Support a portfolio of engineered removals technologies

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Government should support a portfolio of engineered removals and deploy a range of first of a kind plants at scale no later than 2030. To support deployment, government should use a combination of:

  • staged competitions, focused on pulling through early stage technologies to commercial readiness
  • direct investment, with the option for the involvement of the UK Infrastructure Bank
  • contracts for revenue with government using competitive auctions where possible, and consider the feasibility of linking the contracts to a market-based mechanism, such as the newly established UK Emission Trading Scheme.

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