News & Opinion: CCS

Renewed Momentum for Carbon Capture in the US

Renewed Momentum for Carbon Capture in the US

Apr 19th 2018

Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) advocates have a renewed sense of momentum in the US due to the passage of The FUTURE Act, which reformed the existing 45Q tax credit that was created to...

Extract magazine, Issue 4: Energy trends and the role of coal

Apr 4th 2018

Extract magazine, Issue 4: Energy trends and the role of coal

With the title Energy trends and the role of coal, the fourth issue of WCA’s digital magazine has been published today. The issue compiles a number of articles, blog posts and press releases where...

Championing carbon capture technology

Mar 27th 2018

Championing carbon capture technology

One year of Petra Nova’s success story Petra Nova is the world's largest post-combustion carbon capture facility installed on an existing coal-fuelled power plant. It is also one of two coal-...

The world cannot keep ignoring the Asian coal story

Mar 8th 2018

The world cannot keep ignoring the Asian coal story

There were significant changes in the global energy system in 2017, including the growth in electric vehicles, the rise of renewables and the continued emergence of gas as a ‘transition’ fuel. As...

WCA welcomes tax break for CCS technologies

Feb 12th 2018

WCA welcomes tax break for CCS technologies

The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed increased and extended tax breaks for companies that invest in carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) technologies in the United States. The provision is...

CCS is essential to climate change mitigation

Feb 8th 2018

CCS is essential to climate change mitigation

IEA WEO 2017 Insights In our final “IEA WEO 2017 Insights”, we take a look at carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies and their role in achieving global climate goals. CCS is an...

WCA comments on Moody’s Investors Service report on CCS

Jan 26th 2018

WCA comments on Moody’s Investors Service report on CCS

The World Coal Association (WCA) welcomes Moody’s call for accelerated investment in CCS technology in its latest Investors Service report. WCA Chief Executive Benjamin Sporton says: We...

Is India ready to fully fund carbon capture technology?

Sep 20th 2017

Is India ready to fully fund carbon capture technology?

Following a news report that India is ready to fully fund carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, WCA Policy Manager, Liam McHugh, has been looking at what this means for India and the general...

WCA launches video series

WCA launches video series

Jul 24th 2017

The World Coal Association (WCA) has published a series of videos discussing major issues surrounding coal that considers the role low emission coal plays in energy security and economic development...

The Future of CCS in Norway

Jun 9th 2017

The Future of CCS in Norway

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 3 By Camilla Bergsli, Communication Adviser, Gassnova SF, Norway The Norwegian government seeks to realize at least one full-scale...