CCUS technologies can enable near-zero emissions from power plants and other carbon intensive industries. But there are significant hurdles technology developers, industry and investors must overcome in order to move innovations from early stage research to commercialization.
At a fall workshop, 40 stakeholders explored challenges facing financiers when faced with carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) investment opportunities. Policy incentives, risk reduction and supports for innovators were discussed as potential ways to alleviate finance barriers to cleantech development during the event hosted by CMC Research, the Bank of Montreal and Energy Futures Lab.
You can read the best of the day’s discussion in this brief report.