New Carbon Storage Research Consortium at Dal

April 27, 2008

The federal government has announced $5 million for research into the potential for carbon dioxide storage in Nova Scotia. Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Power and the NS Department of Energy will work together under the Carbon Storage Research Consortium. Through the consortium, researchers from Dalhousie and other universities, industry, government and consultants will assess the possibility of carbon dioxide storage. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a technology that helps prevent emissions from reaching the atmosphere. Dal News