The UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) has announced the allocation of £2.57million from its research budget to support 14 new CCS research projects.
The Minister of State for Energy, Michael Fallon, made this announcement during a visit to the Knowledge Transfer Centre at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in South Yorkshire after he formally opened the UKCCSRC’s Pilot-Scale Advanced CO2-Capture Technology (PACT) facilities in Beighton.
The Minister said, “Carbon Capture and Storage is a key part of our low carbon energy future. Research and innovation is essential to help keep up the momentum in this sector, so I am pleased to announce £2.5million from the UKCCSRC to support 14 new projects. It’s great to see Yorkshire leading the way with its cutting edge facilities in Beighton.”