been quoted in this article.
Element Energy and Carbon Counts Report for One North East and NEPIC
ClientEarth Report on Legal Policy Analysis and Recommendations for Financial Security Obligations
Study by Arup, published by DG Energy on Potential CCS Capacity Shortage in Central Europe
View the story. Read Feasibility Study for Europe-Wide CO2 Infrastructures.
New DOE/NETL CCS Roadmap
CCS Report from Bharat Book Bureau (for purchase)
Study Published in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Special Edition of American Chemical Society journal, Environment Science & Technology
NETL Best Prices Manual on CO2 Storage
UK Government Response to Low Carbon Skills Challenge Consultation
Report by EC Joint Research Centre
Journal of Pipeline Engineering
UK DECC and HM Treasury Consultations
UK DECC CCS Consultation on Third Party Access Provisions and Infrastructure
View the consultation.
IEA CCS Briefing Papers
VTT Report on Impact of CCS on GHG Emissions in Finland
View the story.
DECC publish report on CO2 Storage and EOR
Grantham Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College, Briefing Documents
Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Roadmap
Policy Brief from World Resources Institute
Department of Energy and Climate Change Report on CO2 Storage and EOR
European Commission FAQs on NER300
Read the EC's FAQs on NER300
DECC OCCS Guidance on EU NER300 Competition
UK Parliament releases new Energy Bill
Read the Energy Bill 2011
UK Committee on Climate Change, Fourth Carbon Budget
Read the CCCs Fourth Carbon Budget
5,700 Years of CO2 Storage Potential in US/Canada
Read The U.S. DOE's third edition of Carbon Sequestration Atlas
U.S. DOE Study on Potential CO2 Storage Impacts
Government Response to ECC Committee Report
U.S. EIA: Annual Energy Outlook 2010, with projections to 2035
Report by European Commission on Energy Infrastructure
European Commission Launches New Report, “Energy 2010"
Report from ECN
ENA Gas Futures Report
WRI Report on Community Engagement for CCS Projects
Global Data report on Clean Coal
Global Data report on Oxy-fuel Technology
Report by VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland
Report by Boston Consulting Group
World Energy Outlook 2010 (For purchase)
Read the abstract
Article in 'Science'
Read ‘Caging Carbon Dioxide’
Belfer Center (Harvard University) Study on Policy options to assist the deployment of CCS, particularly in the U.S.
Read Analysis of Financial Incentives for Early CCS Deployment
ZEP Presents Strategic Deployment Document on CCS
Read the Strategic Deployment Document II
Ernst & Young Study on the Green Investment Bank
Read the story.
Durham University Study- UK May Miss CCS EOR potential
Read the story.
CE Delft for Climate Change Action Network (CAN) Europe on CO2 efficient manufacturing in Europe.
EBI Report on the Climate Change Industry. Includes comprehensive section on CCS
Read EBI Report 4000: The Climate Change Industry (For purchase only)
U.S. FutureGen 2.0 Site Selection Process
U.S. DOE Manual on Studies of 11 Major CO2 Geological Storage Formations
Energy Institute JIP Documents
- Technical guidance on hazard analysis for onshore carbon capture installations and onshore pipelines
- Read Good plant design and operation for onshore carbon capture installations and onshore pipelines
View the documents.
Report by Energy Technology Innovation Policy Research Group, Harvard.
European Commission, Energy, EEPR for CCS
View the website
Report on the Potential for CCS in Southern Africa
Scotland's Review of Planning Applicaitons for Latest Clean Energy Technology
Read Scotland's Regulatory Review Group- Annual Report
(This report makes Scotland better placed to progress planning applications to build CCS facilities)
Report from The Climate Group, Econfin Research Foundation and Global CCS Institute
Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Report
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy Report
CBI Brief on Deciding Britain's Energy Future
Read No Time To Lose
Report by Institute for Environmental Decisions (IED), ETH Zurich
Clean Tech, Clean Profits
Clean Tech, Clean Profits (published August 2010) is available directly from the publisher, Kogan Page. To take advantage of a 30% discount, and buy a copy of the book for £21 instead of the usual £29.95 simply contact Taryn Sachs (email@example.com ), quoting the code CTCP2010.
A Think Piece by Lord Oxburgh
Global CCS Institute CCS projects status report
Report for Committee on Climate Change on CCS
Committee on Climate Change 2nd progress report
IEA/CSLF Report to the Muskoka 2010 G8 Summit on CCS
North Sea Task Basin publishes report on CO2 infrastructure
Read One North Sea
Energy Act 2010
Read Energy Act 2010
IEA Greenhouse Gas Programme report on CO2 pipeline infrastructure
Read CO2 pipeline infrastructure: An analysis of global challenges and opportunities
CCSA postition paper on an international climate change agreement
IEA releases roadmap for CCS
GCCSI report on the global status of CCS
Institute of Civil Engineers report on CCS in the UK
Pöyry CCS deployment report for the Committee on Climate Change
Royal Society report on achieving a low carbon future
APGTF report on cleaner fossil fuel power generation
E.ON report on the potential for a CCS cluster in the Thames Estuary
US Department of Energy report on monitoring and reporting
US Geological Survey report on how to evaluate CO2 storage potential
Centre for Policy Studies warns of over-dependence on gas
Report from the Advisory Committee on Carbon Abatement Technologies (ACCAT)
Highlights from a UK CCS expert mission to Japan
Policy Brief on Green Stimulus from the Grantham Research Institute
Emerging Energy Research Publishes CCS Report
World Economic Forum Releases Report
McKinsey Publishes Latest Greenhouse Gas Abatement Curve
Linklaters Releases Paper on Transboundary CO2 Transportation
House of Commons Business and Enterprise Committee Publishes Report on the Energy Crunch
Policy Exchange Publishes Report on UK Energy Policy
World Business Council for Sustainable Development Publishes Report on Low-Carbon Technology and Policies
Scottish Council for Development & Industry Releases Report on the Future of Electricity Generation in Scotland
EEF Publishes Report on Low Carbon Energy Strategy in the UK
UKERC Publishes Report on Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy in the UK
Committee on Climate Change Publishes First Report
UK Government Releases Response to Consultation on EC proposed amendments to EU ETS
EC Publishes Policy Options Paper
EC Publishes Background Paper on Enhanced Hydrocarbon Recovery
The Sussex Energy Group has published a briefing on UK government policy for CCS
Bellona Publishes Report on Funding the EU CCS Flagship Programme
Scottish Government Releases Three Reports Relating to CCS
Read Mitigating Against Climate Change in Scotland : Identification and Initial Assessment of Policy Options, Scottish Energy Study - Volume 5 : Energy and Carbon Dioxide Projections for Scotland and Grid Issues Arising From Changes to the Generation Background in Scotland
IEA Publishes Its World Energy Outlook 2008
ZEP Publishes Report on EU CCS Demonstration Programme
IEA Publishes CCS Report
View the IEA website for more information on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage: A Key Carbon Abatement Option
World Resources Institute Issues Guidelines on CCS
IEA Publishes Paper on Carbon Leakage
CO2DeepStore Releases Latest Issue of The Critical Point
RAND Publishes Report on Unconventional Fossil-Based Fuels
Doosan Babcock Presentation to BCURA Coal Science Lecture, Royal Institution
Green Alliance Publishes Report on CCS
Environment Agency Publishes Science Report on CCS Readiness
CO2 GeoNet Publishes Brochure on CO2 Storage
McKinsey Publishes Report on CCS Economics
BERR Consultation Towards Carbon Capture and Storage
Read the CCSA Response
Defra Consultation on the EU Commission's proposals to amend the EU ETS from 2013
IPPR Publishes Report on the Future of Coal-Fired Power
Tony Blair Submits Climate Report to G8 Summit
UK Government CCS Consultation
Lords Economic Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Economics of Renewable Energy
Environmental Audit Committee Inquiry into Carbon Capture and Storage
Read the CCSA Submission
Policy Exchange Publishes Report on CCS
Yorkshire Forward Publishes CCS Network Report
Friends of Europe/Bellona Publishes CCS Roundtable Report
Policy Exchange Publishes Research Note on CCS
British Embassy Tokyo Note on CCS in Japan
Read the Note
TUC Publishes Report on Clean Coal in the UK
Read the TUC's Clean Coal Task Group report "Clean coal in the UK and European electricity mix"
Pew Center Reports on Advancing Deployment of CCS
As part of its Coal Initiative Series of reports, the Pew Center have published three White Papers on CCS. Read the White Papers:
- State Policy Options to Advance CCS (February 2008)
- A Trust Fund Approach to Accelerating Deployment of CCS: Options and Considerations (January 2008)
- A Program to Accelerate the Deployment of CO2 Capture and Storage: Rationale, Objectives, and Cost (October 2007)
IRGC Publishes Policy Brief on CCS
Shell Energy Scenarios to 2050
Read the report
IEA GHG Publishes Booklet on Safety of CO2 Storage
EEF and Deloitte Publish Joint Report on Low-Carbon Economy - Business Opportunities
Read the report "Delivering the low-carbon economy - Business opportunities for UK manufacturers" and joint press release here.
IPPR Publishes Research Report on UK Emissions Target
Read Research Report
UKERC Publishes UK CCS Roadmap
Read the initial UK CCS Roadmap following the workshop on “Carbon Capture and Storage Opportunities in a New Europe” here.
IPPR Factfile on Energy Security
Read the IPPR Facfile Energy Security in the UK
Government Publishes Coal Forum Report
Read the UK Coal Forum Report (pdf)
North Sea Basin Task Force Publishes First Report
Read the first Report of the North Sea Basin Task Force here (pdf)
UK Government Publishes Energy White Paper
IEA Publishes Report on CCS in the CDM
Read the report Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage in the Clean Development Mechanism written by ERM on behalf of the International Energy Agency
Draft Climate Change Bill Published
Environmental Audit Committee Publishes Fourth Report
Read the EACs Fourth Report
Budget 2007 is Published
Read the Budget 2007 and associated documents
IPCC Summary of 4th Assessment Report
EU Commission Publishes Strategic Energy Review
DTI and ICE Publish Report on Capture-Ready Plant
Read the Survey of Power Station Contractors jointly published by the DTI and the Institute of Chemical Engineers here.
Chancellor Publishes 2006 Pre-Budget Report
Second World Energy Book
World Business Council for Sustainable Development Report
Government Publishes Stern Review
Read the Stern Review: The Economics of Climate Change and supporting documents
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology Postnote
Defra EU ETS Phase II NAP
The UK Government today submitted the UK's National Allocation Plan for Phase II (2008-2012) of the EU ETS to the EU Commission. Read the UK National Allocation Plan 2008-2012 and associated documents.
DTI Energy Review
Defra Stakeholder Questionnaire on Priorities for the Review of the EU ETS
DTI Energy Review Consultation and CCSA Response
The Association has responded today to the Government's 2006 Energy Review. The response calls upon Government to implement an incentive scheme/s to encourage take up of CCS and modify legislation in such a way that large quantities of CO2 can be stored for indefinite periods in geological formations under land or the sea bed in depleted oil and gas fields; saline aquifers; or in deep, unminable coal beds.
View the Energy Review Consultation Jan 2006
View the CCSA Response CCSA Energy Review Submission.pdf
House of Commons Science & Technology Committee Third Special Report
Read Meeting UK Energy and Climate Needs: The Role of Carbon Capture and Storage: Government Response to the Committee's First Report of Session 2005-06
Read the First Report Meeting UK Energy and Climate Needs
Defra Marine Bill Consultation
Defra EU ETS Draft NAP II Consultation
View the Consultation on the Phase II UK Draft National Allocation Plan & associated documents
Read the CCSA response CCSA Submission to Phase II NAP Consultation.doc