carbon capture faqs
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CARBON CAPTURE - BASICS

  • Q: Why capture carbon?
  • Q: What is “post-combustion” carbon capture?
  • Q: What is “pre-combustion” carbon capture?
  • Q: How does carbon capture work?
  • Q: How do solvents capture carbon dioxide?
  • Q: How do sorbents capture carbon dioxide?
  • Q: How do membranes capture carbon dioxide?
  • Q: What is the current state of carbon capture technology?
  • Q: How much does carbon capture add to the cost of electricity?
  • Q: What is the energy penalty associated with carbon capture?

CARBON CAPTURE - ENVIRONMENT

  • Q: What is the total carbon dioxide emitted in the United States?
  • Q: Why is carbon dioxide compressed after capture?
  • Q: What happens to carbon dioxide after it is captured?

CARBON CAPTURE - INDUSTRY

  • Q: What is carbon use/reuse?
  • Q: Are there any commercial-scale facilities that currently capture carbon?
  • Q: Can carbon be captured from a natural gas plant? An industrial plant?

CARBON CAPTURE - NETL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D)