UK Government sets out CCS long term plan

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DEEC) published on April 3rd 2012 the first UK CCS Roadmap. This sets out the steps that the UK Government is taking to develop a new world-leading CCS industry in the 2020s, including: the competition, the ‘CCS Commercialisation Programme’, to drive down costs by supporting practical experience in the design, construction and operation of commercial scale CCS with £1bn capital funding, and additional support, subject to affordability, through low carbon Contracts for Difference; £125m funding for Research and Development, including a new £13m UK CCS Research Centre; planned long term Contracts for Difference through Electricity Market Reforms to drive investment in commercial scale CCS in the 2020s and beyond; commitments to working with in ...Zum vollständigen Artikel

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