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East Coast links vital to clean industrial growth

The decarbonisation of the UK’s industrial base can happen very cost-effectively, especially if East Coast clusters work together to exploit their world-class expertise, shared infrastructure and proximity to sub-sea carbon stores, MPs will be told today. Speaking alongside representatives of the Government and other industrial clusters at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Carbon Capture and Storage …

The Telegraph: UK homes could be heated by hydrogen under plan to tackle global warming

UK households could start heating their homes and cooking using ‘green’ hydrogen gas within a decade, under a radical new plan to tackle climate change by phasing out the use of natural gas. The entire gas network for the city of Leeds, including all domestic gas boilers and cookers, would be converted to run on clean-burning hydrogen under the proposed …

Business Green: In search of a strategy – the future of industrial carbon abatement in the UK

Last month saw the launch of Japan’s first fully integrated Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Hokkaido. The facility will see carbon dioxide captured and purified from a hydrogen production unit located at a nearby petroleum refinery and finally injected into offshore geological formations. Business Green (Nicholas Troja) Visit the Business Green website to read the full article  

The Guardian: Massive carbon capture investment needed to slow global warming

Combating climate change successfully will require massive investments in technologies to capture and store carbon dioxide, new research has found. Myles Allen, professor of climate dynamics at Oxford University, said carbon disposal technologies would be needed as “backstop” options because they would be the only way to reduce net carbon emissions into the atmosphere to zero, and thus stop temperatures …

Teesside calls for a strong Paris climate deal

A strong global agreement to tackle climate change is vital to the development of long term, sustainable industries and jobs in Teesside and across the UK economy. This was the message today from Teesside Collective in advance of the world’s 176 governments arriving in Paris on Monday 30 November for two weeks of crucial talks. The cluster of leading industries …

Statement on funding cut for CCS on power generation

The Government has announced in today’s Spending Review that the £1 billion funding for the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Commercialisation Programme has been cut. This was intended to support demonstration of CCS on power stations in Yorkshire and Aberdeenshire. Teesside Collective, which is working on a project to establish a CCS network on industrial facilities, has responded to the …

Industrial carbon capture & storage network powers ahead with addition of Sembcorp

Industrial energy and water services provider Sembcorp Utilities UK joins leading industrial Carbon Capture and Storage scheme. Project team strengthened with appointment of Belinda Perriman as Commercialisation Manager. Teesside Collective today announced the addition of a major industrial player to the group of companies working to create Europe’s first Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) equipped industrial zone. Sembcorp Utilities UK, …

Clean industry blueprint set to push job numbers up and emissions down

Teesside Collective publishes viable end-to-end plan for Europe’s first Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage network. Initial plan to cut ¼ of Teesside’s annual CO2 emissions from 2024, helping retain 5,900 jobs. Expansion by 2030s could see 15m tonnes of CO2 a year stored, new industries and 2,600 new jobs in Tees Valley. 1st July 2015 – A cluster of energy-intensive …

Gazette: Teesside ahead of the pack in renewable energy field

Friday 27th March 2015

Peter McCusker outlines jobs and investment in Teesside’s renewable energy sector, including the Teesside Collective industrial CCS project. For the full article: http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/business/business-news/teesside-ahead-pack-renewable-energy-8927020