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Efficiency and cost improvements to an oxyfuel power plant

The Department for Energy and Climate Change funded concept and feasibility study was carried out by Costain to assess the suitability of incorporating the Costain patented CO2 separation and purification technology into an Oxyfuel power plant.

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Department of Energy and Climate Change

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Strategic consultancy
Consultancy & advisory


High efficiency and low cost CO2 capture

using a Costain patented technology

Integration of patented technology

The work carried out by Costain provided the customer with the following benefits:

  • Enhanced understanding of how this type of system can be integrated into a power plant to maximise efficiency
  • Enhanced understanding of the role of impurities in an oxyfuel process
  • A demonstration of the potential for increased efficiency and reduced cost of CO2 capture


Adam Jones

Business Development Manager – Hydrogen

Tel:  07557973096

[email protected]

Contact and social


Rob Phillips, Sector Director
0161 910 3444
[email protected]