NTPC hosts international seminar on ‘Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage’
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NTPC hosts an international seminar on ‘Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage’ (CCUS) at First Energy Transitions Working Group meeting in Bengaluru under the aegis of G20 India Presidency on 5 February.
An overview of the news
In India's presidency of G20 the first Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG) meeting was held from 5th February to 7 February 2023.
CCUS aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2070.
Energy PSUs including NTPC and ONGC are looking to tap the potential of this sector in India.
Outcomes of the seminar
The “Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) – Technology Gaps and International Collaboration”, commissioned under the G20 India Presidency, was unveiled.
A 3D model of NTPC's flagship project on Methanol Synthesis from Flue Gas CO2 was displayed at the event.
More than 200 dignitaries, speakers, panellists and delegates from various countries attended the event.
What is Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS)?
It is a technology that can capture and effectively utilize high concentrations of carbon dioxide emitted by industrial activities.
This allows the captured carbon dioxide (CO2) to be used in other industrial processes or in the manufacture of consumer products, instead of being stored.
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