Progressive, Centrica team up in clean coal project

If progressed, the project will utilise an integrated gasification combined cycle power station of around 800 MW which will incorporate carbon capture and storage. The power station’s CO2 emissions will be piped to oil fields in the North Sea, where they will be used to enhance oil recovery from mature fields and stored.

The power station will be owned by development company Coastal Energy, in which Centrica has invested £7.15million for an 85% share. Coastal will now seek full consent for t