Dear ACCSESS newsletter readers,

It’s been a busy yet exciting first year for the ACCSESS project. While you can read about our activities from the latter part of this year in this newsletter, here are some highlights from 2022:
While there have been a few bumps in the road, overall we are extremely proud of everything we’ve achieved this year! Thank you to all project participants for your hard work! We're already looking forward to 2023.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Preparations underway for next ACCSESS test campaign at Technology Centre Mongstad

Last week, the absorber and stripper column for the Celsio CO2 capture pilot rig was installed at Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), in preparation for the next test campaign as part of ACCSESS’ testing of improved post-combustion CO2 capture technology.

Read the full story on the ACCSESS website

ACCSESS as a European collaboration: project participates in two EU events on the same day

European collaboration is at the heart of the ACCSESS project. Not only is it funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, but its consortium is also made up of 18 partners, representing eight European countries. The project’s European core was very evident in September, when it was involved in two EU events in two different countries on the same day.

Read the full story on the ACCSESS website

ACCSESS holds third technical meeting in Cologne

On 18-19 October, the ACCSESS consortium convened in Cologne for the project’s third technical meeting. The meeting was hosted by ACCSESS partner KHD.

“The ACCSESS consortium comprises a wide range of competent thought leaders, collaborating to create realisable solutions for maybe the most pressing challenge of mankind,” said Matthias Mersmann, chief technology officer at KHD. “We are all excited as we are now entering into the phase of delivering results.”

Read the full story on the ACCSESS website

ACCSESS featured in Germany's largest regional newspaper

ACCSESS Coordinator Kristin Jordal was recently interviewed for an article in WAZ – Germany’s largest regional newspaper – entitled “Klimakrise – so wollen sechs Wissenschaftler die Welt retten” (Climate crisis – this is how six scientists want to save the world“).

Read the full story on the ACCSESS website

Different situations require different solutions, Multi-modal CO transport key on path to net-zero

With references to SINTEF’s own research and the EU project ACCSESS, Simon Roussanaly explains the need to look at CCS as one of several necessary solutions going forward.

Read the full interview on Bellona's website

Innovations in CCS and the development of large-scale, cost-effective offshore CO₂ storage

Trondheim 19.09.2017 : SINTEF Energi. Foto: Thor Nielsen
Carbon capture and storage looks set to take-off after decades of research. Francesco Finotti examines the latest technological initiatives and developing value chain - including ACCSESS. As originally published in New Energy World magazine, published by the Energy Institute on 5 October 2022.

Read the full story on the SINTEF blog

ACCSESS at the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference

ACCSESS was well represented at the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT-16) this year, with a total of eight presentations and posters from the project.

Read the full story on the ACCSESS website

ACCSESS on #Polypod: "CCS in Europe - what's happening before Christmas"

In September, ACCSESS Project Coordinator Kristin Jordal was a guest on #PolyPod for the episode "CCS i Europa - hva skjer før jul?" (CCS in Europe - what's happening before Christmas?)

Listen to the full episode (in Norwegian)
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