Dutch carbon capture and storage project to be aided by the European Commission

Posted on November 22, 2010 by


Last month, the European Commission approved aid to the tune of €150m by The Netherlands to a carbon capture and storage project. This project will be carried out as a joint venture between E.ON and GDF Suez. It will involve the construction of a plant in Rotterdam to capture CO2 emitted by E.ON’s coal-fired power plant. The CO2 captured will be transported to a depleted gas field in the North Sea for storage. The aid was approved, with the expectation of helping to meet the EU’s 2020 environmental targets.

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