South African Centre for Carbon Capture & Storage

 



Pilot Carbon Dioxide Storage Project

The Pilot Carbon Dioxide Storage Project (PCSP) is the first National and International collaborative Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Research & Development project on the African Continent. The PCSP is a proof of concept for Carbon Capture & Storage in South Africa and is critical to addressing climate change. Read More...

CCS Study Tour to Canada

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre in conjunction with Sask Power hosted a delegation from SANEDI, UMkhanyakude Local House of Traditional Leaders, UMkhanyakude District Municipality, UMhlabuyalingana and Big5 Hlabisa Local Municipality. The visit was part of the CCS Study Tour which was aimed at exposing the stakeholders. Read More

 Pilot School Programme









SACCCS through its Stakeholder Engagement component has  established a Pilot School Programme (PSP) to conduct outreach activities for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Educators and Learners. The aim is to build understanding of Carbon Capture and Storage as one of the climate change mitigation measures as well as energy related topics. Read More...


 


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27/06/2019, 11:29 AM

UK's biggest carbon capture project is step-change on emissions

Tata-owned Cheshire plant to turn 40,000 tonnes of CO2 a year into useful products The UK’s biggest carbon capture project will soon block thousands of tonnes of factory emissions from contributing to the...   More


20/05/2019, 11:28 AM

Is carbon capture and storage still a feasible option for South Africa?

Carbon capture and storage is punted as one of the most effective ways of reducing carbon emissions, and South Africa has two perfect sites for this, in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. But progress seems...   More


15/05/2019, 11:26 AM

SA commits to green energy but can't ditch coal ywt

Although South Africa has committed to driving renewable energy, the country cannot ditch coal yet. This was the word from energy minister Jeff Radebe yesterday during Africa Utility Week in Cape Town. In his...   More


10/01/2017

PTRC and South African National Energy Development Institute sign MOU on CCS R&D

The PTRC and SANEDI are pleased to announce the official signing of a memorandum of understanding to share knowledge and develop research initiatives on carbon capture and storage. SANEDI, through its South...   More


01/07/2016

Education in renewable energy expected to boom in S.A

With the fast growth in renewable energy in South Africa, universities will soon offer degrees which focus on this growing sector says MSC Artisan Academy’s Operations Director, Willie Gresse. Speaking to...   More


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