Microcapsule technology for post-combustion carbon capture

(Dec 13 2018) Research led by the University of Pittsburgh and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) uses microcapsule technology that may make post-combustion carbon capture cheaper, safer, and more efficient.


Award launched for 'best CO2 utilisation'

(Dec 04 2018) nova-Institute and the material manufacturer Covestro will award innovative technologies and products in the Carbon Capture & Utilisation (CCU) area with the “Best CO2 Utilisation 2019”.


Direct electrocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide from low concentration sources

(Nov 29 2018) Tokyo Institute of Technology has developed a method that is capable of reducing low-concentration carbon dioxide (even 1 percent) with high selectivity and durability.


West Virginia University to capture CO2, sell baking soda

(Nov 19 2018) Research at West Virginia University will focus on turning carbon dioxide in power plant flue gas into commercial-quality sodium bicarbonate, aiming to use product sales to lower the cost of carbon capture technology.


Carbon fibers from greenhouse gas

(Nov 19 2018) Chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process using algae to sustainably reduce the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere.


Harvard scientist develops process to convert CO2 into industrial fuels

(Nov 19 2018) A fellow at the Rowland Institute at Harvard, Wang and colleagues have developed an improved system to use renewable electricity to reduce carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide (CO) — a key commodity used in a number of industrial processes.


UK CAER receives $2.9m for CCS research

(Nov 18 2018) The United States Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy selected the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) to receive a $2.9 million grant that will allow the center to develop new technologies...


Montana State researchers win $1.5 million for developing carbon dioxide tech

(Oct 20 2018) A special ceramic slurry and a conveyor belt whose surface is minus 30 degrees are some of the things a Montana State University researcher will use to help turn carbon dioxide into useful products.


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.



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Issue 65 - Sept - Oct 2018

CCS in Canada - CCS Knowledge Centre: large scale CCS ready for 2nd generation .. New heat integration strategy to improve efficiency of a CCS facility .. University of Calgary field research station tests nanoparticles to better monitor subsurface C.....


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