Study of a roadmap for carbon capture and storage development in Guangdong Province, China

Ying Huang, hongxu guo, cuiping liao, daiqing zhao, di zhou, Qiang Liu, Xiaochun Li, Xi Liang, Jia Li

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Abstract

Energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are increasing rapidly in Guangdong, an economically developed Chinese province. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is an important approach to lower carbon concentration in this area. This study provides guidance and recommendations for CCS development and demonstration by analysing the necessity of CCS in Guangdong. Furthermore, this study identifies the major opportunities and technical demands related to CCS development in this province based on a sectoral analysis of emission inventory and the forecasting and identification of the potential CO 2 storage capacity. A CCS development roadmap is then developed for Guangdong based on the analysis results, and the milestone goals of this roadmap from the present until 2030 are presented in accordance with the development of technology in and the current status of Guangdong. In addition, the roadmap suggests CCS support policies.
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Sustainable Energy
Early online date2 Sep 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2016

Keywords

  • carbon capture and storage
  • CCS development roadmap
  • Guangdong
  • China

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