SCCS Newsletter - May 2015

News, events and jobs from the world of carbon capture and storage. View this email in your browser
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It's All about Energy

The UK's largest low-carbon energy event, All-Energy, is in Glasgow this year and CCS is on the grid once again. The CO2degrees Education Stand brings kitchen science to the Giant Networking Evening, while Day Two sessions will explore the landscape needed to support a CCS industry in the UK.
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Other Events

Concrete conference

CCS workshop at Cement and Concrete Conference

The 35th Annual Cement and Concrete Science Conference will be hosted by the University of Aberdeen (26 - 28 August), and SCCS will be running a parallel workshop on Cement for CCS and CO₂ mineralisation. If you would like to take part, email romain.viguier@sccs.org.uk
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News

SCCS at Aquistore

SCCS scientists join Aquistore celebrations

Canada's pioneering Aquistore project has begun CO₂ injection into a deep saline aquifer, and the team was joined by researchers from the SCCS partnership, who are undertaking cutting-edge research into areas such as CO₂ "fingerprinting" and CO₂ storage monitoring.
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RSH with conference report

North Sea network for EU is within grasp

SCCS Director, Prof Stuart Haszeldine, outlined our vision for a European CCS industry focused on the North Sea at a high-level gathering in Brussels. He described a ten-point plan from our new report, A CCS Future for Europe, which derived from the 2014 annual conference.
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SCCS Statements

grangemouth plans

Welcome news as £4.2m offered for Grangemouth

The SCCS partnership welcomed the announcement in March that the Caledonia Clean Energy Project at Grangemouth would receive government support for research evaluation – work that will put it at the forefront of building a new generation of low-emission fossil fuel power plants in the UK. Read more

 

EC flags

Energy Union success 'depends on CCS focus'

In February, E3G and SCCS issued a joint statement urging Europe's policy makers to grasp hold of CCS as a means of enabling a sustainable and competitive European economy while delivering on its deep decarbonisation objectives – and avoiding previous failings in energy policy.
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Funding

cityscape

Challenge fellowships

How can our cities, their hinterlands and linking infrastructure be transformed into resilient, sustainable places to live? EPSRC has invited outline proposals for its Challenge Fellowships in this LWEC theme, with a closing date of 10 June 2015. Both Postdoctoral Fellowship and Early Career Fellowship levels are offered. More details


 

Jobs

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SCCS Website and Communications Officer

Looking for a new role? We're seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to provide website and digital communications support. Based in Edinburgh, the post will suit a candidate who is keen to use their technical skills and experience in our communication and knowledge exchange work. Closing date: 14 May
More details and to apply

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Want to join us?

If you’re a CCS researcher based at another Scottish university, your work could benefit from being part of the SCCS partnership. Find out more by emailing info@sccs.org.uk, or call us on 0131 650 0270.

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All-Energy photo: All-Energy
Aquistore photo: Stephanie Flude
Grangemouth graphic: Summit Power
Energy Union statement photo: Xavier Hape
Funding cityscape: Jose Robles
Jobs photo: Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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