In this way, the project is making an important contribution to the EU’s efforts to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and meet its international climate change targets, as agreed under the Kyoto Protocol.
A test facility developed by the project has been in operation in Gelsenkirchen in Germany since 2005, and the project results are already arousing the interest of the power industry, both in Europe and elsewhere. One of the project partners has already announced its intentions to take the concept further and construct a demonstration power plant.
The six project partners who are carrying out the research come from Germany and Denmark and include power plant operators and energy suppliers. The project is steered by the COMTES700 Partners Consortium, which is made up of a further 11 major European power generators from 6 EU Member States.READ MORE