According to the Commission, the top three CCS candidates for round one funding include (in order of selection):
- Don Valley Power Project (UK)--Features pre-combustion capture technology at a 900 MW coal-fired IGCC power plant, with offshore storage
- Belchatow CCS Project (Poland)--Post-combustion capture at an 868 MW coal-fired plant, with onshore storage
- Green Hydrogen (Netherlands)--Industrial application at a hydrogen plant with shoreline storage
Final award decisions are expected by the end of this year. A second funding round will follow to close out the program.