Flexible Carbon Capture and Utilization technologies in future energy systems and the utilization pathways of captured CO2

Hrvoje Mikulčić, Iva Ridjan Skov, Dominik Franjo Dominković, Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi, Zainuddin Abdul Manan, Raymond Tan, Neven Duić, Siti Nur Hidayah Mohamad, Xuebin Wang

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Abstract

Future 100% renewable energy systems will have to integrate different sectors, including provision of power, heating, cooling and transport. Such energy systems will be needed to mitigate the negative impacts of economic development based on the use of fossil fuels, but will rely on variable renewable energy resources. As two-thirds of global greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to fossil fuel combustion, decarbonization of energy systems is imperative for combating the climate change. Integrating future energy systems with CO2 capture and utilization technologies can contribute to deep decarbonization. As these technologies can be operated flexibly, they can be used to balance the grid to allow for high levels of variable renewable energy in the power mix. The captured CO2 can be either utilized as a feedstock for various value-added applications in the chemical industry and related sectors such as the food and beverage industries. This paper reviews the state-of-the-art literature on CO2 capture and utilization technologies, with an emphasis on their potential integration into a low-carbon, high-renewables penetration grid. The potential market size for CO2 as raw material is also elaborated and discussed. The review paper provides an insight to the development and the technological needs of different energy system sectors, as well the limitations, challenges and research gaps to the integration of the variable renewable energy sources and flexible carbon capture and utilization technologies.
Original languageEnglish
Article number109338
JournalRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Volume114
Issue number109338
Number of pages20
ISSN1364-0321
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Carbon capture
  • Carbon utilization
  • Variable renewable energy sources
  • Future energy systems
  • Flexibility
  • 100% renewable energy systems

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Mikulčić, Hrvoje ; Skov, Iva Ridjan ; Dominković, Dominik Franjo ; Wan Alwi, Sharifah Rafidah ; Manan, Zainuddin Abdul ; Tan, Raymond ; Duić, Neven ; Hidayah Mohamad, Siti Nur ; Wang, Xuebin. / Flexible Carbon Capture and Utilization technologies in future energy systems and the utilization pathways of captured CO2. In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2019 ; Vol. 114, No. 109338.
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