Study predicts CCS capacity shortages in Europe

Central European countries such as Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic may face significant carbon storage shortages between 2030 and 2050, according to a study on CCS capacity potential in Europe published by the EU executive on Tuesday.

This means that CO2 captured in these countries may have to travel long distances to available facilities, says consultancy Arup. Other countries are likely to have "significant domestic mismatch" between emission sources and carbon storage locations.

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