News & Opinion: CCS

Why policy support for CCUS is so important?

Why policy support for CCUS is so important?

Jan 25th 2017

The World Coal Association (WCA) advocates for policy parity for carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) alongside all low emission technologies. But why is policy parity for CCUS so important?...

2017, an exciting year ahead

Jan 17th 2017

2017, an exciting year ahead

2017 has just begun and yet is already looking very promising. The year has started positively with news that United States has launched its very first carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)...

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton on the Petra Nova launch

Jan 10th 2017

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton on the Petra Nova launch

“Because coal will continue to be central to global energy, carbon capture and storage (CCS) is vital. The Petra Nova milestone is a big deal for a low emissions future. This is one huge...

WCA calls for major policy shift to accelerate support for CCS projects

Nov 15th 2016

WCA calls for major policy shift to accelerate support for CCS projects

Marrakech -The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed the publication today of Global Status of CCS: 2016 report with a call on world leaders to increase support for CCS projects in order to meet...

Marrakech climate talks: Why we’re at the table

Nov 14th 2016

Marrakech climate talks: Why we’re at the table

It’s a year since the Paris Agreement was reached, and appetite for affordable, reliable and accessible energy in developing and emerging economies, particularly in Asia continues to grow. For many...

Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

Aug 24th 2016

Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

The World Coal Association (WCA) has recently published a series of country-specific factsheets titled “Coal in key economies” looking at the countries that recognised a role for high efficiency low...

Obama recognises the importance of advanced coal

Obama recognises the importance of advanced coal

Feb 25th 2016

In a recent speech the United States of America President, Barack Obama talked of the importance of cleaner coal technologies in tackling climate change and supporting economic development. He...

The WCA presented at UK Trade & Investment’s Energy Summit

Feb 17th 2016

The WCA presented at UK Trade & Investment’s Energy Summit

The World Coal Associations  gave a presentation this week at the UK Trade & Investment’s GREAT Energy Summit which took place in Warsaw, Poland. The conference brought together...