Alliance agreement between the Acorn Project and Peterhead Carbon Capture Power Station

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The Acorn Project partners (PBD, Shell and Harbour), are pleased to announce an alliance with the new low-carbon power station being planned by SSE Thermal and Equinor in Peterhead, North East Scotland. The alliance will see the power station’s captured emissions piped into Acorn’s CO2 transport and storage infrastructure, making the newly announced Peterhead Carbon…

“Back the Scottish Cluster” Campaign Launched

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The Scottish Cluster – uniting communities, industries, and businesses to deliver Carbon Capture and Storage (“CCS”), hydrogen and other low carbon technologies, supporting Scotland, the UK and Europe to meet net zero goals, while creating low carbon jobs and sustaining vital but hard to abate industries The Scottish Cluster, led by a cross-sector group of…

Storegga, Shell, and Harbour Energy become equal partners in the Acorn Project with the signing of the Acorn Development Agreement

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Storegga, through its wholly owned subsidiary Pale Blue Dot Energy, Shell, and Harbour Energy (“Harbour”), the partners in the Acorn Project, one of the largest and most mature UK CCS and hydrogen projects, have today become equal partners in the project through the signing of the Acorn Development Agreement (“ADA”). As equal partners, Storegga, Shell…

Acorn Project Partner Update

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Pale Blue Dot, the lead developers of the Acorn Project, are progressing a new development agreement with industry partners Shell and Harbour Energy, to form a strong partnership to take this important Project through to a final investment decision. Total, one of the first industrial partners on Acorn, wishes the Project well but has decided…

Independent UK carbon reduction company Storegga attracts international investment to support development of leading carbon capture and storage project

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Storegga, the parent company of Pale Blue Dot, the lead project developer of the Acorn Project, today announced an important round of international investment in the independent UK carbon reduction and removal company. GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund and  Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company, have become new investors in Storegga, alongside a…

Acorn wins prestigious award

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Pale Blue Dot’s carbon capture and storage project, Acorn, has been voted Transition Economist project of 2020, by industry analysts PE Media Network. The award celebrates the leading lights and most important playmakers from across the global energy sector in the last year. Acorn was credited for its CCS project based on the North East…

Government commitment to low carbon technology provides a major step forward for green recovery

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St Fergus in North East Scotland could be home to critical net zero infrastructure. Image Credit: Shell Pale Blue Dot, the lead developer of the Acorn carbon capture and storage and hydrogen project in Scotland warmly welcomes today’s announcement of a further investment in low carbon technology.  Nick Cooper, CEO of Pale Blue Dot, said, …

Hydrogen Demand – Expression of Interest

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The Hydrogen in Scotland report published in September 2020 summarises that Scotland could be producing 121 TWh of hydrogen by 2050 through a combination of hydrogen supplied from the reforming of natural gas with carbon capture and storage (blue hydrogen) and the electrolysis of water (green hydrogen). Acorn Hydrogen will initiate large scale hydrogen production…