Carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) in India: from a Cameo to supporting role in the nation’s low-carbon story

This issue brief highlights the escalating momentum of Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) in India amidst a growing net-zero debate across the globe. CCUS has been a topic of discussion for more than two decades, but it has not gained any focus because of limited research, finance and policy support. This brief presents an assessment of relevant documents of the Government of India, critical global literature, and announcements by Indian industries in order to unravel the changing focus on CCUS technology. Though CCUS is far from being mainstream in the climate debate, this study intends to present the way forward to sustain the gained momentum for CCUS in India.