Energy and Clean Growth Minister Announces CCUS Funding

The Rt Hon Claire Perry, energy and clean growth minister, has announced £21.5 million of UK funding for Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage Technologies on Wednesday 23rd May 2018.

Ms Perry said that the UK will be leading an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to remove carbon from emissions.

She went on to state;

“My ambition is for the UK to become a global technology leader in carbon capture, working with international partners to reduce its costs. As the UK has led the debate globally on tackling climate change and pioneering clean growth, we are leading this global challenge with an initial £21.5 million investment in CCUS innovation – a key part of our modern Industrial Strategy.”

The full announcement can be found here – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-to-lead-global-challenge-to-clean-up-carbon

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