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NordiCCS - Nordic CCS Competence Centre

NORDICCS is a virtual carbon capture and storage (CCS) networking platform aiming for increased CCS deployment in the five Nordic countries. The success of NORDICCS is dependent on active involvement from industrial partners.

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The main objective of NORDICCS is to boost the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the Nordic countries by creating a durable network of excellence integrating R&D capacities and relevant industry with the purpose to:

  • Provide Nordic industry-driven leadership within CCS innovation and realization
  • Demonstrate how CCS can contribute to the Nordic portfolio of climate change mitigation options
  • Enable the Nordic countries to join forces to become pioneers in large-scale implementation of CCS
  • Multi-contextual focus to utilize Nordic differences for broad stakeholder and global relevance
  • Strengthen the competitive power of the region by combining complementary capacities of the Nordic countries



Assumptions and premises - WP2

Communication - WP2

Feasibility studies of industry cases - WP3

CO2 Capture - WP4

 CO2 Transport - WP5

The Nordic CO2 Storage atlas - WP6

Management and Dissemination - WP0

Research Partners

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Chalmers University of Technology 
  • IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute 
  • Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) 
  • GEUS 
  • University of Iceland 
  • SINTEF Petroleum Research 
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) 
  • Tel-Tek 
  • University of Oslo 
  • SINTEF Energy Research (Host institution) 

User/industry Partners

  • Reykjavik Energy 
  • Statoil Petroleum AS 
  • Gassco 
  • Norcem AS 
  • Vattenfall AB 
  • CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad – TCM DA

Operating under the Top-level Research Initiative (TRI)
NORDICCS is the Nordic CCS platform involving the major CCS stakeholders in the five Nordic countries. NORDICCS is financed by Nordic Innovation and the partners themselves,

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Project duration

2011 - 2015

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