Short description: UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC)
The aim of the UKCCSRC is to provide a national focal point for CCS research and development in order to bring together the user community and academics to analyse problems, devise and carry out world-leading research and share delivery, thus maximising impact. The amount of funding is £10M over 5 years from the EPSRC and RCUK Energy Programme, with additional funding of £3 million from DECC to establish new capital facilities that will support innovative research. Dr David Reiner is involved in the Centre as the Coordination Group member responsible for social science research and serves as Research Area Champion for Policy, Economics and Finance. He is currently the Research Group Leader for Cross Cutting Issues.
Duration: 1 April, 2012 – 31 March, 2017
Amount awarded: £10M
EPRG Participants: Dr. David Reiner
Outside partners : More details on the Centre and its participants in the UKCCSRC can be found here