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Carbon Capture

Volume 493: debated on Thursday 4 June 2009

11. To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment his Department has made of the current efficacy of carbon capture technologies in coal-fired power stations. (277932)

There are a few small scale CCS pilots operating successfully around the world already. The real issue now is large commercial-scale demonstration and we announced in April plans to support up to four such demonstration projects in the UK.