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Equinor and Microsoft collaborate on Northern Lights carbon capture and storage value chain

Nicholas Woodroof writes on Energy Global that Microsoft is partnering with energy group Equinor to develop carbon capture and storage.

The C3 Take
  • Earlier this year Microsoft announced their sustainability pledge, which included the goal of being carbon negative by 2030.
  • In order to effectively decarbonize our economy, sectors should collaborate with one another to produce innovative solutions.
  • Using Microsoft’s technological skills Equinor’s energy know-how, this collaboration has all the makings of being successful.

“’Carbon capture and storage is a proven technology and has the potential to play a key role in decarbonising energy and industries across sectors to meet international climate targets,’ said Equinor Executive Vice President Irene Rummelhoff. ‘We look forward to working together with Microsoft and the Northern Lights partners to develop digital technologies for Northern Lights. We are also happy to partner with Microsoft to explore opportunities for the Northern Light project to remove carbon from Microsoft’s operations.’”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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