Policy - 14/May/2021

Battle lines drawn over CCS access to European funding

The European Union is deciding which technologies and projects should have access to crucial funding. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology has its issues but some lawmakers and industries believe emission reduction targets cannot be met without it

A chicken-and-egg situation over financial backing impedes CCS improvements

INFRASTRUCTURE CHOICES As part of the bloc’s Green Deal and ongoing efforts to decarbonise the economy, deciding what energy infrastructure to fund is up for debate

HARD-TO-ABATE Some industries cannot see another way to decarbonise other than trapping their carbon emissions

KEY QUOTE The key priority of the TEN-E regulation should be to build out and reinforce Europe’s electricity infrastructure ...

 

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