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CLEANKER’s calcium looping progress and prospects

05 September 2023, Published under Cement News

For the last few years, Buzzi SpA has been hosting a pilot project to demonstrate the efficiency of calcium-looping CO 2 capture technology for a cement plant. Results from the project’s nine experimental campaigns carried out over the course of 2022-23 have delivered positive outcomes, building the foundations for a technology scale-up. By Matteo C Romano, Politecnico di Milano, Department of Energy, Italy, Martina Fantini, EU CORE Consulting Srl, Italy, and Maurizio Spinelli, LEAP Scarl, ...

IKN completes test runs of calcium looping trials

15 March 2023, Published under Cement News

After successfully finishing CLEANKER’s test-runs of the entrained Calcium Looping (CaL) system at Vernaca cement plant in Italy, the complete project will be presented to the public at the 9th HTSLCN conference at Piacenza this week.     During this workshop IKN will present its plant design for the CLEANKER pilot project and the first steps towards scaling up to a full-size cement plant.   CLEANKER aims to demonstrate the CaL concept, one of the most promising technologies for ...