Climate engineering

Battelle-led Team Successfully Completes Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership CCUS Research

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 2:37pm

Battelle and its team of partners have successfully concluded the carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) research associated with the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP), paving the way forward for commercial deployment.

Key Points: 
  • Battelle and its team of partners have successfully concluded the carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) research associated with the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP), paving the way forward for commercial deployment.
  • We met all our objectives and stored more than two million tons of carbon dioxide in three phases, effectively and safely.
  • MRCI aims to advance CCUS research by addressing key technical challenges, obtaining and sharing data to support CCUS, facilitating regional infrastructure planning and performing regional technology transfer.
  • Meeting this demand for carbon dioxide storage will require characterization, qualification, and development of numerous storage sites associated with carbon capture.

Airovation Technologies Raises ESG-focused Investment from Yozma Group Korea

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Airovation Technologies, an Israel-based cleantech startup, announced today that it has raised investment from the Yozma Group Korea.

Key Points: 
  • NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Airovation Technologies, an Israel-based cleantech startup, announced today that it has raised investment from the Yozma Group Korea.
  • The Yozma Group Korea plans to drive ESG-focused investment strategy through the investment as Airovation Technologies expands its air purification technology into carbon capture and utilization (CCU) technology, a key technology in the carbon-neutral era.
  • The Yozma Group Korea focus on discovering innovative startups that will lead the post-pandemic and the Fourth Industrial Revolution through the strategy.
  • "As we planned to expand ESG-based investment from this year, the Yozma Group Korea decided to invest in the representative disruptive technology that can contribute to carbon-neutral vision," said Dongjun Lee, CSO of the Yozma Group Korea.

FS innovates with first BECCS (Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage) project in South America

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

The BECCS system will be installed at FS' Lucas do Rio Verde plant.

Key Points: 
  • The BECCS system will be installed at FS' Lucas do Rio Verde plant.
  • By implementing the BECCS system, the Company will be the first biorefinery globally to have a negative carbon footprint.
  • The adoption of the BECCS system is part of a set of actions established by FS in the Company's six long-term commitments ( FS 2030 Sustainability Commitment ).
  • Thus, FS reuses the waste generated by the production process and post-consumer waste and reduces raw material consumption.

Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sign Pioneering Deal Towards Delivery of the World's Largest Negative Emissions Project

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:12am

TOKYO, June 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use its carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR processTM, in what would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, June 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use its carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR processTM, in what would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world.
  • Drax is already the largest decarbonisation project in Europe, having converted its power station to use sustainable biomass instead of coal, reducing its emissions by more than 85%.
  • By deploying BECCS technology, Drax aims to go further - becoming carbon negative by 2030.
  • Drax is the first company to sign a contract to deploy carbon capture technology at scale in the UK.

Bechtel and Drax partner to explore global opportunities for new build Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 3:02pm

Bechtel, a world leader in engineering, construction and project management has entered into a strategic partnership with renewable energy company Drax, to explore options and locations to construct new Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) plants globally.

Key Points: 
  • Bechtel, a world leader in engineering, construction and project management has entered into a strategic partnership with renewable energy company Drax, to explore options and locations to construct new Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) plants globally.
  • By deploying BECCs' vital negative emissions technology, Drax aims to go further, by becoming a carbon negative company by 2030.
  • Drax Group's purpose is to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future and in 2019 announced a world-leading ambition to be carbon negative by 2030, using Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) technology.
  • It is also where Drax is piloting the ground-breaking negative emissions technology BECCS within its CCUS (Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage) Incubation Area.

Stripe to Purchase Carbon Removal from CarbonBuilt

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

Purchase agreement will accelerate adoption of CarbonBuilts technology that injects CO2 into concrete, storing it for good

Key Points: 
  • Purchase agreement will accelerate adoption of CarbonBuilts technology that injects CO2 into concrete, storing it for good
    LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CarbonBuilt announced it has entered into a Carbon Removal Purchase Agreement with Stripe , in which Stripe will pay CarbonBuilt $250,000 to sequester nearly 1,000 metric tons of CO2 from CarbonBuilts first commercial project.
  • The agreement is part of Stripes Negative Carbon Emissions Project which is catalyzing the removal and sequestration of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
  • We are honored to have been selected by Stripe Climate and its expert panel of advisors through this competitive process, said Rahul Shendure, CEO of CarbonBuilt.
  • Combined with CarbonBuilts best-in-class CO2 utilization economics and scalability, Reversa accelerates humanitys path towards economically-viable, gigatonne-scale carbon removal while delivering even larger emissions reductions.

IDTechEx Discuss If Direct Air Capture Can Really Help in the Fight Against Climate Change

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 3:53pm

BOSTON, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change.
  • Outside of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS), which remains highly unproven, this is not possible with point source carbon capture.
  • A potential solution is direct air capture (DAC) technology, which uses carbon capture techniques to strip CO2 from atmospheric air.
  • The technology has generated much excitement around the world, with many hoping it could help to directly reverse the impacts of climate change.

IDTechEx Discuss If Direct Air Capture Can Really Help in the Fight Against Climate Change

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 3:48pm

BOSTON, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change.
  • Outside of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS), which remains highly unproven, this is not possible with point source carbon capture.
  • A potential solution is direct air capture (DAC) technology, which uses carbon capture techniques to strip CO2 from atmospheric air.
  • The technology has generated much excitement around the world, with many hoping it could help to directly reverse the impacts of climate change.

Climate Vault Launches With New Solution for Carbon Reductions, Spurs Innovation of Carbon Removal Technologies

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

Climate Vaults mission is to significantly reduce CO2, one of the leading causes of climate change, while supporting the innovation in carbon removal technologies designed to eliminate historical CO2.

Key Points: 
  • Climate Vaults mission is to significantly reduce CO2, one of the leading causes of climate change, while supporting the innovation in carbon removal technologies designed to eliminate historical CO2.
  • In addition, Climate Vault will help create the worlds first ecosystem for carbon dioxide removal (CDR) technologies by providing grants that spur innovation in those technologies to help make them viable and cost effective.
  • To foster new and tangible carbon removal technologies, Climate Vault convened a Technology Experts Chamber to assess, evaluate, and measure impact.
  • Climate Vault offers an important way to facilitate greenhouse gas emissions reduction and innovation for legacy carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere.

ADM Announces Successful Completion of One Million Metric Ton Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

b"ADM (NYSE: ADM) and the University of Illinois announced today the successful completion of the Illinois Basin - Decatur Project (IBDP), a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project designed to evaluate and test the technology at commercial scale.

Key Points: 
  • b"ADM (NYSE: ADM) and the University of Illinois announced today the successful completion of the Illinois Basin - Decatur Project (IBDP), a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project designed to evaluate and test the technology at commercial scale.
  • Simon Sandstone to accept and store one million metric tons of carbon dioxide over a period of three years, the equivalent of annual emissions from about 1.2 million passenger cars according to EPA calculations.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe Illinois Basin - Decatur Project shows how carbon capture and storage can play an important role in reducing these emissions.
  • I\xe2\x80\x99d like to thank ADM and the U of I for proactively taking on this project.\xe2\x80\x9d\nADM also began injection operations at a second CCS project, the Illinois Industrial Sources Carbon Capture and Storage Project, in Decatur in April 2017.