When Post Combustion Capture (PCC) technology is integrated into the power station it enables the capture of up to 95 percent of CO2 created during energy production. After cooling and cleaning the flue gas, the CO2 is captured, compressed and cooled to form a liquid.
Carbon capture and storage in geological formations is being examined around the world as one way of stabilising atmospheric levels of CO2.
See image NK3957 for a depiction of a power station with post-combustion carbon capture technology integrated, and image NK3958 for a depiction of geoseq
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Conventional coal-fired power station
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