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...


SoCalGas and Opus 12 develop technology to convert CO2 to methane

(Apr 27 2018) A new electrolyzer technology can convert the unwanted carbon dioxide in raw biogas directly to pipeline quality natural gas using renewable electricity, simplifying the process of storing surplus renewable electricity as renewable natural gas.


NETL releases Carbon Capture Simulation Toolset as open source software

(Apr 03 2018) The CCSI Toolset is a suite of computational tools and models designed to help maximize learning and reduce cost and risk during the scale-up process for carbon capture technologies.


Total joins CO2 Solutions' Valorisation Carbone Québec project

(Apr 03 2018) Total has joined the Valorisation Carbone Québec (“VCQ”) Project as its first industrial partner.


CleanO2 carbon capture unit installed this week at LUSH Cosmetics headquarters in Vancouver

(Mar 26 2018) The pilot program uses first-in-the-world carbon capture technology that takes the extra heat and emissions released from commercial-sized boilers and furnaces and turns it into something useful.


$7m DOE funding for pre-combustion research

(Mar 07 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced up to $7 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development into 'Transformational Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture Technologies'.


U.S. DOE invests $17.6m in reducing CO2 capture costs

(Feb 26 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected six projects to receive $17.6 million in federal funding under the Office of Fossil Energy’s Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies funding opportunity announcement.


Capture milestone boosts CO2-to-fuel research goal

(Feb 26 2018) RWE pilot plant captures first 1000 tonnes of CO2 as part of ALIGN-CCUS project.


Econic Technologies raises £7m

(Feb 21 2018) The company has raised £7m to further develop its CO2 conversion catalyst technologies.


Carbon Clean Solutions consortium awarded £900k grant from UK Government

(Feb 16 2018) The grant will enable CCSL to progress its research into further lowering the cost of carbon capture technology. The ultimate aim is to develop a solution that is affordable on a large scale.


Cement industry launches industrial-scale carbon capture project

(Jan 30 2018) Based on extensive research undertaken by the European Cement Research Academy (ECRA), oxyfuel technology will now be implemented in two cement plants in Europe.



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Issue 62 - Mar - Apr 2018

CCS in the U.S.: Expanded tax credit could boost projects and start a CCS gold rush .. Moody’s: Coal will continue secular decline without CCS .. Capturing and using CO2 from ethanol STEMM-CCS: improving the safety of offshore CO2 storage .. Energy .....


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