A north-east project could be the “stepping point” to begin large-scale use of technology to reduce carbon emissions in the UK, according to its manager. Alan James is the managing director of Pale Blue Dot Energy, the firm behind the Acorn carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at the St Fergus gas terminal near Peterhead. Last month a UK government taskforce highlighted the scheme as having “unique potential” to develop CCS, given its ties to existing North Sea infrastructure, such as pipelines, which could be reused. It comes after a £1billion fund for a similar project at Peterhead Power Station was scrapped in 2015.
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