EnergyWatch

Ørsted strikes CCS deal with Aker

The utility signs an MoU with Aker Carbon Capture and Microsoft on CO2 capture from biomass, potentially by way of Northern Lights.

Photo: Aker Carbon Capture PR

Ørsted once again expands its partnership circle within carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). The Danish utility has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Norway's Aker Carbon Capture as well as Microsoft on studying the possibilities of CCS at Danish biomass plants, potentially by way of Norwegian project Northern Lights, in which Aker and Microsoft are already engaged, writes Ørsted.

"Carbon capture will most likely be an important part of the green transition, and we see opportunities for capturing the carbon at some of our biomass-fired heat and power plants and either store it underground in order to achieve negative emissions or use the carbon for the production of green fuels in Power-to-X facilities," says Senior Vice President Ole Thomsen.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Welcon's record revenue shaves paper-thin profit margin

State-subsidized steel from China is making the Danish wind turbine tower supplier's profit bottom out. If the EU doesn't decide to impose a tariff on Chinese steel this year, Welcon predicts that several suppliers will collapse. "But it won't be us," the CEO says.

Further reading

Related articles

Trial banner

Latest News

See all jobs