Scrapping CCS competition adds £30bn to decarbonisation costs

The National Audit Office has slammed the Treasury for scrapping the national CCS competition, saying it leaves “no viable way” of decarbonising industry in the short-term

by Isabella Kaminski
Drax's White Rose project was one of two left in the £1bn CCS competition before it was scrapped. Photograph: Keith Laverack/CC BY-ND 2.0
Drax's White Rose project was one of two left in the £1bn CCS competition before it was scrapped. Photograph: Keith Laverack/CC BY-ND 2.0

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