Carbon Capture for a better tomorrow

Date: 26.09.2023Source: GEA

‘Carbon Capture for a better tomorrow’ is the slogan under which GEA, the machinery and plant manufacturer and solution provider, will be presenting carbon capture, storage and utilisation (CCS / CCU) technologies at the POWTECH trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, and at the ‘Carbon Capture Technology’ in Bremen, Germany, GEA’s Carbon Capture technologies enable the separation of CO₂ before it is released into the atmosphere. It can then be used to produce valuable CO₂-based products after capture and, if necessary, post-cleaning, or it can be stored in long-term storage facilities.

GEA is a leading global supplier of exhaust gas cleaning solutions and has in-depth knowledge of gas cleaning and heat recovery processes. GEA’s Carbon Capture portfolio now extends our already established range of gas purification and heat recovery equipment to include CO₂ capture technologies and options for CO₂ transport and utilisation. GEA thus offers all customers and interested parties a comprehensive product portfolio.

CO₂ can be captured from gas streams using a variety of methods – either pre or post- combustion capture or oxyfuel processes. GEA focuses on CO₂ capture downstream of combustion because it can be retrofitted to existing plants and the impact on upstream processes is kept to a minimum.

Modern CO₂ capture designs use aqueous amine solutions as solvents, as these have been proven to work reliably and perform well. GEA’s CO₂ capture solution portfolio is therefore based on state-of-the-art amine solution systems and combines them with GEA’s unique scrubber technologies in a highly standardized design concept that enables rapid delivery of an economical CO₂ capture solution.

GEA’s Carbon Capture Solutions portfolio, which includes the amine-based CO₂ capture process and options for CO₂ capture, transport and recovery, expands GEA’s range of established gas purification and heat recovery technologies.

Utilising excess heat from industrial processes and flue gases is the first step towards Carbon Capture & Utilization. The excess heat can be collected by our GEA XECO waste heat recovery systems and transferred to the Carbon Capture unit.  For more visit gea.com


David Cox / IDM

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