New catalyst opens door to CO2 capture in conversion of coal to liquid fuels

(Oct 15 2018) Researchers from the National Institute of Clean-and-Low-Carbon Energy in Beijing and Eindhoven University of Technology have developed iron-based catalysts that substantially reduce operating costs and open the door to capturing...


Fluor to test its new capture technology at Mongstad

(Oct 08 2018) Fluor wants to test a newly developed chemical solvent to separate carbon dioxide from industrial flue gases.


U.S. DOE announces $30 million for transformation CCS technologies

(Sep 28 2018) Selected projects will support the development of solvent, sorbent, and membrane technologies to address scientific challenges and knowledge gaps associated with reducing the cost of carbon capture.


MIT researchers develop carbon capturing battery

(Sep 23 2018) The new lithium-based battery could capture and store CO2 as a solid carbonate mineral.


Using a cerium catalyst to capture CO2

(Sep 23 2018) A new catalyst could capture and transform carbon dioxide – creating useful chemicals from a greenhouse gas.


Climeworks raises USD 30.8 million to commercialize carbon dioxide removal technology

(Sep 03 2018) The company has raised CHF 30.5 million (USD 30.8 million) in equity funding from a group of existing and new private investors, as well as from Zurich Cantonal Bank.


CO2 separating membranes developed at Imperial could make carbon capture more efficient

(Aug 31 2018) The membrane, developed by researchers at Imperial College London performs better than traditional materials when used for carbon dioxide capture from power plants.


Inventys raises $11m

(Jul 23 2018) Inventys, has secured US$11M with lead investment from OGCI Climate Investments, alongside existing investors The Roda Group and Chevron Technology Ventures, as part of a planned US$21M Series C Financing Round.


'Electrogeochemistry' captures carbon, produces hydrogen

(Jun 26 2018) Researchers analyze global potential for 'negative emissions energy' using electricity from renewable sources to generate hydrogen fuel and capture carbon dioxide.


Occidental and White Energy to study feasibility of CO2 capture for EOR

(Jun 25 2018) The project would capture carbon dioxide at White Energy’s ethanol facilities in Hereford and Plainview, Texas, and transport it to the Permian Basin for use in enhanced oil recovery by Occidental.


ArcelorMittal and LanzaTech break ground on blast furnace carbon capture project

(Jun 11 2018) ArcelorMittal has begun construction of new premises at its site in Ghent, Belgium, to house a pioneering new installation which will convert carbon-containing gas from its blast furnaces into bioethanol.


NET Power project achieves first fire milestone

(Jun 02 2018) NET Power has successfully achieved first fire of its supercritical carbon dioxide demonstration power plant and test facility located in La Porte, Texas.


New catalyst developed at U of T upgrades CO2 into renewable hydrocarbons

(May 21 2018) The process developed at the University of Toronto converts CO2 into ethylene using sunlight as an energy source.


Federal Funding to Expand UK CAER Carbon Capture Research

(May 01 2018) The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) was one of nine organizations selected to receive Phase I funding of a three-phase project as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fossil Fuel Large-Scale Pilot program.


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...



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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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