Emphasis is put on advanced basic and applied research providing in-depth knowledge and methods pertaining to viable solutions for CO2 capture, CO2 transport, geological CO2 storage, and the integrated CO2 chain.
SP1 CO2 Capture
Task 1. 1 CO2 separation: Development of precipitating solvent systems and high-temperature sorbents with improved capacity, minimum degradation and low environmental impact.
Task 1.2 High temperature membranes: Hydrogen membranes were the challenge is to increas e membrane area and develop methods for module sealing and assembly.
Task 1.3 Hydrogen combustion: Low NOx combustors and fundamental reliability issues such as auto-ignition, flame flashback, and undesired flame stabilisation in the fuel-air mixer.
Task 1.4 Oxy-fuel and FGR Combustion: Fundamental knowledge for combustors burning fuels in airless stratified atmospheres containing oxygen and CO2.
Task 1.5 Application to industry and offshore: Define and select case studies of particular potential for expl oration and innovation.
Task 1.6: Integrated assessment: Detailed unit design and modelling, systematic process design, and benchmarking.
SP2 CO2 Transport
Task 2.1 CO2 pipeline integrity: will develop an analysis methodology for rapid crack propagation and arrest in CO2 pipelines including phase transition from liquid to gas phase CO2.
SP3 CO2 Storage
Task 3.1: Qualification of storage resources: Methods and procedures for qualification of identified pore volumes and seals for prospective storage sites .
Task 3.2: Storage behavior: Improved understanding of basic mechanisms for CO2 migration and behaviour in porous media.
Task 3.3: Monitoring, leakage and remediation: Improve CO2 storage safety by combining geophysical monitoring methods with reservoir fluid flow simulations.
SP4 CO2 chain
Task 4.1: CO2 chain analysis: Methodology for CO2 chain analyses as basis for identifying cost-effective options, environmental impacts and safety.
Task 4.2: Economic and policy incentives for the CO2 chain.