University of Texas develops new air capture method

(Feb 05 2017) Charles Seipp, a graduate student in chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin, has helped discover a new method for capturing CO2 from the air and releasing it into long term storage.


A step closer to bringing CO2 membrane technology to markets

(Jan 13 2017) Air Products signs exclusive license agreement with Norwegian University of Science and Technology for membrane technology for CO2 capture technology.


CO2 Solutions rotating packed bed pilot results

(Jan 06 2017) The test program has demonstrated the potential to significantly reduce carbon capture capital costs.


CO2 Solutions Receives $3 Million Grant from Technoclimat

(Dec 16 2016) The company is to receive $3 Million in the form of a non-refundable grant to progress a carbon capture project in Canada.


WVU engineering researchers win award for carbon capture technology

(Nov 28 2016) Creating a toolset that will aid in the development of carbon capture has won researchers from West Virginia University an R&D 100 Award, known as the “Oscars of Innovation.”


UNIST researchers turn CO2 into diesel fuel

(Nov 21 2016) A new study, led by Professor Jae Sung Lee of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST uncovers new ways to make biofuel from carbon dioxide.


MIT develop catalyst to turn CO2 to gasoline

(Nov 15 2016) A new catalyst developed at MIT provides design principles for producing fuels from carbon dioxide emissions.


Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory using a Dolomite Fluidic Factory

(Nov 09 2016) Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are using a Dolomite Fluidic Factory to help develop a novel carbon capture technology intended for industrial applications.


EnCO2re moves to commercialise CO2 re-use for the plastics industry

(Nov 04 2016) CO2 re-use programme seeks new industrial partners to turn CO2 emissions into a source of value for European industry.


Enabling direct carbon capture

(Nov 03 2016) Scientists at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) have developed new solid CO2 capture materials.


Sheffield projects on new chemical solvents and innovative materials for CCS

(Oct 20 2016) The University of Sheffield has begun two projects to look at cheaper ways to capture CO2. They are both funded by the European Commission's Horizon2020 program, and total funding for the projects (which is also shared with other...


ION Engineering testing solvent at Mongstad

(Oct 20 2016) ION Engineering, of Boulder, Colorado, has started testing its carbon capture solvent at Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) in Western Norway.


Ionic liquids for more efficient CO2 capture

(Sep 23 2016) Existing methods to capture CO2 suffer from a series of drawbacks directly affecting their output. Aiming to improve the situation, Dr. Sonia Zulfiqar has been investigating the CO2 absorption capacity of new materials based on a...


CO2 Solutions announces allowance of U.S. patent

(Sep 11 2016) The company has received a notice of allowance for the patent, "Process for Capturing CO2 from a Gas using Carbonic Anhydrase and Potassium Carbonate."


Bubble-like liquid membrane to separate CO2

(Sep 06 2016) Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico (UNM) have created a powerful new way to capture carbon dioxide with a bubble-like membrane or 'Memzyme'.



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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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