08.03.2021

# Political Papers

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New IEAGHG blog: US DOE Workshop on Modelling Carbon Capture Technology in the Industrial Sector

"The workshop offered an opportunity for the 50+ experts participating to share progress and to discuss the way forward with peers. In particular, discussions addressed the challenges to capturing CO2 in the industrial sector, the remaining gaps for industrial CCS modelling, and what needs to be done better to understand the role of CCUS in the industry sector along pathways to low emissions."

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02.03.2021

# Calls & events

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Call for Applications: Carbon Capture Use and Storage Development Fund (Australia)

Deadline: 29. March 2021

"The Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Development Fund provides businesses with grants of up $25 million for pilot projects or pre-commercial projects aimed at reducing emissions."

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02.03.2021

# Media

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sifted: How are Europe’s startups capturing carbon?

"In an effort to reach global net-zero by 2050, there’s rising interest in carbon capture technologies, which separate carbon dioxide from air and gas and then store or utilise it."

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26.02.2021

# Political Papers

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Dent, Michael (2021): Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) 2021-2040

Dent, Michael (2021): Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) 2021-2040. IDTechEx.

"A technology and industry perspective, including carbon pricing, point-source carbon capture, direct air capture, carbon dioxide-to-fuels, carbon dioxide-to-chemicals, enhanced oil recovery, and geological storage."

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19.02.2021

# Media

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Forbes: Commercial Carbon Capture And Use Takes A Step Forward With Carbon Clean

"The US Department of Energy has awarded a grant to RTI International, CEMEX (a leading supplier of cement, concrete and aggregates), Carbon Clean and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to jointly work on development of a CO2 capture system and commercially viable carbon utilization solution."

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10.02.2021

# Media

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Argus Media: Germany launches CCUS support

"Germany's economy and energy ministry is preparing a subsidy programme aimed at supporting the country's raw material industry in developing technologies for carbon capture and utilisation or storage (CCU/CCS)."

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01.02.2021

# Media

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JD Supra: IRS Finalizes Guidance Relating to Carbon Capture and Sequestration

"With the regulatory structure in place, implementation of most carbon capture, use and sequestration (“CCUS”) structures can proceed with confidence about the tax effects."

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18.01.2021

# New Publications

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Singh, Udayan; Colosi, Lisa M. (2021): The case for estimating carbon return on investment (CROI) for CCUS platforms

Singh, Udayan; Colosi, Lisa M. (2021): The case for estimating carbon return on investment (CROI) for CCUS platforms. In Applied Energy 285, p. 116394. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116394.

"We posit that widespread, uniform application of a standardized ratio metric, carbon return on investment (CROI), will improve the usefulness of LCA to articulate true CO2 sequestration by candidate CCUS platforms."

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18.01.2021

# Media

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Energy Monitor: CCU: Dangerous distraction or essential for the energy transition?

"Carbon capture and use can reduce, recycle or even remove emissions from the atmosphere, but its role in climate action depends on the carbon’s origin and destination."

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15.01.2021

# New Publications

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Becattini, Viola; et al. (2021): Role of Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization to Enable a Net-Zero-CO 2 -Emissions Aviation Sector

Becattini, Viola; Gabrielli, Paolo; Mazzotti, Marco (2021): Role of Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization to Enable a Net-Zero-CO 2 -Emissions Aviation Sector. In Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c05392.

"A techno-economic analysis of viable scenarios for the aviation industry to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions is presented."

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