Tag: Joule

Joule announces Serge Tchuruk as new President and CEO

Joule announces Serge Tchuruk as new President and CEO

November 17, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Joule has announced its new President and CEO, Serge Tchuruk. Tchuruk will help lead the company in its next phase of development aimed at commercialization. “As Joule undergoes a natural transformation from its research and development roots towards scale-up and commercialization, we are thrilled to appoint someone with such a strong vision and […]

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Joule, DNV GL collaborate for tech advisement as Joule scales up globally

Joule, DNV GL collaborate for tech advisement as Joule scales up globally

September 22, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Joule has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate the global production of CO2 with DNV GL, a technical assurance and advisory service provider for the energy industry. Through the terms of the MoU, DNV GL will provide technology qualification and verification services, including assessments from a commercial perspective to facilitate Joule’s global […]

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Joule, Scatec Solar ASA sign MOU for partnership on photovoltaic power

Joule, Scatec Solar ASA sign MOU for partnership on photovoltaic power

September 8, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Joule and Scatec Solar ASA have signed an MOU to work toward a partnership to support the roll-out of Joule production plants featuring photovoltaic power. The terms of the MoU anticipate that Scatec Solar ASA will become preferred supplier and operator of photovoltaic power installations for Joule plants, with an initial deployment goal […]

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Joule to host climate change seminar in Norway, Jeffrey Sachs will headline

Joule to host climate change seminar in Norway, Jeffrey Sachs will headline

September 1, 2014 |

In Norway, Joule will be hosting a strategic seminar on climate change next Tuesday, September 9th in Oslo. The seminar, entitled “Converting Words to Action on Climate Change: The Role of Technology” will discuss the role of newer technologies that are still advancing towards maturity and economic feasibility, requiring the collective support of government, academia […]

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Solar fuels: How close, how real?

Solar fuels: How close, how real?

July 16, 2014 |

Could a liquid fuel technology emerge that connects solar PV to the efficiency of electric engines — but, this time with long driving range and near-instant refueling instead of laborious recharging? And, could the liquid fuel be made from the very waste CO2 that bedevils our environment? Those ideas just took a big step forward — involving […]

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Joule’s quest for fuels from CO2, sunlight and water

Joule’s quest for fuels from CO2, sunlight and water

July 3, 2014 |

Can it really be done? A Tony Stark-like quest for fuels and chemicals secreted by a microbe that lives on a diet of CO2, water and sunlight? We look anew at Joule’s quest, and its progress.  From Massachusetts, word arrived from Joule this week that the EPA has favorably reviewed the company’s Microbial Commercial Activity Notice for Joule’s […]

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EPA approves Joule’s first commercial ethanol-producing catalyst

EPA approves Joule’s first commercial ethanol-producing catalyst

July 2, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Joule announced that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has favorably reviewed the company’s Microbial Commercial Activity Notice (MCAN) for Joule’s first commercial ethanol-producing catalyst. This clears the catalyst for commercial use at the company’s demonstration plant in Hobbs, New Mexico. Notably, this also marks the first time that EPA has allowed the […]

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Joule renewable diesel and jet fuel meet ASTM standards

Joule renewable diesel and jet fuel meet ASTM standards

May 15, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Joule announced that its Sunflow-D and Sunflow-J CO2-neutral fuels comply with the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for diesel and jet fuel. The CO2-derived fuels require no chemical upgrading and can be blended with fossil fuels up to 50 percent. The ASTM standards compliance moves Joule one step closer to […]

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Joule hits ASTM marks for sustainable diesel, jet fuel

Joule hits ASTM marks for sustainable diesel, jet fuel

May 15, 2014 |

In Washington, Joule announced at the World Congress that its Sunflow-D and Sunflow-J products meet the standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials for diesel and jet fuel, respectively. Joule products achieve all accepted standards for fuel performance, and they may also improve quality of the finished fuel blends, as demonstrated by the […]

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Joule appoints David Anton as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Joule appoints David Anton as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

March 3, 2014 |

In Massachusetts, Joule announced the appointment of David Anton as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Anton is charged with commercializing Joule’s carbon dioxide to fuels technology. He has nearly 30 years of relevant experience, including prior technology and business leadership roles at both DuPont and Codexis. “Joule has gained a tremendous asset with […]

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