Know About CCUS Technology and About Its Categories

What is Industrial Carbon Capture:

Carbon Capture is the process of capturing and storing the Co2 before it is released into the atmosphere. The role of this technology is to achieve the Co2 emissions from the industries materials such as iron, steel, refineries, cement, chemical, and petrochemicals. By this process, 90% of the Co2 released by fossil fuels can be captured and used for industrial processes such as cement production. One can also read about the process of CCUS technologies at

CCUS can provide a sustainable and scalable want to generate “net-negative emissions. CCUS technologies can be divided into two categories:

  • Pre-combustion
  • Post-combustion technologies

Industries are using the carbon capture point or CO2 they target.

Pre-combustion capture: The main advantage of pre-combustion capture is it includes the use of a smaller amount of gas which is used for CO2 removal because the processing occurs -before the syngas. It is diluted with combustion and the high-pressure o target gas reduces its volume flow rate. 

Post-combustion Capture: The post-combustion capture process can be done by methods like membranes, distillation, and chemical absorption. These technologies capture CO2 from fully combusted high volume & dilute flue gas streams and can handle large gas stream & CO2 volumes. Therefore, due to the low amount of partial pressure post-combustion process produce high energy and utility.

CCUS technology involves the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from industrial processes, such as steel and cement production, or the burning of fossil fuels in power generation. After that, this can be transported from one place to another or deep underground in geological formations.