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18.05.2016

Paper on the CarbFix injection method

The CarbFix team recently published a paper on the dissolved CO2 injection system developed within the CarbFix project. The title of the paper is „Solving the carbon-dioxide buoyancy challenge: The design and field testing of a dissolved CO2 injection system“ and its first author is Dr. Bergur Sigfússon.

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18.05.2016

CarbFix presented at the III GGDP Roundtable

In conjunction with the Iceland Geothermal Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland April 26-28, 2016, the World Bank held a roundtable on its Global Geothermal Development Plan.

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18.05.2016

OR Group nominated for the Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize

The OR Group was nominated for the Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize in 2015.

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18.05.2016

CarbFix in Euronews

Euronews presented a story on CarbFix in November last year as a countdown to the COP 21 meeting in Paris.

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24.11.2014

CarbFix in climate reporting project 'Bracing for Impact'

The 'Bracing for Impact' climate reporting project published a story on CarbFix on Nov 19th.

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03.11.2014

Ms. Figueres visits Hellisheidi Power Plant and learns about CarbFix

Christiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), visited Hellisheidi Power Plant on November 1st in order to learn about CarbFix.

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31.10.2014

Coring ongoing at CarbFix injection site

The CarbFix team is currently drilling a core well into the basaltic storage formation at Hellisheidi that CO2 was injected into in pilot scale injections in year 2012. As of October 29th the well had reached a depth of 500 m. Calcite precipitation has been detected at various depths of the core, some of which we believe to contain the CO2 injected in 2012 but this remains to be confirmed in further analysis of the core.

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