UK hands out $4.38m carbon grants

UK20 June 2014, News Wires – The UK has awarded £2.57 million ($4.38 million) in research funding to 14 carbon capture and storage projects.

Energy minister Michael Fallon, who announced the second set of grants for the technology run by the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC), said that “research and innovation is essential to help keep up the momentum in this sector”.

The winning projects, which will involve nine different UK universities, include seven studies on CO2 capture,five on CO2 cross-cutting issues and two on CO2 storage, the UKCCSRC said.

The announcement coincided with the opening of a specialist research & development centre for the technology in Yorkshire known as the pilot-scale advanced capture technology (PACT) facilities.


– Upstream

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