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WP6Social Acceptance

WP6’s main goal is to investigate public and societal acceptance of CO2 storage pilots in the selected regions and to lay the groundwork for public engagement initiatives.
 

  • Understand public attitudes, concerns and needs regarding geological storage of CO2 
  • Contribute to site selection in Portugal and Spain by considering social aspects 
  • Examine local acceptance within the wider national and European context 
  • Build participation of local communities and stakeholders; promote two-way learning to support co-ownership and local integration  
  • Develop public engagement recommendations

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WP1

Management

Overall coordination and management of the project internally and externally

  • Day-to-day project management
  • Project Consortium Agreement monitoring
  • Risk management and quality control
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WP2

Geo-characterisation

Assembling, acquiring and interpreting geological data

  • Geological modelling of pilot sites (Ebro, Lusitanian and Orleans-Paris Basins)
  • Bespoke data acquisition and usage for each pilot region
  • Re-interpret data for secondary sites (Upper Silesia, West Macedonia)
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WP3

Simulation

Assessment of site storage capacity and integrity

  • Storage capacity and injection strategy
  • CO2 fate in the long term
  • Integrity of near wellbore caprock and fault/fractures
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WP4

Pilot Development

Development concepts for proposed pilots (Ebro, Lusitanian and Orleans-Paris Basins)

  • Information to enable decision on viability of each pilot
  • Pilot design and investment proposal
  • Robust project life-cycle
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WP5

Safety

Ensuring proposed pilots meet the best safety and performance standards

  • Ensure no significant risk of leakage or damage to human health/environment
  • Methodological framework and guidance
  • Recommendations for pilot implementation
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WP6

Social Acceptance

Investigating societal acceptance and public engagement

  • Understand public attitudes and needs
  • Build community and stakeholder participation
  • Develop public engagement recommendations
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WP7

Communications & Impact

Increasing the visibility and impact of the project

  • Communicate vision and findings
  • Deliver dissemination activities
  • Project data and impact management
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