Canada invests $950k in carbon capture facility

(Sep 15 2017) The investment in state-of-the-art equipment for the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute will help the CCCI to develop and scale up capture and conversion technologies as developers move them closer to market.


CO2 Solutions looks at commercial mining project

(Sep 11 2017) CO2 SOlutions will conduct a preliminary engineering study to assess the viability of applying its enzymatic carbon capture technology in a potential 32-tonne per day CO2 capture project for an undisclosed client in the mining and metals industry.


University of Kentucky receives CO2 capture grant

(Sep 10 2017) The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research has received a $300,000 grant through the Shanxi Research Institute for Clean Energy of Tsinghua University in China.


Econic Technologies develops tunable catalyst for CO2 conversion

(Aug 30 2017) The catalyst, developed by a team of British scientists, converts CO2 into polyols, a key building block in polyurethane plastics.


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.



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Issue 58 July - Aug 2017

CCS in Australia: Loy Yang post combustion carbon capture PICA pilot plant .. Otway project moves to Phase 3 .. CarbonNet progresses to commercial phase .. Australian carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage: are we there yet? New test campaign at Tec.....


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