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...


 

CCS, Climate Change & Energy News


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27/06/2019

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 climate crisis, by using them to help make the chemicals found in antacid, eye drops and Pot Noodle.

Within two years a chemical plant in Cheshire could keep 40,000 tonnes of carbon from the air every year, or the equivalent of removing 22,000 cars from the UK’s roads.

Published by Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian's energy correspondent
For More information on the article: [https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/27/uks-biggest-carbon-capture-project-is-step-change-on-emissions]





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