CO2 storage

It is undisputed that human beings are affecting the global carbon cycle. Fossil fuels (coal, crude oil, natural gas) are used for energy, heating, transport and industry.more

Pilot Site Ketzin

At the pilot site in Ketzin, 40 km west of Berlin, national and European projects coordinated by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ) have advanced our scientific understanding of how to store CO2 geologically, and researched the processes of underground CO2 injection and migration.more

News & Events

25 years of successful offshore CO2 storage in Norway

With the Sleipner project, Equinor ASA was able to demonstrate that CCS technology is safe and applicable on a large scale. The Norwegian company…


Publication of national hydrogen strategy

Hydrogen will play a central role in further development and completion of the energy system transistion.


German government adopts climate protection program 2030

The Federal Government will promote research and development on CO2 storage and use. It can be a solution for emissions that cannot be avoided in any…


The COMPLETE Research Project

was a follow-up project that has seamlessly continued with the previous research and development work conducted at the Ketzin pilot site. The project was funded by the BMBF (the German Ministry for Education and Research), by industry partners from Germany and from other countries; by CLIMIT (a Norwegian R & D program ) and by the GFZ Potsdam. Within the project, engineers and scientists from the fields of geology, geophysics, geochemistry and modeling  were involved.