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By Professor Stuart Haszeldine, SCCS DirectorRead more ...

The UK Government has announced a short list of 20 power, industrial and hydrogen projects to be considered for financing under Phase 2 of its Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) Cluster Sequencing programme.

SCCS welcomes this significant commitment to CCUS and congratulates the successful applicants. It sends a strong signal that CCUS and Net Zero remain a priority for the UK Government.

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It is with great sadness that we pass on the news that Prof Adrian Todd, SCCS’s founder, has died.adriantodd

A pioneer of research into carbon capture and storage, Prof Todd founded SCCS in 2005, leading it until 2011. The partnership has since grown to become the UK’s largest CCS research group, with six member organisations and more than 100 academics.

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Dr Philippa Parmiter, SCCS Programme Manager, previews our June 21 conferenceRead more ...

Little did we know when we held our last SCCS conference, back in 2015, that within weeks the UK Government would cancel its flagship £1bn CCS commercialisation competition, a serious setback that reverberated across the global carbon capture community.

Today, carbon capture and storage and a burgeoning carbon dioxide removal (CDR) sector are firmly back on the agenda, both in the UK and beyond. As the UK’s independent advisor, the Climate Change Committee, has put it, CCS is a ‘necessity not an option’ if we are to limit global heating in line with the Paris Agreement.

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SCCS to bring together early-career researchers with industry partners to share research on the pathway to net-zeroRead more ...

The SCCS partnership is aiming to secure industry support for knowledge transfer with some of Scotland’s best doctoral candidates with the launch of the SCCS PhD Consortium.

The partnership will unveil the initiative at a one-day knowledge-sharing event at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on June 20. The gathering will bring together academia and industry for feedback, discussion and to identify opportunities for research collaboration. It will showcase cutting-edge research on carbon capture and storage (CCS) and related topics from across the SCCS partnership, and present ideas for potential research projects.

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SCCS launches ‘Introduction to CCUS’ training course to raise awareness and support the green transition

Three-hour course, available on a bespoke basis, explains CCUS, its role in decarbonisation and the valuable opportunities it could bring

What’s the best way to transport captured CO2 from Scotland’s industrial heartlands to the Aberdeenshire coast? Which sectors should be prioritised for carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) and which offshore CO2 storage site should be used first?

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