80% of the world’s energy production is currently based on fossil fuels.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=380% of the world’s energy production is currently based on fossil fuels.
According to the IEA, without capture and storage of CO2, 2/3 of known fossil energy reserves must remain in the ground if we are to achieve the 2-degree target.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=15According to the IEA, without capture and storage of CO2, 2/3 of known fossil energy reserves must remain in the ground if we are to achieve the 2-degree target.
The world’s first full-scale project for capturing CO2 from an operating coal-fired power plant started up at Boundary Dam in Canada in 2014.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=16The world’s first full-scale project for capturing CO2 from an operating coal-fired power plant started up at Boundary Dam in Canada in 2014.
Plans are in place for two full-scale CCS projects to start up in the power sector – in Kemper County, Mississippi in 2015 and at Petra Nova in Texas in 2016.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=17Plans are in place for two full-scale CCS projects to start up in the power sector – in Kemper County, Mississippi in 2015 and at Petra Nova in Texas in 2016.
CCS is considered the third most important climate measure, after energy conservation and renewable energy.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=4CCS is considered the third most important climate measure, after energy conservation and renewable energy.
Without capture and storage of CO2, it is estimated that investments in the energy sector will increase by 40 per cent towards 2050.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Without capture and storage of CO2, it is estimated that investments in the energy sector will increase by 40 per cent towards 2050.
Without capture and storage of CO2, two-thirds of known fossil energy reserves must remain in the ground in order to achieve the two-degree goal.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=6Without capture and storage of CO2, two-thirds of known fossil energy reserves must remain in the ground in order to achieve the two-degree goal.
The Government and Storting have the goal of establishing a full-scale CCS plant by 2020.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=7The Government and Storting have the goal of establishing a full-scale CCS plant by 2020.
The Technology Centre at Mongstad (TCM) is unique in a global context and is the only test centre in the world to test industrial-scale carbon capture from gas power plants.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=8The Technology Centre at Mongstad (TCM) is unique in a global context and is the only test centre in the world to test industrial-scale carbon capture from gas power plants.
The laboratory associated with the CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad gathers a vast volume of data from more than 4000 measuring points and tests about 100 manual samples each day.http://www.gassnova.no/en/Lists/Teaser/DispForm.aspx?ID=9The laboratory associated with the CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad gathers a vast volume of data from more than 4000 measuring points and tests about 100 manual samples each day.

 

 

Gassnova has been given a very tall order by the Norwegian society: http://www.gassnova.no/en/about-us, http://www.gassnova.no/en/about-usGassnova has been given a very tall order by the Norwegian society: Photo: Helge HansenWe must contribute to the solutions enabling CO2 to be captured and stored, so humanity does not render the planet uninhabitable for future generations.
Gassnova must facilitate broad-based technology development and maturation, http://www.gassnova.no/en/climit, http://www.gassnova.no/en/climitGassnova must facilitate broad-based technology development and maturation, Photo: Styrk Fjærtoft Trondsenand thus contribute to reducing costs and risks for capture and storage of CO2. Furthermore, Gassnova must follow-up the state’s CCS projects, safeguarding the authorities’ interests and functioning as an adviser.
Gassnova must contribute to finding solutions http://www.gassnova.no/en/ccs-projects, http://www.gassnova.no/en/ProjectsGassnova must contribute to finding solutions Photo: Styrk Fjærtoft Trondsenthat facilitate application and use of technologies for capture and storage of CO2, and thus making CCS an effective climate measure.

 

 

This week's most important CCS newshttp://www.gassnova.no/en/Pages/This-week's-most-important-CCS-news0305-6779.aspxThis week's most important CCS news2015-03-05T14:37:47ZRead a summary of national and international news stories on CCS published during the past week.
Shell Cansolv starts testing at TCMhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/Pages/Shell-Cansolv-start-testing-at-TCM.aspxShell Cansolv starts testing at TCM2014-11-26T18:19:13ZShell Cansolv has commenced the testing of its advanced CO2 capture process at Norway’s CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world’s largest carbon capture test facility.
New acting Managing Director at TCMhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/Pages/Director-TCM.aspxNew acting Managing Director at TCM2014-11-04T15:11:54ZEirik Harding Hansen is today seconded to TCM DA as acting Managing Director until a new general manager joins the company. Recruiting efforts are already underway.
Frank Ellingsen today steps down as Managing Director of TCM DAhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/Pages/Frank-Ellingsen-today-steps-down-as-CEO-of-TCM-DA.aspxFrank Ellingsen today steps down as Managing Director of TCM DA2014-10-30T18:39:49ZFrank Ellingsen today steps down as Managing Director of CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM DA).
Government focuses on technology developmenthttp://www.gassnova.no/en/Pages/GOVERNMENT-FOCUSES-ON-TECHNOLOGY-DEVELOPMENT.aspxGovernment focuses on technology development2014-10-08T13:01:25ZThe need for technological development and cost reductions are key elements of the Government’s CCS strategy.

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