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ENabling Onshore CO2 Storage in Europe

Objective

To meet the ambitious EC target of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) needs to move rapidly towards full scale implementation with geological storage solutions both on and offshore. Onshore storage offers increased flexibility and reduced infrastructure and monitoring costs. Enabling onshore storage will support management of decarbonisation strategies at territory level while enhancing security of energy supply and local economic activities, and securing jobs across Europe. However, successful onshore storage also requires some unique technical and societal challenges to be overcome. ENOS will provide crucial advances to help foster onshore CO2 storage across Europe through:
1) Developing, testing and demonstrating in the field, under “real-life conditions”, key technologies specifically adapted to onshore storage.
2) Contributing to the creation of a favourable environment for onshore storage across Europe.
The ENOS site portfolio will provide a great opportunity for demonstration of technologies for safe and environmentally sound storage at relevant scale. Best practices will be developed using experience gained from the field experiments with the participation of local stakeholders and the lay public. This will produce improved integrated research outcomes and increase stakeholder understanding and confidence in CO2 storage. In this improved framework, ENOS will catalyse new onshore pilot and demonstration projects in new locations and geological settings across Europe, taking into account the site-specific and local socio-economic context.

By developing technologies from TRL4/5 to TRL6 across the storage lifecycle, feeding the resultant knowledge and experience into training and education and cooperating at the pan-European and global level, ENOS will have a decisive impact on innovation and build the confidence needed for enabling onshore CO2 storage in Europe.

Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/fossil energy/gas

Call for proposal

H2020-LCE-2015-1-two-stage
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

BUREAU DE RECHERCHES GEOLOGIQUES ET MINIERES
Address
3 Av Claude Guillemin
45060 Orleans
France
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 312 558,75

Participants (20)

BUNDESANSTALT FUER GEOWISSENSCHAFTEN UND ROHSTOFFE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 510 352,50
Address
Stilleweg 2
30655 Hannover
Activity type
Research Organisations
NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL

Participation ended

United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
SN2 1EU Swindon Wiltshire
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 833 733,25
Address
Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1FL Swindon
Activity type
Research Organisations
CESKA GEOLOGICKA SLUZBA
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 284 508,75
Address
Klarov 3/131
11821 Prague 1
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES ENERGETICAS, MEDIOAMBIENTALES Y TECNOLOGICAS-CIEMAT
Spain
EU contribution
€ 44 002,50
Address
Avenida Complutense 40
28040 Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
FUNDACION CIUDAD DE LA ENERGIA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 2 709 750
Address
Avenida Del Presidente Rodriguez Zapatero Sn
24492 Ponferrada
Activity type
Research Organisations
FLODIM SARL
France
EU contribution
€ 48 750
Address
110 Rue Des Rizieres Technoparc Des Grandes Terres
04100 Manosque
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
GEOGREEN
France
EU contribution
€ 427 135
Address
Rue Eugene Et Armand Peugeot 7
92563 Rueil Malmaison
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
I.D.I.L. SAS (INGENIERIE-DEVELOPPEMENT-INSTRUMENTATION-LASER)
France
EU contribution
€ 34 375
Address
21 Rue De Broglie
22300 Lannion
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OFSTAVANGER AS

Participation ended

Norway
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Professor Olav Hanssens Vei 15
4068 Stavanger
Activity type
Research Organisations
NORCE NORWEGIAN RESEARCH CENTRE AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 773 231,25
Address
Nygardsgaten 112
5838 Bergen
Activity type
Research Organisations
NHAZCA SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 51 250
Address
Via Vittorio Bachelet 12
00185 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI OCEANOGRAFIA E DI GEOFISICA SPERIMENTALE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 1 018 206,25
Address
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/C
34010 Sgonico-trieste
Activity type
Research Organisations
STATNY GEOLOGICKY USTAV DIONYZA STURA
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 43 000
Address
Mlynska Dolina 1
81704 Bratislava
Activity type
Research Organisations
SILIXA LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 198 618,75
Address
Centennial Avenue 230 Centennial
WD6 3SN Elstree Hertfordshire
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SOTACARBO - SOCIETA TECNOLOGIE AVANZATE LOW CARBON SPA.
Italy
EU contribution
€ 264 148
Address
C/o Ex Miniera Di Serbariu
09013 Carbonia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 833 516,25
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 990 000
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
00185 Roma
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 514 182,50
Address
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CO2GEONET - RESEAU D'EXCELLENCE EUROPEEN SUR LE STOCKAGE GEOLOGIQUE DE CO2
France
EU contribution
€ 1 593 940
Address
Avenue Claude Guillemin 3
45060 Orleans
Activity type
Research Organisations