Category Archives: CCS Carbon Capture & Storage

Carbon Capture and Storage not likely to ever be commercial: too expensive, uses up to 30% of the power

[It’s 2016 and CCS still isn’t working, and can never work because the size of the storage area is too large:  “The prospects for carbon capture (e.g., clean coal) are widely discussed. Unfortunately, what is not usually discussed is that … Continue reading

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Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology roadmap 2013 IEA

Notes from 63 page: IEA. 2013. Technology Roadmap Carbon capture and storage (CCS). International Energy Agency. A total cumulative mass of approximately 120 Gt CO2 would need to be captured and stored between 2015 and 2050, across all regions of … Continue reading

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Carbon capture and storage

Capturing even a small portion of CO2 emissions requires a compression + transportation + storage industry with greater throughput than oil extraction; but without the benefit oil provides as an energy input. Coal-fired plant capital costs could rise 40%-75% (as … Continue reading

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