UAlberta technology could recycle methane emissions and reduce hydrocarbon extraction

(Apr 27 2018) As part of the Future Energy Systems research initiative, University of Alberta biological sciences researcher Lisa Stein and chemical engineering researcher Dominic Sauvageau are genetically engineering non-hazardous bacteria th...


SoCalGas and Opus 12 develop technology to convert CO2 to methane

(Apr 27 2018) A new electrolyzer technology can convert the unwanted carbon dioxide in raw biogas directly to pipeline quality natural gas using renewable electricity, simplifying the process of storing surplus renewable electricity as renewable natural gas.


NETL releases Carbon Capture Simulation Toolset as open source software

(Apr 03 2018) The CCSI Toolset is a suite of computational tools and models designed to help maximize learning and reduce cost and risk during the scale-up process for carbon capture technologies.


Total joins CO2 Solutions' Valorisation Carbone Québec project

(Apr 03 2018) Total has joined the Valorisation Carbone Québec (“VCQ”) Project as its first industrial partner.


CleanO2 carbon capture unit installed this week at LUSH Cosmetics headquarters in Vancouver

(Mar 26 2018) The pilot program uses first-in-the-world carbon capture technology that takes the extra heat and emissions released from commercial-sized boilers and furnaces and turns it into something useful.


$7m DOE funding for pre-combustion research

(Mar 07 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced up to $7 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development into 'Transformational Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture Technologies'.


U.S. DOE invests $17.6m in reducing CO2 capture costs

(Feb 26 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected six projects to receive $17.6 million in federal funding under the Office of Fossil Energy’s Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies funding opportunity announcement.


Capture milestone boosts CO2-to-fuel research goal

(Feb 26 2018) RWE pilot plant captures first 1000 tonnes of CO2 as part of ALIGN-CCUS project.


Econic Technologies raises £7m

(Feb 21 2018) The company has raised £7m to further develop its CO2 conversion catalyst technologies.


Carbon Clean Solutions consortium awarded £900k grant from UK Government

(Feb 16 2018) The grant will enable CCSL to progress its research into further lowering the cost of carbon capture technology. The ultimate aim is to develop a solution that is affordable on a large scale.


Cement industry launches industrial-scale carbon capture project

(Jan 30 2018) Based on extensive research undertaken by the European Cement Research Academy (ECRA), oxyfuel technology will now be implemented in two cement plants in Europe.


New Fuel Cell technology runs on solid carbon

(Jan 29 2018) A new paper published by Idaho National Laboratory researchers describes a fuel cell that uses three times more carbon.


Shell Cansolv testing carbon capture at SaskPower facility

(Jan 09 2018) Cansolv Technologies is set to use SaskPower’s carbon capture test facility over the coming year to further explore existing and new capture chemistry.


A biological solution to carbon capture and recycling?

(Jan 08 2018) Scientists at the University of Dundee have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or recycling carbon dioxide.


Making carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from methane

(Jan 05 2018) Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is partnering with a development team to advance a new process that converts natural gas to hydrogen, carbon fiber, and carbon nanotubes.



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Issue 64 - July - Aug 2018

CCS in Australia - CS-Cap: Development of an SO2 tolerant post combustion CO2 capture process .. CSIRO pilot plant demo of aqueous ammonia CO2 capture How OGCI is trying to enable a commercial CCUS industry .. NET Power project achieves first fire .....


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