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Power Firms to Establish Major CCS Project in Canada

11:24 AM MDT | October 19, 2009 | Alex Scott

Alstom (Paris) and power companies TransAlta (Calgary, AB) and Capital Power (Edmonton, AB), together with the governments of Canada and Alberta, have agreed to build a large-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) demonstration facility at Wabamun, AB.   The proposed facility, dubbed Project Pioneer, is being designed to capture and store 1 million m.t./year of CO2. "It will be the first project in the world that will capture and store CO2 at this magnitude, as well as the first to have its own integrated underground storage system,"...

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