TCCS-8 has started

By Svend Tollak Munkejord and Mona J. Mølnvik

The eighth Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage (TCCS-8) was opened yesterday (17 June) by SINTEF’s vice president for climate technologies, Dr Nils Røkke this morning. This year’s conference has 350 delegates from 26 countries, and comprehensive programme highlighting CCS science. This includes 138 oral presentations with 10 keynote presentations and six parallel sessions. Also, more than 100 posters will be presented. Dr Røkke was proud to emphasize the conference’s scientific level. He pointed to CCS as vital technology to limit the global warming to two degrees.

The TCCS conference is organized by BIGCCS under the auspices of NTNU and SINTEF.

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The TCCS conference is organized by BIGCCS under the auspices of NTNU and SINTEF. Photo: Svend T. Munkejord.

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Member of the Norwegian Parliament, Mr Nikolai Astrup, explained how the Norwegian Government works with CCS. Photo: Svend T. Munkejord.

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Dr Hwansoo Chung of Korea’s CCS Research Centre gave an overview of Korea’s detailed plans for CCS deployment. Photo: Svend T. Munkejord.

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Mr Max Ball, manager of clean coal technology at SaskPower in Canada, gave a status report on the full-scale thermal powerplant with CCS at Boundary Dam. Photo: Svend T. Munkejord.