Day: February 15, 2022

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Chevron’s Gorgon CCS Project Misses Target

Chevron’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at its Gorgon LNG plant in Australia underperformed in 2021 with 2.26 million tons of carbon dioxide injected underground, well below its annual capacity of 4 million tons per year of CO2. Chevron’s CCS project has been working well below its annual capacity since it was launched in August […]

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Biden administration announces green manufacturing push

The Biden administration announced a series of steps on Tuesday aimed at promoting green manufacturing and taking on climate change contributions from the industrial sector. A new fact sheet from the White House said it would aim to do so through a series of initiatives aimed at bolstering clean hydrogen energy and using the federal […]

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New federal guidelines could boost carbon capture in the US

The Biden administration says the US will ‘likely’ need controversial carbon capture tech to meet climate goals On Tuesday, the Biden administration issued new guidelines for federal agencies on how to assess proposals to capture and sequester carbon dioxide pollution. The new guidance lays out steps that could encourage “widespread deployment” of a controversial form […]

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The safest and most deadly types of energy — how do renewables compare to fossil fuels?

How safe do you think nuclear energy is, for instance? Energy is the cornerstone of our modern society. For most of human civilization, the energy we used was biological: from our bodies and the animals we used (for instance, for plowing in agriculture). We also burned a lot of wood for heating. Then, some 250 […]

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Biden looks to extract critical minerals from coal waste, to aid clean energy goals

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration is studying the cost of building a refinery to extract the minerals and metals used in clean energy technology from coal waste. The Department of Energy put out a request Monday for input on designing and building a commercial-scale facility capable of extracting rare earth elements and critical minerals from the billions […]

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Biden administration awards CCUS FEED study to GE Gas Power

The US Department of Energy also provided $175 million in funding to 68 clean technology projects GE Gas Power was awarded $5.7 million from the US Department of Energy for a front-end engineering design study into carbon capture, utilisation, and storage applications for power generation. The funding from the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon […]

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CEQ Issues New Guidance to Responsibly Develop Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration

Today, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) delivered new guidance to Federal agencies to help ensure that the advancement of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS) technologies is done in a responsible manner that incorporates the input of communities and reflects the best available science. The development of this guidance was mandated by the Utilizing […]

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The Hydrogen Economy

Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Incentives