carbon capture and storage

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carbon capture and storage

(1) A technology which attempts to prevent the release of large quantities of CO2 from fossil fuels consumed by power plants when producing electricity. The CO2 would be stored in deep geological formations, ocean trenches or as mineral carbonates.
(2) An older definition referring to the planting of trees to offset the buildup of CO2 secondary to burning of fossil fuels.
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There are a lot of commercial uncertainties about carbon capture and sequestration technologies," Sanchez admitted.
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Stan Knez, Technip s Senior Vice President, Process Technology, commented: Technip is committed to the development of innovative, sustainable solutions for our customers and we look forward to expanding our footprint into the carbon capture and sequestration value chain.
Department of Energy took the next step to granting $1 billion to advance the "first commercial scale carbon capture and sequestration project in the country" developed by the FutureGen Alliance in Mattoon, Illinois.
The head of the the world's largest private-sector coal company today said coal is the answer to the world's future energy needs, cautioning that work also needs to be done to ensure the advancement of carbon capture and sequestration technology.
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Southern, said it will demonstrate carbon capture and sequestration technologies on a coal-fired power generation plant from an existing unit of subsidiary Alabama Power's Plant Barry near Mobile, Ala.
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