Compostilla Oxy CFB 300

PROJECT PROPONENTS: Ciuden/ENDESA/Foster Wheeler

LOCATION: El Bierzo, Spain

CO2 capture source: Existing coal fired power station

CO2 storage site: Two sites selected for further assessment, the “Duero Site(s)” and the “Andorra site(s)”

INDUSTRY (FEEDSTOCK): Power generation (anthracite and pet coke)

OVERALL PROJECT LIFECYCLE STAGE: Cancelled-Collaborative status in Network

CO2 CAPTURE CAPACITY VOLUME: 1.3 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa)

CAPTURE TYPE: Oxy-combustion capture

CAPTURE METHOD:  N/A

NEW BUILD OR RETROFIT: New built next to an existing coal-fired power plant

PRIMARY STORAGE OPTION: Dedicated geological storage – onshore saline formation

STORAGE FORMATION AND DEPTH: Mesozoic formations

TRANSPORTATION TYPE: Pipeline (onshore to offshore)

TRANSPORTATION DISTANCE TO STORAGE SITE (LENGTH OF PIPELINE):  135 km

The OXYCFB 300 Compostilla Project, completed the work that it had committed to carry out under the terms of its EEPR grant by October 2013 and subsequently took a decision not to proceed to full‑scale demonstration. 

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