Shell Cansolv testing carbon capture at SaskPower facility

(Jan 09 2018) Cansolv Technologies is set to use SaskPower’s carbon capture test facility over the coming year to further explore existing and new capture chemistry.


A biological solution to carbon capture and recycling?

(Jan 08 2018) Scientists at the University of Dundee have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or recycling carbon dioxide.


Making carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from methane

(Jan 05 2018) Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is partnering with a development team to advance a new process that converts natural gas to hydrogen, carbon fiber, and carbon nanotubes.


Great Plains Institute releases report on CO2 capture from ethanol

(Jan 03 2018) The report is titled, "Capturing and Utilizing CO2 from Ethanol: Adding Economic Value and Jobs to Rural Economies and Communities While Reducing Emissions."


NETL carbon capture system using supersonic expansion

(Jan 03 2018) NETL researchers have patented a cost effective CO2 separation technology.


MHI to license CO2 capture technology to Russian chemical firm

(Jan 03 2018) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has concluded an agreement to license technology for its flue gas carbon dioxide capture plant to PJSC Metafrax, a major Russian chemical company.


MHI completes installation of CO2 capture unit at Nippon Ekitan's Mizushima Plant

(Jan 03 2018) It will capture CO2 from Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation's (MCC) Mizushima Plant, and feed it to Nippon Ekitan's new liquefied carbonic acid gas production facility.


New technique could make captured carbon more valuable

(Dec 15 2017) Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory have developed an efficient process for turning captured carbon dioxide into syngas, a mixture of H2 and CO that can be used to make fuels and chemicals.


Westec successfully passes key milestone with CO2 capture technology

(Dec 04 2017) The pilot-scale project has completed the initial testing phase, using independent testing at the SINTEF facility in Norway.


MIT develops method to convert carbon dioxide into useful compounds

(Dec 04 2017) MIT researchers have developed a new system that could potentially be used for converting power plant emissions of carbon dioxide into useful fuels.


Artificial photosynthesis gets big boost from new catalyst

(Dec 04 2017) Researchers have created a new catalyst that brings them one step closer to artificial photosynthesis — a system that would use renewable energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into stored chemical energy.


Evaluation of novel hybrid membranes

(Nov 27 2017) Academics from Japan and Australia have assessed the effectiveness of novel hybrid materials known as mixed matrix membranes.


Surrey University develops 'supercatalyst' to recycle carbon dioxide and methane

(Nov 27 2017) The University of Surrey has developed a new and cost-effective catalyst to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change - carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).


Imperial develops new porous material for more efficient carbon capture

(Oct 30 2017) Researchers at Imperial College London have successfully produced porous boron nitride with four times better adsorption properties than before.


Breakthrough in direct activation of CO2 and CH4 into liquid fuels and chemicals

(Oct 15 2017) Researchers from the University of Liverpool have made a significant breakthrough in the direct conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) into liquid fuels and chemicals which could help industry to reduce greenhouse g...



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Issue 60 Nov - Dec 2017

CCS in the UK: UK restarts CCS ambitions with Clean Growth Strategy .. £129 billion net economic benefit of CCS to UK .. Econic turning waste CO2 into plastics Testing CO2 monitoring at CMC’s Field Research Station in Canada .. aCQurate project dev.....


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