Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilization: A Possible Climate Change Solution for Energy Industry

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Malti Goel, M. Sudhakar, R.V. Shahi
CRC Press, Feb 21, 2019 - Technology & Engineering - 270 pages

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. This book 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.

Please note: This volume is Co-published with The Energy and Resources Institute Press, New Delhi. Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

 

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Contents

Foreword
Policy and Regulatory Interventions in Abatement of CO2 Footprints in India
Carbon Capture Storage and Utilization an Appraisal of Current Situation in Coalbased
TERIS Scoping Study on Carbon Capture and Storage in the Indian Context
Capturing CO2 by Physical and Chemical Means
R D and Technology
Geological Sequestration of CO2 in Saline Aquifers an Indian Perspective
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Malti Goel was the first Indian scientist to represent India as Vice-chair to the Technical Group of an International Forum on Carbon Sequestration Leadership. As Adviser and Scientist ‘G’, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, she headed the Inter-sectoral Science and Technology Advisory Committee Division (1998–2008). She has been Emeritus Scientist, Indian National Science Academy and in the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

M. Sudhakar he has been serving as an Adviser and Scientist ‘G’ in the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, New Delhi and is heading the Awareness and Outreach Programmes and Vessel Management Divisions.

R. V. Shahi is Fellow of World Academy of Productivity Sciences, Institution of Engineers (India), International Institute of Electrical Engineers, and Indian National Academy of Engineering. From April 2002 to January 2007, he was Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Power. He was also President of the Governing Council of Central Power Research Institute, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Bureau of Energy Efficiency, and Chairman of the Governing Council of National Power Training Institute.


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