Carbon Capture and Storage in Canada
Carbon Capture and Storage projects in Canada include the:
- Project Pioneer, which proposed to retrofit a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project to the existing coal-fired Keephills 3 power station west of Edmonton. In mid-October 2009 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, speaking at the Keephills power station, said that "this plant will not just be a first for Canada; indeed, it will be the first of its kind in the world! ... Innovations like carbon capture and storage will define the future of this industry." In April 2012 the project collapsed with Transalta stating that it was uneconomic.
Articles and Resources
- Stephen Harper, "Clean Energy for Tomorrow: Investing in Carbon Capture and Storage in Alberta", Speech at the Keephills power station, Alberta, October 14 2009.
- "Project Pioneer partners conclude front-end study; will not proceed with CCS demonstration project", Media Release, April 26, 2012.
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- "Carbon Sequestration Atlas of the United States and Canada," U.S. National Energy Testing Lab, accesses May 2010.
- James Wood, "Outlook dim for carbon capture project", Calgary Herald, July 27, 2010.
- Wendy Gillis, "Carbon capture and storage: an uncertain future in Canada", Toronto Star, June 8, 2012.
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