Last edited 23 Dec 2020

Carbon capture utilisation and storage

The Energy White Paper, Powering our Net Zero Future (CP 337), published in December 2020 by HM Government, defines carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as: ‘The process of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial processes, power generation, certain hydrogen production methods and greenhouse gas removal technologies such as bioenergy with carbon capture and storage and direct air capture. The captured carbon dioxide is then either used, for example in chemical processes, or stored permanently in disused oil and gas fields or naturally occurring geological storage sites.’

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