DOE invests $4.8 million in projects to advance beneficial use of CO2

(Aug 10 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected an additional five projects to receive $4.8 million to investigate novel uses of carbon dioxide captured from coal-fired power plants.


Swayana to introduce LanzaTech technology to South Africa

(Aug 06 2017) Swayana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with LanzaTech to collaborate on developing projects for the production of ethanol and higher value products from waste gases in the ferroalloy and titania smelting sectors.


Photo-activated catalyst grabs CO2 to make ingredients for fuel

(Jul 30 2017) Scientists have developed a light-activated material that can chemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide without generating unwanted byproducts.


New membranes help reduce CO2 emissions

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Twente and the German research centre Jülich are collaborating on developing membranes for an efficient separation of gases, to use for the production of oxygen or hydrogen.


Ancient biology meets modern ingenuity

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Queensland and LanzaTech are studying bacteria that can capture CO2.


New test campaign at Technology Centre Mongstad

(Jun 19 2017) A new test campaign named MEA-3 has started at TCM containing a number of sub-projects focusing on CO2 capture, emissions to air and model predictive controlled operations.


Chinese and Norwegian companies collaborate on CCS

(Jun 16 2017) TCM has signed a four-party Memorandum of Understanding to further progress carbon capture collaboration between Norwegian and Chinese Companies.


Aker Solutions wins study contracts from Yara and Norcem

(Apr 26 2017) Aker Solutions will conduct concept studies for carbon capture at Yara's ammonia plant on Herøya and Norcem's cement production facility in Brevik, Norway.


Removing CO2 from the atmosphere to counteract global warming

(Apr 25 2017) Researchers in Ocean and Earth Science at the University of Southampton have been awarded funding to develop innovative methods to capture CO2 from the atmosphere to counteract global warming and climate change.


Rice University refines filters for CO2 capture

(Apr 02 2017) Study defines best materials for carbon capture or methane selectivity.


Molecular 'leaf' collects and stores solar power without solar panels

(Mar 19 2017) A new molecule developed at Indiana University harvests sunlight to create useable materials from carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.


Industrial collaboration to solve aerosol emission from CO2 capture

(Mar 08 2017) SINTEF, NTNU, Engie, Road, Uniper, TNO and TCM are collaborating on a solution to emissions from amine CO2 capture.


From CO2 to fuel at Delaware

(Mar 01 2017) University of Delaware researcher wins DOE funding to produce alcohols from CO2 flue gas.


DOE invests in CO2 utilisation

(Mar 01 2017) The U.S. Energy Department’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected seven projects to receive $5.9 million to focus on novel ways to use carbon dioxide captured from coal-fired power plants.


CO2 Solutions receives order for Enzymes

(Feb 20 2017) The order is for carbonic anhydrase enzyme for the use in CO2 capture for enhancing the growth of algae for economical, sustainable production of protein and biofuel products.



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Issue 59 Sept- Oct 2017

CCS in the U.S.: Bipartisan support grows for CCS incentives to drive projects .. California extends cap & trade .. Kemper the death knell for CCS? NOT. Korea and China joint CO2 capture research project .. Japan’s big steps toward CO2-free hydroge.....


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