Drax partners for CO2 to protein conversion tech

(Jun 17 2019) Drax is working with biotech start-up Deep Branch Biotechnology to explore the feasibility of using the power station’s carbon dioxide emissions to make proteins for sustainable animal feed products.


Nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

(Jun 16 2019) University of Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestrati...


Sleipner partnership releases CO2 storage data

(Jun 13 2019) Equinor and its partners will disclose datasets from the Sleipner field in a push to advance innovation and development on the field of CO2 storage.


University of Buffalo awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

(Jun 13 2019) University of Buffalo researchers are leading a multi-institution project to develop membranes for CO2 separation and capture.


New electrochemical process shortens the path to capturing and recycling CO2

(Jun 03 2019) A research team from University of Toronto Engineering has developed a new electrochemical path to transform carbon dioxide into valuable products such as jet fuel or plastics.


European “3D” industrial scale CCS project launched

(Jun 03 2019) A consortium of 11 European stakeholders including ArcelorMittal, Axens, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) and Total, is launching a project to demonstrate an innovative process for capturing CO2 from industrial activities — the DMX™ project.


Inventys partners with Total and Lafarge to demonstrate cement CCUS

(May 29 2019) Project CO2MENT will demonstrate and evaluate Inventys’ CO2 Capture System and a selection of CO2 utilization technologies at Lafarge’s Richmond cement plant in Canada over the next four years.


Energy companies work towards zero carbon in UK Humber region

(May 28 2019) Drax Group, Equinor and National Grid Ventures have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing them to work together to explore how a large-scale carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) network and a hydrogen productio...


Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Carbon Engineering evaluate direct air capture plant

(May 23 2019) Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, a subsidiary of Occidental, and Carbon Engineering are proceeding with the engineering and design of a Direct Air Capture (DAC) and sequestration facility.


Carbon Capture Coalition Policy Blueprint on Federal Carbon Capture Policies

(May 23 2019) The Carbon Capture Coalition has released a first-ever national policy blueprint outlining a comprehensive set of policy priorities to promote economywide deployment of carbon capture technologies.


Lackner's carbon-capture technology moves to commercialization

(May 13 2019) Arizona State University and Silicon Kingdom Holdings (SKH) have agreed to deploy carbon-capture technology developed by Professor Klaus Lackner, director of ASU’s Center for Negative Carbon Emissions.


EFI California Energy Study identifies CCUS as major contributor

(May 03 2019) The Energy Futures Initiative (EFI), a not-for-profit think tank dedicated to driving innovation in energy technology, policy, and business models, published the full findings of a study outlining how the state of California can ...


UK can phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

(May 03 2019) The UK can end its contribution to global warming within 30 years by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, and CCS is essential to this ambition finds the Committee on Climate Cha...


Carbon Clean Solutions receives US patent

(May 02 2019) The company has been awarded a patent in the US and received an issue of patent notification in Canada for its carbon capture technology.


Net-zero EU heavy industry by 2050 possible says new report

(Apr 30 2019) Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 for European energy-intensive industries is within reach and multiple pathways can get them there concludes a report by consultancy Material Economics.



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Issue 69 - May - June 2019

CCUS in Europe - CO2-DISSOLVED: combining CO2 geological storage with geothermal heat recovery .. Pathways to Net-Zero Emissions from EU Heavy Industry .. SINTEF - carbon capture is cheaper than ever UK Government should ‘green light’ carbon captur.....


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