New life pumped into CCS with £1bn competition and roadmap

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Industry-led approach popular with business but government abandons target of having four plants in place by 2020

The government's long-awaited plans to make the UK a world leader in carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology were revealed today as it launched a new £1bn competition and roadmap for the fledgling...

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