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: Austenmarch, I. March 29, 2016. Technology to Make Clean Energy From Coal Is Stumbling in Practice. New York Times. Although this technology worked in a small demonstration project, it didn’t scale up: “An … 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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