Tag: carbon capture

12 more biorefineries join Summit Carbon Solutions

12 more biorefineries join Summit Carbon Solutions

May 2, 2021 |

In Iowa, 12 more biorefineries joined Summit Carbon Solutions, bringing the total to 30 facilities across Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska, further growing the world’s largest carbon capture and storage project, which will link dozens of carbon dioxide emission sources, primarily biorefineries, from across the Midwestern United States to permanent geologic storage […]

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New documentary highlights cell culture tech to grow meat, carbon capture and aquaculture

New documentary highlights cell culture tech to grow meat, carbon capture and aquaculture

April 11, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., Gravitas Ventures, released Just Add Firewater LLC’s documentary “They Say It Can’t Be Done,” which follows four entrepreneurial companies tackling humanity’s biggest threats, including Eat JUST, Inc. which uses cell culture technology to grow meat and an Arizona State University scientist who created a synthetic tree that removes atmospheric carbon at one-thousand […]

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PNNL-developed solvent breaks barriers, captures carbon for less than industrial counterparts

PNNL-developed solvent breaks barriers, captures carbon for less than industrial counterparts

March 14, 2021 |

In France, as part of a marathon research effort to lower the cost of carbon capture, chemists have now demonstrated a method to seize carbon dioxide that reduces costs by 19 percent compared to current commercial technology. The new technology requires 17 percent less energy to accomplish the same task as its commercial counterparts, surpassing […]

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U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy, RFA comment on proposed Canada Clean Fuel Regulations

U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy, RFA comment on proposed Canada Clean Fuel Regulations

March 7, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council, Growth Energy and the Renewable Fuels Association submitted joint comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada, regarding its proposed Clean Fuel Regulations, noting the importance of allowing renewable fuel producers to account for carbon capture and sequestration in their carbon intensity scores, regardless of whether the fuel is […]

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Groundbreaking research into white-rot fungi proves its value in carbon sequestration from lignin

Groundbreaking research into white-rot fungi proves its value in carbon sequestration from lignin

February 28, 2021 |

In Colorado, a study conducted by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) shows for the first time that white-rot fungi are able to use carbon captured from lignin as a carbon source, which could be further exploited to simultaneously convert the biopolymer into value-added compounds. The research confirms a hypothesis from Davinia Salvachúa […]

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DOE issues RFI related to enhanced weathering as mechanism for CO2 removal

DOE issues RFI related to enhanced weathering as mechanism for CO2 removal

October 18, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Energy issued a request for information seeking viewpoints regarding research and development needs associated with specific challenges to enhanced weathering (EW) as a mechanism to capture and store carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This RFI seeks to understand the current state of the art for EW including: Disposition […]

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8 Rivers Capital wins 7 DOE carbon capture grants work over $30M

8 Rivers Capital wins 7 DOE carbon capture grants work over $30M

August 2, 2020 |

In North Carolina, 8 Rivers Capital, LLC, was awarded 7 US Department of Energy grants worth over $30 Million to further develop its world-leading carbon capture technologies for flexible clean electricity that allows customers to achieve their net-zero ambitions. These projects will advance the Allam-Fetvedt Cycle, Lime Direct Air Capture, and the Carbon8 technologies invented […]

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University of Delaware leads research on use of carbon capture for high-value chemicals

University of Delaware leads research on use of carbon capture for high-value chemicals

August 26, 2019 |

In Delaware, led by the University of Delaware, researchers have made a new discovery that could further advance carbon capture and utilization and extend its promise to new industries. In the journal Nature Chemistry, Jiao and collaborators from the California Institute of Technology, Nanjing University (China), and Soochow University (China) describe how they formed carbon-nitrogen […]

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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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Climeworks launches DAC-3 plant in Italy

Climeworks launches DAC-3 plant in Italy

November 4, 2018 |

In Italy, Swiss-based Climeworks launched a second-generation Direct Air Capture plant (DAC-3) in Troia, Apulia, it’s third carbon capture plant so far. Installed in July and now in operation, this plant is part of the Horizon 2020 research project STORE&GO and will demonstrate the viability of large-volume energy storage through Power-to-Fuel technology in real life […]

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