Joint Launch Event: Policy@Manchester, CBI Economics, CCSA & CCUS APPG


Joint Launch Event: Policy@Manchester, CBI Economics, CCSA & CCUS APPG

Posted on: March 15th, 2023 by ccsaEditor

‘Capturing the Carbon Opportunity’ is a joint report by Policy@Manchester, The University of Manchester’s policy engagement unit, and CBI Economics (Confederation of British Industry).

The report examines the role that carbon capture and storage can play in the UK’s goal to reach net zero by 2050 and aims to help accelerate the UK’s decarbonisation mission by exploring the potential of CCS.

Join the CCSA, CCUS APPG, Policy@Manchester and CBI Economics in attending a breakfast reception in the Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons on Tuesday 18th of April 08:00-11:00 to discuss the important findings of this report and network with key industry figures with common interests.

The breakfast reception will be held in the House of Commons on the 18th of April. The schedule will include:

Complimentary breakfast and tea and coffee will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Energy Storage Strategy Online Launch Event

Posted on: February 23rd, 2023 by ccsaEditor

Join SGN and our project partners DNV and Cadent on Wednesday 15th March 10:00-11:00 for an online event to showcase the progress and development of the Energy Storage Strategy.

The Energy Storage Strategy is an important initiative that will help identify a hydrogen and wider gaseous energy storage approach for the UK.

The Energy Storage Strategy project is a partnership between gas networks SGN and Cadent, and leading energy consultancy DNV, that has investigated the past, present and future role of gas storage in the UK energy landscape, including an assessment of the potential role of hydrogen storage. The study looked at the requirements for storage in an extreme weather scenario, modelling the decarbonisation direction through electrification or hydrogen for heat, and the next steps for supporting hydrogen storage to achieve binding climate change targets.

This launch event will provide an overview of the five key conclusions of the project, which are:

  1. To meet net zero the UK will require considerable energy storage.
  2. Hydrogen storage will be a major and essential part of this.
  3. Physical hydrogen storage is needed in the UK.
  4. Only geological hydrogen storage can deliver at the scale needed within the timescales for net zero.
  5. Geological hydrogen storage should be supported through a viable business model now, to ensure it can be available in the 2030s.

The project findings make clear that the development of hydrogen storage is a no-regrets option for energy system resilience, required regardless of heat decarbonisation pathway. Our launch event will further explain these findings and provide recommendations on the urgency and funding of storage implementation in the UK. We look forward to welcoming you there.

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DNV’s Energy Transition: Outlook The future of the energy transition in Scotland

Posted on: February 22nd, 2023 by ccsaEditor

Which are the most promising technologies, how will the energy mix develop, and how do we turn talk into action to curb emissions and create new opportunities?

Get answers to these and many other questions at this seminar where we will be joined by experts from across the energy industry.

DNV’s UK Energy Transition Outlook, provides a detailed forecast of the demand and supply of energy towards 2050. It covers primary supply, infrastructure and associated CAPEX costs for the integrated UK system. Frank Ketelaars, Project Director for the UK ETO will present the key findings from this latest research.

Ronnie Quinn, Chief Executive, NECCUS will provide their view on how this forecast and UK ambitions compare with their assessment on likely developments in Scotland for offshore wind, hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage – both in terms of projects but also impact on the local job market.

The two presentations will be followed by a panel discussion, which will focus on the overall UK development trends, and what this means specifically for Scotland.

Speakers and panellists include:

When: 30 March 2023, 09:00-11:00

Where: P&J Live, East Burn Road, Aberdeen, AB21 9FX, Scotland

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Testing of open and commercial solvents at Waste-to-Energy plants Webinar

Posted on: February 9th, 2023 by ccsaEditor

The ACT project NEWEST-CCUS aims to accelerate the development and deployment of CO2 capture technologies that are tailored for effective operation at Waste-to-Energy  (WtE) plants. In the project, amine solvents were tested at WtE plants and at plants under conditions relevant for WtE. One of the tested solvents was the well-known APBS CDRMax solvent, a proprietary solvent from NEWEST-CCUS project partner Carbon Clean. The webinar will address the execution of the campaigns, the results that were obtained and discuss the performance of the tested solvents.

Chair: Peter van Os, TNO


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Future Energy Transition

Posted on: November 15th, 2022 by ccsaEditor

Join us at Future Energy Transition digital conference on 6 December to explore digital innovation and sustainability for the oil & gas sector. We will be engaging with leading operators and innovators in the oil & gas industry, including representatives from bp, Chevron, Equinor, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Shell, TotalEnergies and more – to discuss both existing and potential pathways to achieve emissions reductions and help build a sustainable future.

As a Future Energy Transition Supporting Partner, CCSA has 20 free event passes to distribute to our members. REGISTER HERE with the event code CCSAFREE to secure your pass. Passes are allocated on a first come first served basis.

SCOTTISH CLUSTER EXCHANGE: Supply Chain Opportunities in CCS (Stirling)

Posted on: November 7th, 2022 by ccsaEditor

SCOTTISH CLUSTER EXCHANGE: Supply Chain Opportunities in CCS (Aberdeen)

Posted on: November 7th, 2022 by ccsaEditor

Tees Valley Net Zero Showcase

Posted on: November 7th, 2022 by ccsaEditor

Thursday 17th November, 9:00am – 16:00
Darlington Mowden Park Arena, Neasham Rd, Darlington DL2 1DL

CCS in the UK – Infrastructure to Unlock Investment | Report Launch

Posted on: November 4th, 2022 by ccsaEditor

About the report launch reception 

The report launch “CCS in the UK – Infrastructure to Unlock Investment” reception will take place on Monday, November 21st at Carlton House in London –  (10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH). 

During the first half of the evening, you will hear from senior sector leaders who have contributed to the report, who will be speaking about the report’s recommendations and the overall UK’s approach to CCS. This event is free to attend, and particularly relevant for policy, academic and private sector leaders.  

 There will be an opportunity for policy, academic and private sector leaders to network and meet with each other after the first half of the event. 

 Speakers confirmed:

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About the report  

Current projects to capture or remove carbon globally are nowhere near enough to meet the world’s climate targets. According to 2018 IPCC report, to limit global warming to 1.5 °C we will need to remove between 100 – 1000 GtCO2 from the atmosphere over the 21st century. The UK Government has committed to capturing 47Mt of carbon dioxide by 2050, requiring a major upscale of current carbon management operations, thus there is a need for a robust deployment plan to encourage adoption of such technologies.  

The report explores the potential for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to help achieve net zero targets with a particular focus on the UK’s CCUS hubs. The objective of the report, which PPP carried out in partnership with Third Way, was to address barriers to wider deployment of CCS projects in the UK, while also focusing on wider issues surrounding their financing, regulation and policy. 

It draws on a series of features, case studies, webinars, interviews and roundtables carried out throughout 2022. Throughout its development, Public Policy Projects (PPP) has consulted cross-sector stakeholders in the UK from private and public sectors, as well as senior leaders in several countries including Brad Crabtree, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Climate attaché to the EU Delegation to the UK Emilien Gasc. 

CCS4G Symposium 2022 – Super Critical Connections (Co-located event)

Posted on: September 8th, 2022 by ccsaEditor

A symposium on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) for Geoscientists

In many ways the CCS world with its wells, reservoirs and sealing cap-rocks will be familiar to PESGB members. However, in other ways it will be quite different. The twin necessities of driving costs down and ensuring long-term public safety will demand collaboration and openness like never before.

In response to demand from the PESGB membership, we have scheduled this one-day symposium on the geoscience aspects of geological CO2 storage. The conveners are soliciting oral presentations from industry experts to meet the goal of offering deep technical insights into G&G topics pertinent to CCS.

If you are a petroleum-geoscientist considering ‘what next’ in a changing world, this event is designed for you. CCS is essential in meeting the worlds Net Zero targets. The anticipated exponential growth of CCS projects worldwide will need a major effort to re-purpose skills from the oil and natural gas industry.

Confirmed speakers/sessions

More info here