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Liquid fuel from the Sun: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Joule Unlimited

Liquid fuel from the Sun: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to Joule Unlimited

May 24, 2016 |

Joule is advancing a production platform for Liquid Fuel from the Sun, expected to eclipse the scale, productivity and cost efficiency of any known alternative to fossil fuel today. Its transformative Helioculture platform directly and continuously converts sunlight and waste CO2 to infrastructure-ready diesel, ethanol or commodity chemicals with no dependence on biomass feedstocks, downstream […]

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Joule hits major breakthroughs including EPA approval for Sunflow®-E 

Joule hits major breakthroughs including EPA approval for Sunflow®-E 

April 7, 2016 |

In Massachusetts, Joule announced major accomplishments in the first quarter of 2016 that are accelerating the commercialization of environmentally sustainable ultra-low carbon fuel. These advancements include EPA approval of Joule’s Sunflow®-E ethanol process as an advanced biofuel and technical breakthroughs of Joule’s award-winning CO2-to-fuel process. To make its Sunflow-E ethanol, which is chemically identical to traditional […]

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Joule Unlimited: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide

Joule Unlimited: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide

January 18, 2016 |

Joule is advancing a production platform for Liquid Fuel from the Sun, expected to eclipse the scale, productivity and cost efficiency of any known alternative to fossil fuel today. Its transformative Helioculture platform directly and continuously converts sunlight and waste CO2 to infrastructure-ready diesel, ethanol or commodity chemicals with no dependence on biomass feedstocks, downstream […]

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HeidelbergCement, Joule exploring Carbon-Neutral Fuels from Cement CO2 

HeidelbergCement, Joule exploring Carbon-Neutral Fuels from Cement CO2 

December 14, 2015 |

The quest for affordable, sustainable, point-sourced CO2 brings Joule to Germany and the cement business. Here’s the how and why. Most of the time, power plants get the attention when it comes to CO2 emissions. In this sector, ethanol plants receive attention, too. But not so many cement plants, which are an excellent source of a very […]

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Joule, Red Rock Biofuels to merge, forming industry-leading carbon-neutral fuel production platform

Joule, Red Rock Biofuels to merge, forming industry-leading carbon-neutral fuel production platform

November 12, 2015 |

Dr. Brian Baynes named CEO of combined company. 60 layoffs reported by sources. In Massachusetts, Joule and Red Rock Biofuels said that they plan to merge. The transaction is expected to close during the coming 30 days. Terms were not disclosed. In association with this merger, after a year of important service at a critical […]

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Joule Unlimited: The Digest’s 2015 Visual Guide

Joule Unlimited: The Digest’s 2015 Visual Guide

October 20, 2015 |

It’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Aldehyde: the story of Joule magic, the transformation of benign CO2 and water into powerful and mysterious hydrocarbon fuels. For a number of years, readers all over the world have been following the fortunes of Joule Unlimited, in and out of stealth, and its goal of making hydrocarbons directly from […]

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Joule gets EPA sign off for Sunflow®-E

Joule gets EPA sign off for Sunflow®-E

September 30, 2015 |

In Massachusetts, Joule announced that its fuel grade Sunflow®-E ethanol has been registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for commercial use in E10 and E15 gasoline blends. “We are approaching commercialization with a technology that is first of its kind, able to convert CO2 directly into multiple drop-in fuels. It is critical to […]

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Joule wins key patent for direct conversion of CO2 to hydrocarbon fuels

Joule wins key patent for direct conversion of CO2 to hydrocarbon fuels

June 16, 2015 |

The story of its process, timelines, pathways becomes more and more clear In Massachusetts, Joule, the pioneer of liquid fuels from recycled CO2, announced the issuance of an additional patent on the direct, continuous production of hydrocarbon fuels – extending its ability to target the highest-value molecules of the petroleum distillation process and generate them […]

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Joule raises $40M, as “fuel from thin air” preps for commercial scale in 2017.

Joule raises $40M, as “fuel from thin air” preps for commercial scale in 2017.

May 11, 2015 |

In Massachusetts, the remarkable journey of Joule Unlimited towards commercial-scale continued to add exciting chapters with the news that the company has closed on $40 million in private equity and venture debt financing, supporting the company’s growth towards commercialization. The round was led by existing investors, including Flagship Ventures, and brings the company’s total to […]

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Joule, Audi confirm revolutionary Sunflow fuel meets US, EU specs

Joule, Audi confirm revolutionary Sunflow fuel meets US, EU specs

May 11, 2015 |

In Massachusetts, news arrives from Joule that the company’s CO2-recycled  ethanol meets US and European fuel specifications. No one is dying of surprise that they would do so, but  getting Joule fuels registered for commercial sale is an important step towards commercialization of the technology, and Audi, Joule’s strategic partner in the automotive space, initiated […]

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