SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 08, 2009 23:00 ET

ScottishPower Promises Cheaper Carbon Capture, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - December 8, 2009) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland)--High costs are the main drawback to implementing carbon capture and storage (CCS) solutions, but ScottishPower (Glasgow, Scotland) claims that it can make the process significantly cheaper. The company has just released details of successful pilot tests at the Longannet coal-fired power plant in Fife, in eastern Scotland, which show a one-third drop in the energy required to separate carbon emissions at the plant.

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