NORCEM Cement plant in Brevik, Norway
This is a test project at one of the cement manufacturer Heidelberg's two cement factories in Norway (Norcem). The project will examine to what extent excess energy from the production of cement can be utilised for capturing CO2. The study will also establish important knowledge about individual challenges for the cement industry and evaluate how different capture technologies can be fitted to cement plants.
Capacity: 1,050,000 tons of clinker and 1.3 million tonnes cement
Partners: Norcem, HeidelbergCement and ECRA (European Cement Research Academy)
4 technologies is tested:
In May 2013 Aker Solutions won a contract to test CCS technology on the NORCEM plant in Brevik. Aker Solutions will perform long-term testing on the actual flue gas to select optimum chemical solvent for high content CO2 flue gas. Tests will be performed with Aker Solutions' in-house developed Mobile Test Unit (MTU). The tests have been so succesful that Aker Solutions and NORCEM have decided to extend the contract and the tests throughout 2015, and further into 2016 (1st Q)
Contact information: Per Breivik, Director Alternative Fuels
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