The Energy and Resources Institute
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Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is among the advanced energy technologies suggested to make the conventional fossil fuel sources environmentally sustainable. It is of particular importance to coal-based economies. Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization deals at length with the various aspects of
carbon dioxide capture, its utilization and takes a closer look at the earth processes in carbon dioxide storage. It discusses potential of Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization as innovative energy technology towards a sustainable energy future. Various techniques of carbon dioxide recovery from power plants by physical, chemical, and biological means as well as challenges and prospects in biomimetic carbon sequestration are described. Carbon fixation potential in coal mines and in saline aquifers is also discussed.
Table of contents
SECTION I: POLICY • Carbon, Capture and Storage: Can or Should we be so Indifferent? • Policy and Regulatory Interventions in Abatement of CO2 Footprints in India • Carbon Capture, Storage, and Utilization - an Appraisal of Current Situation in Coal-based Economies • TERI'S Scoping Study on Carbon Capture and Storage in the Indian Context • Capturing CO2 by Physical and Chemical Means
SECTION II: CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE • CO2 Recovery from Power Plants by Adsorption: R & D and Technology • Geological Sequestration of CO2 in Saline Aquifers - an Indian Perspective • Options for CO2 Storage and its Role in Reducing CO2 Emissions • CO2 Sequestration Potential of Indian Coalfields • Carbon Sequestration Potential of the Forests of North-eastern India
SECTION III: CO2 FIXATION AND UTILIZATION • Prospects in Biomimetic Carbon Sequestration • Bio-sequestration of CO2 - Potential and Challenges • Cyanobacteria in Carbon Dioxide Utilization and as Biosurfactants and Flocculants • Production of Multi-purpose Fuels Through Carbon Capture and Sequestration • CO2 Storage and Enhanced Oil Recovery • Real-term Implications of Carbon Sequestration in Coal Seams • CO2 Storage, Utilization Options, and Ocean Applications