CO2 avoidance and use in raw material industries

Last updated: 18 March 2022

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy launched in early 2021 a funding program that aims to support technical development and to close technical gaps related to applying CCU/CCS on a large scale in Germany. The program is limited to projects in energy-intensive primary industries to use or permanently store process-related greenhouse gas emissions whose generation cannot be prevented or is difficult to prevent at the current state of technology using. Funding under this guideline relates to carbon capture in Germany and carbon storage in cooperation with European partners deep beneath the seabed.

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