Carbon Capture – Carbon Sequestration News for 10-22-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous otheranalytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

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At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    29
Total Word Count    18,994
News[VIEW]    29 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    25
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    23 videos from 18 users totaling 3 Hours / 50.57 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    0 from 0 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Ernest Moniz    5 (17.24%)
Sheldon Whitehouse    3 (10.34%)
Joe Jones    3 (10.34%)
Joe Manchin    3 (10.34%)
Yuka Obayashi    2 (6.90%)
Reportbuyer Reportbuyer    2 (6.90%)
Latin America    2 (6.90%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

United Nations    4 (13.79%)
Skyonic Corporation    4 (13.79%)
Us Department Of Energy    4 (13.79%)
Energy Department    3 (10.34%)
National Grid    3 (10.34%)
Sustainable Power Group    2 (6.90%)
Us Business Development For First Solar    2 (6.90%)
Top cities worldwide mentioned in today's news:

San Antonio, Texas, United States    6 (20.69%)
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States    4 (13.79%)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom    3 (10.34%)
Charleston, West Virginia, United States    2 (6.90%)
Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan    2 (6.90%)
Lima, Lima, Peru    2 (6.90%)
Ryan, California, United States    2 (6.90%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

Japan coal power plant export push hits U.S. resistance | Energy & Oil | Reuters

... economies that still allows unrestricted financing of overseas coal projects by state-backed lenders, that it should only back coal plant construction that includes so-called carbon capture technology, said the source, who declined to be identified due to the sensitivity of the matter. Japan has been exporting equipment that cuts carbon dioxide output by burning coal more efficiently, ...

(316 words by reuters.com


Japan coal power plant export push hits U.S. resistance - Yahoo Finance

... economies that still allows unrestricted financing of overseas coal projects by state-backed lenders, that it should only back coal plant construction that includes so-called carbon capture technology, said the source, who declined to be identified due to the sensitivity of the matter. Japan has been exporting equipment that cuts carbon dioxide output by burning coal more efficiently, ...

(947 words by yahoo.com


What Makes a Quality Carbon Offset

... and carbon-dependant lifestyle. Four years later, it was revealed that forty percent of the trees had died, allegedly from lack of water. The trees that were to provide carbon sequestration for all those hours of electricity usage, plane rides, performances and retakes were billed as a failed investment. What critics often don't relate is the second part to the story: Some years later, ...

(1247 words by triplepundit.com


The Evolution and Economics of Wind Power -- LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
(2 Additional Articles)

... technologies over the past five years and is now approaching the level at which it can compete with conventional technologies. Power from natural gas and coal remains cheaper (without carbon capture and storage) but the steady growth in renewable penetration from both wind and wind power is leading to coal and gas-fired plants operating for less of the time, a factor which adversely affects ...

(1020 words by prnewswire.com


EPA: Native American Tribes Hit Hard by Climate Change

... a new solar array, a solar-powered water pump and an emergency holding tank for community water. Other tribes, such as the Nez Perce in North Idaho, are implementing carbon sequestration projects into the restoration of tribal lands that were destroyed by wildfire. Many of these projects are dependent upon grants by the EPA or Bureau of Indian Affairs , both of which provide ...

(612 words by triplepundit.com


Power News: Demonstration project to find innovative uses for CO2
(3 Additional Articles)

... nearly $40 million project included $28 million in grants awarded under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. "Today's announcement demonstrates the range and potential for carbon capture technologies," said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. "Through this partnership, the Department has shown its commitment to finding innovative uses for carbon that can have a positive impact on the ...

(256 words by pennenergy.com


Practical problems of energy policy - Yorkshire Post

... or necessary is for discussion elsewhere, but it would seem that to succeed we must build an additional 85,000 wind turbines (2,500 per year until 2036), develop fracking and carbon capture and storage, replace petrol and diesel-powered transport with electrical (what about aircraft?) and build an unknown number of major nuclear power stations. This means doubling the demand for ...

(810 words by yorkshirepost.co.uk


WV MetroNews Manchin looking for cooperation when it comes to energy
(2 Additional Articles)

... said the senator. Manchin said he has been crossing party lines since he arrived in Washington four years ago to try and get things accomplished. A proposed plan to use carbon sequestration is raising hope more lawmakers will be willing to consider backing away from the EPA's hard line. "Can you use CO2 coming off a coal fired plant, liquefy it, sequester it in the ground and use it ...

(383 words by wvmetronews.com


Bonn Climate Talks Turn to Discussion of Carbon Capture and Storage Technology | Bloomberg BNA

... By Eric J. Lyman Oct. 21 Carbon capture and storage, the technology that pumps greenhouse gases produced by burning fossil fuels beneath the surface of the earth, was at the center of negotiations at the Bonn Climate Change Conference Oct. 21, though much of the work took place behind the scenes in small group meetings. The technology is controversial within the United Nations climate ...

(466 words by bna.com


CO2 captured by HECLOT can be injected underground for enhanced oil and gas recovery

... following overview of the calcium looping technology: 'HECLOT captures CO 2 in the combustion fume coming out of power plant boilers. It uses calcium from limestone (CaCO 3 ) as the carbon capture medium. Calcium is looped between two chemical reactions involving CaO and CaCO 3 to capture and release CO 2 . In the capture, or carbonation reaction, calcium in CaO captures CO 2 and becomes CaCO ...

(445 words by worldcement.com


Aquistore awaiting its own spotlight | Business & Energy | Estevan Mercury, Estevan, SK

... Another piece of the carbon capture puzzle is coming together, as the team behind the Aquistore project prepares for the first round of carbon dioxide injection. The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC), which partners with SaskPower on the Aquistore research project, is expecting to begin injecting liquefied carbon dioxide captured from Boundary Dam Power Station’s refurbished ...

(993 words by estevanmercury.ca


BBC News - Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

... a legacy of underinvestment and neglect. "To deliver this, we need a diverse energy mix that includes renewable sources like wind and solar alongside nuclear and technologies like carbon capture and storage so we can continue to use fossil fuels in a cleaner way." But wind energy has proved controversial in rural areas and among some politicians. Last week the former environment ...

(361 words by bbc.com


Sen. Whitehouse returns favor, visits West Virginia coal country | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal

... industry discuss efforts to produce cleaner, affordable electricity in the region. Finally, he'll tour the National Energy Technology Laboratory to learn about its research into carbon capture and storage. Whitehouse, who has positioned himself in Washington as a climate champion, struck a deal earlier in the year with Manchin for the two to visit each other's states to better learn how ...

(219 words by providencejournal.com


UK wind farms outshine nuclear power output RT UK

... a need to diversify energy sources, including renewables. "We need a diverse energy mix that includes renewable sources like wind and solar alongside nuclear and technologies like carbon capture and storage so we can continue to use fossil fuels in a cleaner way," they argued. Jennifer Webster, a spokesperson for trade body RenewableUK, says wind farms have been unfairly panned as ...

(475 words by rt.com


DOE testing first-of-a-kind carbon capture process - FierceEnergy

... process will also remove most of the sulfur oxides, nitric oxides, mercury, and other heavy metals from the flue gas. "[This] announcement demonstrates the range and potential for carbon capture technologies," said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. "Through this partnership, the Department has shown its commitment to finding innovative uses for carbon that can have a positive impact on the ...

(296 words by fierceenergy.com


New insights on carbonic acid in water

... of theoretical and experimental results provides new and detailed insights into the hydration properties of aqueous carbonic acid that should benefit the development of carbon sequestration and mitigation technologies, and improve our understanding of how carbonic acid regulates the pH of blood. "Our results support an average hydration number of 3.17 with the acid's two protons each ...

(899 words by phys.org


The Breakthrough Institute - The Public Square 

... and communities can do to defend against climate change-related risks and impacts. This past month has also brought increased attention to nuclear energy, natural gas fracking, and carbon capture and storage as important technological options for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, points strongly emphasized in the latest UN IPCC report. Yet in contrast to the recent focus, these two policy ...

(4312 words by thebreakthrough.org


sPower Breaks Ground on 7MWdc Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA - BWWGeeksWorld

... emissions from 22,732,428 miles per year driven by an average passenger vehicle or 3,422 tons of waste sent to the landfill. The project will provide the same amount of annual carbon sequestration as by 7,826 acres of US forests 1 . About sPower: Headquartered in Salt Lake City, with offices in San Francisco and New York City, sPower is a leading independent power producer (IPP) which owns ...

(451 words by broadwayworld.com


Wind outstrips nuclear power thanks to Hurricane Gonzalo | News | The Week UK

... and neglect," the spokesman told the BBC. "To deliver this, we need a diverse energy mix that includes renewable sources like wind and solar alongside nuclear and technologies like carbon capture and storage so we can continue to use fossil fuels in a cleaner way." Nevertheless, the government still offers higher long-term subsidies to nuclear than to wind power. Jennifer Webber, a ...

(290 words by theweek.co.uk


Durban Group Holds Bonn UN Climate Talks | PlanetSave

... of INDCs so that countries can provide the crucial elements with confidence during the first few months of the next year. Two special themes dominate the Bonn UN climate discussions: carbon capture, storage, and use ; and non-CO2 greenhouse gases like methane and hydrofluorocarbons . Government experts are continuing 2014 meetings directly with experts from United Nations agencies, ...

(561 words by planetsave.com


ABB expands Oklahoma automation, R&D facility | Hydrocarbon Processing | October 2014

... exports of crude oil? (At present, US companies can export refined products derived from crude but not the raw crude itself.) Yes 64% No 36% View previous results Popular Searches carbon capture | carbon%2bcapture | carbon+capture | ethylene | maintenance | peru | polypropylene | refining | software | steam methane reformer Tweets by @HydrocarbonProc Looking for something? HP products HP ...

(473 words by hydrocarbonprocessing.com


Skyonic opens $125m carbon capture and utilization facility in Texas - Clean Technology Business Review

... technology to capture pollutants and transform them into everyday products." US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said: "Today's announcement demonstrates the range and potential for carbon capture technologies. "Through this partnership, the Department has shown its commitment to finding innovative uses for carbon that can have a positive impact on the economy while also reducing carbon ...

(235 words by cleantechnology-business-review.com


sPower Breaks Ground on 7MWdc Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA | RenewablesBiz

... emissions from 22,732,428 miles per year driven by an average passenger vehicle or 3,422 tons of waste sent to the landfill. The project will provide the same amount of annual carbon sequestration as by 7,826 acres of US forests 1 . About sPower: Headquartered in Salt Lake City , with offices in San Francisco and New York City , sPower is a leading independent power producer (IPP) which ...

(605 words by renewablesbiz.com


SA Demonstration Project Converts Greenhouse Gas Into Usable Products | News Radio 1200 WOAI

... million project, will have a total carbon impact of 300,000 tons annually, and will capture 75,000 tons of CO2 and transform it into solid, usable products, including baking soda. "Carbon capture utilization, making money from carbon, is the current trend," Jones said. "We are able to make a product off the byproducts." He says SkyMine is green technology that makes money. "Our ...

(259 words by woai.com


Skyonic opens commercial-scale carbon capture unit at Capitol Aggregates cement plant - Cement industry news from Global Cement

(124 words by globalcement.com