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The next few months will define ARC's carbon capture ambitions

What the future holds for Amager Ressourcecenter’s carbon capture venture hinges on subsidies from CCS pools in Denmark or the EU, says CEO Jacob Hartvig Simon to EnergyWatch.

There will plenty of carbon capture at ARC' facilities, says CEO Jacob Hartvig Simonsen. But outside subdies – or a lack thereof – will set the pace of development. | Photo: ARC // PR

In the basement beneath Amager Ressourcecenter (ARC) sits an oblong steel-gray construction, which the waste management company is eager to bring to light: a pilot facility for CO2 capture with a potential to store upwards of half a million tonnes of CO2 annually starting from 2025, according to ARC.

For the project to be feasible, it requires subsidies from funds reserved in either the CCS pool in Denmark or the EU Innovation Fund’s pool of funds allocated for carbon capture. So says ARC Chief Executive Jacob Hartvig Simonsen during EnergyWatch’s visit to the facilities.

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