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Carbon capture operation and maintenance costs grow by nearly $15M in four years

Costs of maintenance and operating the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facility at Boundary Dam Three (BD3) have been steadily climbing since 2014.

“We asked a written question about the operating and maintenance costs for the carbon capture facility itself, and they indicated last year it was $27 million. 386 more words

Canada

Scientists accurately model the action of aerosols on clouds

Global climate is a tremendously complex phenomenon, and researchers are making painstaking progress, year by year, to try to develop ever more accurate models. Now, an international group including researchers from the Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) in… 453 more words

Aerospace

Despite two-million tonnes, milestone carbon capture hasn't won over critics

Four-years after it launched an innovative new technology, SaskPower has captured two-million tonnes of carbon.

It’s the equivalent of taking half-a-million cars off the road. 402 more words

Environment

Over 2M tonnes of CO2 captured by Boundary Dam CCS project: SaskPower

SaskPower’s says its carbon capture and storage (CCS) process at the Boundary Dam Power Station has prevented over two million tonnes of carbon dioxide from reaching the atmosphere. 188 more words

Canada

Carbon capture and storage (CCS): How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?

It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western Canada could just provide the fix to stop the world tipping into runaway climate change and substitute dwindling supplies of conventional fuel. 81 more words

Sweden aims at carbon-neutral concrete

Sweden’s concrete industry is developing a road map for climate neutralisation in conjunction with Fossil Free Sweden (FFS), a government body set up prior to COP21 in Paris. 343 more words

Articles

Understanding carbon capture and storage

This article was written by group member Dr Greg Holland, Senior Lecturer in Terrestrial Noble Gas Geochemistry

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New group paper: Estimating carbon dioxide residence time scales through noble gas and stable isotope diffusion profiles. 465 more words

Earth