What is CO2 Utilisation?

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Carbon dioxide utilisation is a broad term that covers a variety of innovative industrial processes, which use CO2 from point source emitters (and in the future from direct air capture) as a feedstock to transform CO2 into value added products. Therefore CO2  is treated as a resource, rather than an emission. SCOT’s strategic  agenda and action plan  will  intend to move European policy towards this new paradigm.

Figure: Schematic Illustrating the Uses of CO(source DoE, see documents)

The SCOT project focuses on three CO2 utlisation routes:

  1. Chemical building blocks
  2. Synthetic fuels
  3. Mineralization


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 319995

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