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13 Oct 2009 09:10:07

US targets CCS technology



US targets CCS technology
The US is looking to have carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology established within the next ten years, according to its energy secretary.

Steven Chu said in a letter to a meeting of energy ministers in London that the US would have ten 'demonstration' plants up and running by 2016 and aimed for commercial roll-out by 2019.

He also revealed that the US government was investing $4 billion (£2.5 billion) in CCS, with funding from the private sector amounting to a further $7 billion. He added he is confident the timescale for the target is achievable.

Europe aims to have a similar number of coal-fired plants equipped with CCS ready for initial operations by 2015.

E.ON announced recently, however, that it was postponing plans to build cleaner coal units at its Kingsnorth site in Kent.

The company said that decisions on investment would now be taken in two or three years as the recession and falling demand had "pushed back the need for new plant in the UK to around 2016".

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