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European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Laboratory Infrastructure (ECCSEL ERIC)
Hosting Legal Entity
Self-standing RI
Legal Status
Høgskoleringen 6B, NTNU/SINTEF Campus, Trondheim, PO: 7491 (Norway)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country
Participating Countries
United Kingdom
Current Status:
Operational since 2015
Scientific Description
ECCSEL is a hallmark of world-class experimental research pertaining to CO2 capture and storage techniques (CCS). In recognition of the pronounced urgency of CCS and the growing demand for improvements along the CCS chain, ECCSEL established a cluster of highly-advanced European research laboratories, test facilities and sites dedicated to CCS, thus forming a pool of distributed European key laboratories. It acts in the interest of the European scientific community to remain in the forefront of advanced CCS research and it supports the industry in strengthening its base of knowledge and technical know-how.

RI Keywords
CO2 Transport, CO2 Capture, CO2 Storage
RI Category
Energy Engineering Facilities (non nuclear)
Scientific Domain
Engineering and Energy
ESFRI Domain
Access to CO2 Storage Facilities
Access to CO2 Capture Facilities
Access to CO2 Transport Equipment
Tiller CO2 Capture Pilot Plant
Mini Plant for Solvent Preparation & Testing
Powder Processing Laboratories for CCS
Facilities to Fabricate Polymer-Based Membranes

Those can be tested on the MEM-PERM facilities to test membrane gas permeation performance.

High Pressure Absorption and Desorption Pilot
QSCAN Solvent Test Street
TwoColumn lab PSA Setup
Adsorption Equilibrium Measurement Balance Facility
Pilot-Scale Moving Bed Reactor
Fixed Bed Reactor
Rock Mechanics and Physics Laboratory
Thermodynamic Studies Package
Core Flood (SCAL) Laboratory
Chemical Looping Combustion Facility
COHYGEN (Coal to Hydrogen Generation) Pilot Plant
High Pressure Hydrostatic Flow Cell
Transport Test Rig at es.CO2 Technology Development Centre for CO2 Capture
Pilot for Injection of CO2 in Soils
Chemical Looping Combustion Rig
CLC Fixed Bed Facility
Hydrothermal Laboratory
DeepLab Sea Floor Landers for Meteooceanographic Physical and Geochemical Data Collection
High Pressure Thermogravimetric Analyzer
Transport Properties Research Laboratory
CO2 Storage facilities
Solvent Degradation Rig
Date of last update: 05/04/2018