via BBC News
(April 18, 2012) Capturing and burying the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from power stations is viable - but long-term government support will be needed, a report says.
Specialists in technology and economics spent two years researching the issue for the UK Energy Research Council.
The government recently announced a £1bn fund to help carbon capture and storage (CCS) develop; but the report says wider support is needed…
The new government scheme is far more flexible over what types of technology are eligible for funding, which the report says is the right approach.
Equally, it says, the single £1bn fund will not be enough to take the industry from its current fledgling state to the government’s target of having 10GW of UK generation capacity equipped with CCS by 2030…
Full article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17760441