EC’s mooted CCS supports win limited backing

Consultation respondents urged the executive to integrate CCS into its 2030 climate and energy plan but new incentives or national roadmaps for the technology are not widely supported

The European Commission has been urged to integrate carbon capture and storage (CCS) into its 2030 climate and energy proposals by a large number of respondents to a recent consultation on the technology, it said on Monday.

But there were mixed views on whether member states should be asked to prepare decarbonisation roadmaps or CCS deployment strategies, and to which countries these requirement should apply – those with emissions-intensive power sectors or all countries.

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