Daily Current Affairs 2022, Monthly/Weekly Current Affairs | One liner current affairs in hindi

Get the Daily and Latest Current Affairs 2022 on our website. These current affairs are Updated by our specialists and are relevant for all competitive tests UPSC, SSC, IAS, Railway-RRB, UPPSC, and Other State Government and Central Jobs/Exams.

The world's largest plant to absorb carbon from the air named Orca plant opened in Iceland

World's largest plant to absorb carbon from the air opens in Iceland

Category : International
Published on: September 12 2021 Share on facebook

·         The world's largest plant designed to remove carbon dioxide from the air began operations in Iceland. The name of this plant is orca, which means 'energy' in Icelandic word. It will absorb 4,000 tonnes of Co2 per year.

·         Carbon dioxide captured directly from the air would be deposited underground at a depth of 1,000 meters, where it would be turned into rock.

·         The facility has been developed by Icelandic carbon storage firm Carbfix in partnership with Swiss start-up Climworks AG, which specializes in capturing carbon dioxide directly from the air.

·         The technology launched could become a major tool in the fight against climate change.



Important facts

About Iceland

v  Capital: Reykjavik

v  Currency: Icelandic krona

v  Continent: Europe

Recent Post's
  • India ranks 40th in the Global Innovation Index 2022, India was at number 81 in 2015

    Read More....
  • Adani Green commissions 600 MW wind-solar project in Rajasthan, world's largest wind-solar plant

    Read More....
  • CBI launches special operation 'Operation Garuda' in collaboration with Interpol to eliminate illegal drug trafficking network

    Read More....
  • Akash Ambani Only Indian on Time's 100 Emerging Leaders' List

    Read More....
  • Uttarakhand receives 'Best Adventure Tourism Destination Award' on the occasion of World Tourism Day 2022

    Read More....
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the National Games 2022 in Gujarat

    Read More....
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of 'world's first CNG terminal' in Bhavnagar, Gujarat

    Read More....
  • Italy's Samantha Cristoforetti becomes the first European woman to command the ISS

    Read More....
  • RBI raises repo rate by 50 bps to 3-year high of 5.9%, GDP expected to grow by 7%

    Read More....
  • Women's rights activist Srishti Bakshi wins Changemaker Award at UN SDG Action Awards

    Read More....
  • Mirabai Chanu wins the gold medal in the women's 49 kg weightlifting competition in the National Games 2022

    Read More....