Tag: methane emissions

Carbon Capture’s Methane Problem in New Mexico: Report

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a notice of intent to fund six carbon capture demonstration projects. Two are to be located at new or existing coal-fired generators, two at new or existing gas-fired facilities, and two at new or existing industrial facilities not proposed for electric generation. IEEFA has chosen to focus on Enchant’s proposed project for three reasons.

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Demethanization: The New Viral Energy Transition Sensation

Decarbonization has become the catch-all term for climate action. But while carbon dioxide is the biggest contributor to global warming, the case for tough action against methane emissions, known as ‘demethanization’, is literally becoming clearer by the day. As satellites and detectors closer to ground train increasingly sophisticated sensors at sources of ‘the other greenhouse gas’, this is lifting the veil on emissions that have long proven more elusive than CO₂.

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