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...


COVID-19 / Novel Coronavirus






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Dear Valued Stakeholder

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for responsible social distancing to try and flatten the curve. As the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to spread across South Africa and remains at the top of the agenda for businesses nationally and internationally SANEDI has put measures in place for the safety of our employees and stakeholders. We have implemented a work from home protocol, allowing all our employees to work from home for business continuity and staying safe. Our office will remain open. This arrangement is effective from Thursday, 26 March. 

Our office is monitoring the outbreak and its impact on our employees and stakeholders. Please be assured that during this time of risk mitigation the SANEDI – CCUS services will remain unaffected unless constrained by social distancing requirements.  

Warm Regards
Ms Tshilidzi Tshivhase 
SANEDI – CCUS Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Officer



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09/05/2020

Scientists Have Developed a Membrane That Separates CO2 From Other Gases

Scientists have developed a new type of self-assembling silver membrane that could be used to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions before they have a chance to spread in the atmosphere.

Using a technique the team says has never been attempted before, the researchers seeded their gas separation membrane with only a tiny deposit of the valuable metal, leveraging the flow of CO2 itself to grow tiny silver crystals or dendrites on the membrane.

Written by Peter Dokril
For more information [https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-create-self-growing-silver-membrane-that-separates-co2-from-other-gases]



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