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APGTF Strategy 2014

Cleaner Fossil Power Generation in the 21st Century – Moving Forward

A technology strategy for carbon capture and storage. January 2014.

Available for download here.

Past Events

December 2016:

Workshop: Power generation (coal, gas, and biomass) under increasingly stringent emissions regulations, 6th December.

The presentations are now available to view and download from the CRF website.

October 2015:

Carbon Capture and Storage: What role for R&D in delivering cost-competitive CCS projects in the UK in the 2020's?

Click here for more information.

March 2014:

14th Annual APGTF Workshop 2014: 'The Role of Fossil Fuel Power Plant in Providing Flexible Generation'

The Agenda and presentations for the above Workshop are now available to view and download.

February 2013:

13th Annual APGTF Workshop 2013: 'Carbon Capture & Storage – a Showcase of UK Research & Development’

The Agenda and presentations for the above Workshop are now available to view and download.

March 2011:

2nd Knowledge Transfer Network Workshop on National Ambitions for Power Generation in the UK.

The Agenda and presentations for the above Workshop are now available to view and download.


IPA CCS Skills Study

In 2010, Doosan Babcock, in conjunction with the Industrial and Power Association (IPA), conducted an assessment of the economic benefits, employment possibilities and skills needs arising from a major global programme of carbon capture and storage (CCS). Download the IPA CCS Skills Study document.


The Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London | Monday 14th March 2011

This Agenda can also be viewed or downloaded as a pdf file by clicking here.

09.00-09.30 Registration and Coffee
09.30 Chairman's Introduction, Philip Sharman, APGTF
09.40 Opening Talk, Rachel Crisp, Head of Delivery, Office of Carbon Capture and Storage
Part 1 National and international progress with CCS and outstanding issues
10.00 International scene, Nick Otter, past CEO, GCCSI
10.20 European overview
Pierre Dechamps, Advisor for Energy, Climate and Environment, European Commission
10.40 UK regulatory scene, Rosemary Whitbread, Emerging Energy Technologies Programme Manager
11.00 Q&A and Discussion
11.10-11.30 Coffee and refreshments
Part 2 Progress with CCS pilot and full scale demonstrations
11.30 E.ON, Robin Irons, E.ON CCS Co-ordination Group
11.45 Scottish Power, Steven Marshall, Head of CCS Development, Scottish Power
12.00 Doosan Power Systems, Mike Farley, Director of Technology Policy Liaison, Doosan Power Systems Ltd
12.15 SSE, Jeremy Carey, Technology Manager, Scottish and Southern Energy
12.30 BP, Tony Espie, Advisor CO2 Storage, BP Alternative Energy
12.45 Q&A and Discussion
13.00-14.00 Lunch and Posters
Part 3 R&D activities 2nd generation technologies
14.00 Chairman's introduction
Philip Sharman
14.05 Efficiency, biomass cofiring, capture, whole system, John Oakley, Professor, University of Cranfield
14.25 Storage
Michael Stephenson, Head of Science-Energy, British Geological Survey
14.40 Progress towards developing North Sea aquifer storage
Stuart Haszeldine, Professor, University of Edinburgh
14.50 CO2 transport
Martin Downie, Professor (or Dr Julia Race), Newcastle University
15.00 Public perception/ acceptance of CCS
David Reiner, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
15.15 Q&A and Discussion
15.25-15.40 Tea and Refreshments
Part 4 Recommendations for RD&D
15.40 Draft APGTF strategy paper
Philip Sharman, APGTF chairman
17.00 CO2Remove
Andy Chadwick, Head of CO2 Storage Research, British Geological Survey
17.30 Close
17.30-18.30 RECEPTION

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