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Reference Number ETI-CC2014
Title Thermal Power Station with CCS scoping
Status Completed
Energy Categories FOSSIL FUELS: OIL, GAS and COAL(CO2 Capture and Storage, CO2 capture/separation) 25%;
FOSSIL FUELS: OIL, GAS and COAL(Oil and Gas, Oil and gas combustion) 50%;
OTHER POWER and STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES(Electric power conversion) 25%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Economics and Econometrics) 25%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering) 25%;
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences) 25%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 50%;
Systems Analysis related to energy R&D (Other Systems Analysis) 50%;
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
ETI (Energy Technologies Institute)
Award Type Institute Project
Funding Source ETI
Start Date 14 July 2014
End Date 31 March 2015
Duration 9 months
Total Grant Value £100,000
Industrial Sectors
Region East Midlands
Programme Carbon Capture and Storage
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , ETI (Energy Technologies Institute) (99.999%)
  Other Investigator Project Contact , Amec Foster Wheeler UK (0.001%)
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Abstract The aim of this project was to scope out a potential ETI Project which would establish an investment proposal for a new, GW scale, carbon-abated, thermal power station, which minimised risk and built on infrastructure which was at the time being proposed in response to the DECC CCS Commercialisation Competition. This scoping exercise had two major components: a review of potential sites where such a station might be built, taking into account existing infrastructure and planned CO2 transport and storage infrastructure; and the development of an investment model to identify the key features of an investable CCS power project. The ETI’s ultimate objective was to establish a new investment consortium ready to undertake ‘front-end engineering design’ (FEED) on a major thermal power station development incorporating CCS (£2bn+ capex). This initial scoping project sought to create a clear view of the structure of that future FEED study, the likely shape of the power project and to identify potential partners
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