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  • CCUS Key For Energy Security And Clean, Affordable Energy

    As both global population and energy use continue to rise, the mission is clear: to provide accessible, reliable and affordable energy while reducing emissions. The eye on the ball is emissions – not merely fuel and energy source substitution. According to studies by the International Energy Agency (IEA), CCUS – carbon capture, utilization and storage – is an essential technology for achieving this goal.

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    UH Symposium Examines Roadmap, Pipeline Challenges for CCUS Commercialization and Deployment.

    Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) is considered essential to the energy transition, and technologies and businesses will be tasked with reducing emissions enroute to a future with reliable, sustainable and affordable energy. The University of Houston’s Center for Carbon Management in Energy (CCME) as well as the Division of Energy and Innovation hosted a timely symposium, titled “CCUS Commercial Deployment: What Will It Take to Make It Happen?,” to explore the infrastructure, electricity, geological and water challenges along with workforce and supply chain considerations in Houston and the surrounding region.
  • UH Energy Fellow, Experts Examines Pros and Cons of EV Adoption

    Ed Hirs and fellow experts from across the country took a deep dive into the challenges and benefits of moving from gas-powered vehicles to electric vehicles. Experts note that there are obstacles regarding the supply chain, environmental considerations and an antiquated electric grid, but new technology and aggressive recycling and upcycling initiatives may help.

Latest Science, Energy and Innovation News from the UH Newsroom

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