Tag: CO2

Yum, yum, CO2 in my tum – NovoNutrients moves forward with CO2 to fish feed plans

Yum, yum, CO2 in my tum – NovoNutrients moves forward with CO2 to fish feed plans

July 14, 2019 |

Give a man a fish, you feed him for a day, but show him how to make fish food from CO2 and he’s got fish for a lifetime. That’s what NovoNutrients is working on to solve the huge global fishmeal supply/demand issue in the aquaculture industry. You may have seen in the Digest’s “Breaking News” […]

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NovoNutrients gets $300K from DOE program for CO2 to feed technology

NovoNutrients gets $300K from DOE program for CO2 to feed technology

July 11, 2019 |

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $600,000 in federal funding for two projects that fall under the High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) program.  One of the projects caught The Digest’s eye in particular – California-based NovoNutrients‘ fermentation technology which utilizes energy from hydrogen to transform industrial carbon dioxide emissions into premium animal feed ingredients and […]

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Danish research project looks at CO2 capture of biomass-fired CHP plants

Danish research project looks at CO2 capture of biomass-fired CHP plants

July 3, 2019 |

In Denmark, a new research project carried out by Ramboll, GEUS, DTU and SINTEF is studying the feasibility of using CO2 capture at Danish biomass-fired combined heat and power plants. A techno-economic study of the feasibility of a future integrated CO2 neutral energy system, where the subsurface is utilized for thermal energy supply and storage, […]

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Jan De Nul Group focusing on use of drop-in biofuel to reduce CO2 emissions

Jan De Nul Group focusing on use of drop-in biofuel to reduce CO2 emissions

June 12, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, Jan De Nul Group is focusing on drop-in biofuel to achieve the ambitious CO₂ reduction target. With this approach and by choosing Jan De Nul Group, the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services (known by the Dutch initials MDK), within the Department of Mobility and Public Works, has showcased its pioneering profile […]

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International research team develops more efficient way to convert CO2 into solid carbon

International research team develops more efficient way to convert CO2 into solid carbon

May 14, 2019 |

In Australia, Chemical Engineering Magazine reports that an international team of researchers led by RMIT University in Melbourne has developed a way to efficiently transform CO2 into solid carbon, making it easier to store and to remove from the atmosphere rather than in liquid or gaseous states. Using a liquid metal electrocatalyst, researchers were able […]

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Finnair expands Push for Change CO2 offsetting including biofuel purchasing

Finnair expands Push for Change CO2 offsetting including biofuel purchasing

May 12, 2019 |

In Finland, Finnair is expanding its Push for change CO2 offsetting service for customers, including both CO2 offsetting and biofuel purchasing. Air travelers can offset the CO2 emissions of their flight by supporting CO2 reduction projects, or decrease the CO2 emissions of their flights by purchasing biofuel. “Last summer, we asked Finns how they view […]

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EU-funded project A-LEAF looks to produce fuels from CO2

EU-funded project A-LEAF looks to produce fuels from CO2

April 29, 2019 |

In Spain, the EU-funded project A-LEAF is working towards a system that will use sunlight directly to transform waste carbon dioxide (CO2) into valuable chemical fuels using a clean, fast and cost-effective process. The researchers are developing a device that replicates the natural process of photosynthesis carried out by green plants to store energy. The […]

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Earth Day 2019 – A look at carbon negative and carbon capture technologies, advancements, and possibilities

Earth Day 2019 – A look at carbon negative and carbon capture technologies, advancements, and possibilities

April 21, 2019 |

Some of us were born already, some of us just a twinkle in someone’s eye, but 49 years ago history was made with the very first Earth Day. What was a nationwide celebration and peaceful demonstrations for environmental reform in the U.S. by some estimated 20 million Americans, Earth Day events have now expanded to […]

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DSM reduces CO2 emissions at vitamin production facility with biomass power

DSM reduces CO2 emissions at vitamin production facility with biomass power

April 14, 2019 |

In Switzerland, Royal DSM, reduced its CO2 emissions at its vitamin production facility in Sisseln, by 50,000 tons/year through a new biomass heat and power plant on the site. The power plant was built, is owned and will be operated and maintained by energy company ENGIE and Swiss energy provider ewz. The biomass power plant […]

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A20 new fuel developed by Eni and FCA

A20 new fuel developed by Eni and FCA

April 14, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni and FCA teamed up to develop “A20”, a new fuel with a low level of emissions due to its 15% methanol and 5% bio-ethanol alcohol content. By harnessing its low carbon content, bio component and high octane number, the new alternative fuel emits up to 3% less in CO2 exhaust emissions quantified […]

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