Research and analysis

Assessing the Domestic Supply Chain Barriers to the Commercial Deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage within the Power Sector

AEA Technology report on potential CCS supply chain barriers

Document

Assessing the Domestic Supply Chain Barriers to the Commercial Deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage within the Power Sector

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email correspondence@decc.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is central to the Government‟s goal of moving the UK to a low carbon economy, while ensuring energy supplies remain both secure and affordable. Development and deployment of CCS will, however, require major investment over the coming decades, which is why it is vital to ensure that barriers to the roll out of CCS are minimised.

The CCS supply chain will be crucial to this roll out. Because of this, DECC commissioned AEA to carry out an objective appraisal of the CCS supply chain - to identify potential CCS supply chain barriers, and to examine the scope for growth in the UK CCS supply chain during the 2020s.

Published 13 March 2013