Decc aids Scottish CCS project

Peterhead power station will receive UK government funding to help develop a carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility

The Scottish plant will share £100 million from Decc’s £1 billion CCS commercialisation programme with the Yorkshire-based White Rose project. Peterhead aims to become the world’s first commercial-scale CCS operation at a gas-fired power station.

The project, a joint venture between Shell and SSE, involves retrofitting a post-combustion capture installation at the power plant and store the captured carbon ...

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