Does anyone know roughly what percentage of fossil fuel power plants around the world are equipped with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology?
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If you accept GE's estimate of the number of global fossil fuel power plants ( 17,500 ) and compare it to the number of CCS projects out there ( 22 ), you get roughly 0.1 %.
The Global CCS Institute released its 2014 annual report;
The world’s first large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the power sector commenced operation in October 2014 at the Boundary Dam power station in Saskatchewan, Canada. Two additional large-scale CCS projects in the power sector – at the Kemper County Energy Facility in Mississippi and the Petra Nova Carbon Capture Project in Texas – are planned to come into operation in 2015 and 2016 respectively. Construction is also underway on the world’s first large-scale CCS project in the iron and steel sector, the Abu Dhabi CCS Project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These four projects are among the 22 large-scale CCS projects in operation or construction around the world – double the number at the beginning of the decade.