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25 Aug 2015

CORDIS Express looks at research on carbon capture and storage

The current edition of CORDIS Express looks at EU-funded projects researching the impacts and potential of carbon capture and storage (CCS) as well as news related to carbon dioxide removal (CDR).

Last year, EU countries agreed on a new 2030 Framework for climate and energy, including EU-wide targets and policy objectives for the period between 2020 and 2030. The strategy acknowledged the role of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in reaching the EU's long-term emissions reduction goal. According to the Commission, in the power sector, CCS could be a key technology for fossil fuel-based generation. It could help balance an electricity system with increasing shares of variable renewable energy. Many EU-funded projects are researching the impacts of CCS and developing improved methods for sequestering carbon dioxide.

CORDIS Express looks at the following projects and issues:

 
For further information:

http://cordis.europa.eu/news/rcn/123724_en.html

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