Industry calls for earlier CCS deployment deadlines

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology for coal-fired power plants should be deployed by 2020, not 2020-25 as proposed by the European Commission, the industry-led Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) said on Wednesday.

The platform was responding to a CCS deployment roadmap proposed by the commission earlier this month alongside a policy paper for financing the EU's strategic energy technology (SET) plan.

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