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Virgin Atlantic signs up for Scottish DAC offsets

Airline first in its sector to back Europe’s only large-scale direct-air-capture project

UK-based airline Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline to sign up as a potential customer of Europe’s first large-scale direct-air-capture (DAC) facility, which is being developed in Scotland by UK-based carbon capture and storage specialist Storegga and Canadian DAC firm Carbon Engineering. Virgin has signed a memorandum of understanding to offset its own emissions against those physically removed from the atmosphere by the DAC facility. Storegga and Carbon Engineering are jointly developing the facility, which would have a capacity of 1mn t/yr and would be linked by a direct pipeline to the planned Acorn carbon storage reservoir in Scotland. The emission removals by the DAC plant

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