Oslo, Norway, May 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Aker Carbon Capture has been awarded a major carbon capture project for its Ørsted Kalundborg Hub in Ørsted, a world leader in renewable energy Denmark. As the carbon capture provider, Aker Carbon Capture will supply five Just Catch units, additional equipment such as liquefaction systems, and temporary CO2 storage and on/off facilities with an expected total contract value in excess 200 million euros. The carbon capture systems will be supplied to the woodchip-fired Asnæs power station in Ørsted and the straw-fired boiler at Avedøre power station and will together have an installed capacity to capture 500,000 tonnes of CO2 per year.
This follows the Danish Energy Agency (DEA)’s 20-year contract award to Ørsted for its Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project. The funding will enable the realization of the first full value chain for carbon capture and storage in Denmarksupplied by Ørsted, Aker Carbon Capture, Microsoft and Northern Lights.
“We are proud of our partnership with Ørsted and see this project as a milestone for our standardized Just Catch concept, a modular and configurable offering that enables the time-efficient deployment of carbon capture units for the mid-sized emitter market. We look forward to it.” Work with Ørsted and contribute to their decarbonization journey denmark CCUS ambitions,” said Valborg LundegaardCEO of Aker Carbon Capture.
“Capturing and storing biogenic CO2 is an important tool to mitigate climate change and we look forward to starting work. We have built a strong partnership that will ensure we meet the tight schedule set out in the Danish tender. “From early 2026, two of our combined heat and power plants will capture and store approximately 430,000 tonnes of biogenic CO2 annually,” he said Ole ThomsenSenior Vice President and Head of Ørsted’s bioenergy business.
“The signing of this contract…