After the success of the COPTIK project, IDIL offers its expertise in the validation of CO2 optical measurement technology for the European ENOS project.
IDIL is involved in managing leakage risks for protection of the environment and groundwater: i.e. geochemical monitoring and potential impact of leakage on potable aquifers, and more specifically, the subtask increasing the TRL of groundwater quality monitoring tools.
For that purpose, IDIL is developping a specific fiber optic probe connected to an interrogator and laser diode using an innovative fiber offering high performance in term of sensitivity and detection speed.
|Project names||COPTIK: 2014-2016|
|ENOS (Enabling On-Shore CO2 storage in Europe): 2016-2020|
|Objectives||-Increase field experience relevant to geological storage of CO2|
|-Refine techniques and tools used for site selection and monitoring|
|-Advance communication between science and society on the geological|
|storage of CO2|
|Research institutes participating||COPTIK: 5|
|ENOS: 29 from 17 countries|
|Field sites||ENOS: GeoEnergy TestBed, Q16-Maas, LBr-1, Hontomin, Sulcis Fault Lab|
|IDIL Objectives||ENOS: Managing leakage risks for protection of the environment and|
|IDIL testing site||ENOS: GeoEnergy TestBed (UK)|
|IDIL product||Specific CO2 optical probe|
|IDIL PROBE SENSOR|
|Optical fiber||Innovative fiber in chalcogenide glass for the probe|
|Standard silica fiber for the connection fiber|
|Fluorescence source||4,3 µm|
Launch in September 2016, the main objective of the project is to enable the development of CO2 storage on-shore in Europe in order to prevent large quantities of CO2 from being released into the atmosphere. More information about ENOS
IDIL is developing the optical probe to prove that the CO2 is not returning to the biosphere and to quantify leakage if it does occurs, by direct measurements.