Carbon Clean Solutions (CCS) today said it has received a grant of 3.5 million pounds from the UK government for developing a technology that captures carbon dioxide from large scale emitters. grant

The company was chosen amongst numerous applicants under the competition for demonstrating its proprietary carbon capture (CO2) technology, a statement issued here said.

The funds have been granted from the 125 million pounds set aside by the UK government.

This technology captures carbon dioxide from large scale emitters like power and industrial plants using “proprietary advanced solvent” combined with improved energy integration.

“Our step change technology increases the efficiency and reduces the amount of energy required for 90 per cent carbon capture, thus, making CCS technology cost effective,” company’s Co—Founder and chief executive officer Aniruddha Sharma said.

Imperial College London, UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Council (UKCCSRC) and PSe (Process Systems Enterprise) will be working as research partners on the project, he said.

The company has developed a new class of solvents APBS, that has been specifically developed for carbon capture from power and industrial plants.

(This article was published on December 18, 2012)
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