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Economic Feasibility For Capturing Carbon Dioxide Directly From The Air
2012-07-24 11:07:07

Reducing CO2 With a series of papers published in chemistry and chemical engineering journals, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have advanced the case for extracting carbon dioxide directly from the air using newly-developed adsorbent materials. The technique might initially be used to supply carbon dioxide for such industrial applications as fuel production from algae or enhanced oil recovery. But the method could later be used to supplement the capture of CO2 from...

2012-07-16 18:20:15

ST. LOUIS, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Akermin announces that it has signed an agreement with Southern Company Services to install and operate a pilot plant incorporating Akermin's novel biocatalyst delivery system at the National Carbon Capture Center. As part of a two-year project, partially funded through a grant from the US Department of Energy (Grant No. DE-FE0004228), Akermin is designing a pilot plant to demonstrate the performance of its biocatalyst delivery system working...

2012-07-16 06:23:17

REGINA, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Saskatchewan residents have strong but divided opinions about climate change and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, concludes a public opinion survey commissioned by IPAC-CO2 Research Inc. released today. "Almost seven in ten (68%) residents are concerned about climate change," said Joe Ralko, Director of Communications for IPAC-CO2, who managed the survey. "However, there is no consensus on how to address the problem. That could be...

2012-07-03 06:22:27

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a renewable energy and eco-sustainability company providing carbon capture, biosequestration and algae biomass production technologies and solutions, today announced it has entered into a convertible drawdown facility providing immediate funds and credit. Under the terms of the financing, HDSI will receive aggregate principal funding up to $150,000, with $60,000 immediately advanced. Advances bear simple...

2012-07-02 22:20:28

BRISBANE, Australia, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International infrastructure and environment services group, Cardno Limited (ASX: CDD) today announced the acquisition of Marshall Miller & Associates, Inc. (MM&A), a 180-person mining, energy and environmental consulting firm headquartered in Bluefield, Virginia, USA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110907/MM64542LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120703/LA33194LOGO) The acquisition is expected...

2012-06-28 06:23:57

$100 Million in Savings for Consumers, 1,500 Jobs, CO2 to Boost Oil Production ROCKPORT, Ind., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana Gasification said yesterday's decision by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) to issue the air permit for IG's clean coal facility is a major step toward construction of the state-of-the-art plant. "The IDEM air permit is critical to an IG plant that promises huge energy and economic benefits. Our plant will...

2012-06-27 18:20:14

LONDON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next 25 years, the world will become significantly more dependent on electricity produced from various sources, including coal, to meet its energy needs. Global electricity generation is expected to grow from 21,224 Terawatt hours (TWh) in 2010 to 33,370 TWh in 2030. Coal will continue to hold an increasing share in the energy mix of emerging countries since it is one of the most affordable sources of energy with abundant reserves...

2012-06-26 02:23:39

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyonic Corporation finalized the first $9 million portion of a committed $35 million investment into the company, intended to pilot a first-of-its-kind carbon capture and utilization plant in the U.S. that will demonstrate the viability of capturing and reusing carbon dioxide (CO2) as a profitable commercial-scale venture. Northwater Capital Management, ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), BP (NYSE: BP), and PVS Chemicals are participating in the Series C...

2012-06-22 06:20:49

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Coal Council (NCC) today presented the U.S. Department of Energy with the results of a comprehensive study requested by U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. The study, "Harnessing Coal's Carbon Content to Advance the Economy, Environment and Energy Security," concludes that widespread deployment of carbon dioxide capture and utilization (CCUS) technologies at coal-based power and liquid fuels production plants could help increase domestic...

2012-06-19 18:20:17

PERTH, Australia and ATLANTA, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Algae.Tec (ASX:AEB, FWB:GZA:GR, OTCQX :ALGXY) the advanced algae to biofuels company with a high-yield, enclosed and scalable algae growth and harvesting system today announced the algae to biofuels showcase facility Shoalhaven One will be officially opened on 2 August 2012. Algae.Tec is pleased to announce the New South Wales Minister for Resources and Energy the Honourable Chris Hartcher, MP will officially open the...