Seven projects to share €1bn EU funding for CCS

The European Commission has proposed seven carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects that it says should share €1.05bn in EU economic recovery funds set aside to develop the fledgling technology. The plan was presented to member states in Brussels on Thursday.

Projects in Jaenschwalde in Germany (Vattenfall), Rotterdam in the Netherlands (Eon and Electrabel), Belchatow in Poland, Compostilla in Spain, Hatfield in the UK, Porto Tolle in Italy and Florange in France (a CO2 transport project) would each receive up to €180m in EU funds, sources told ENDS.

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