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ALIGN-CCUS

  • Project Description

    Six industrial clusters across five EU countries will be the focus of targeted full-chain CCUS research. Results will then feed into delivery blueprints for each region. Work will focus on: i) CO2 capture cost reduction, ii) large-scale CO2 transport, iii) CO2 storage, iv) developing the use of CO2 in energy storage and conversion and understanding and v) supporting social acceptance of CCUS.

    Poroject Lead: TNO

  • Geographical Information

    Region: Europe

    Country: Germany

    City/Town: Niederaussem

  • Project Boundaries

    Timeline Start - End: 2017-01-11 - 2020-09-30

    Project Status: Completed

    Project Budget: 23000000.0 €

    Funding source: 50% European ERA-NET (ACT)

  • Websites

  • Technological Information

    Activities:

    - Technology Infractructure (CCU)

    - Social acceptance

    - Network development for CO2-transport

    - Cost reduction

    - CCU

    - CCS

    CO2 Source: Power plant

    CCU Tecnology Category: Capture (Point Sources) and Utilization

    Info On Utilization:

    - Thermal conversion

    - Chemical conversion

    End TRL: 6

  • Technological Details

    CO2 capture/Utilization: > 2 kg/h

    Production Volume: > 2kg/h

  • Product Information

    Product Categories:

    - Fuels

    - Captured CO2

    Specific Product(s): Methanol

  • Partners

    - Yara

    - University of Groningen

    - University of Edinburgh

    - UK Pilot-scale Advanced Capture Technology Facilities-PACT

    - Tel-Tek

    - Tees Valley Combined Authority

    - Technology Centre Mongstad

    - TAQA Energy BV

    - SINTEF Petroleum Research

    - SINTEF Materials and Chemistry

    - Scottish Enterprise

    - RWTH Aachen University

    - RWE Power

    - PicOil

    - NUSPA

    - NTNU

    - Norcem

    - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH

    - Leiden University

    - Imperial College London

    - IFE

    - Heriot-Watt University

    - GeoEcoMar

    - Forschungszentrum Ju¨lich GmbH

    - FEV

    - ECN

    - CO2 Club Association

    - British Geological Survey

    - Bellona

    - Asahi Kasei