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2011-01-18 07:30:00

TSX-V: CST  Outstanding shares: 60,261,136 QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. (TSX-V: CST) is pleased to announce that it has extended the carbon capture Joint Development Agreement ("JDA") with Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:  CDXS), originally announced December 15, 2009.  Under the JDA, Codexis and CO(2) Solution have collaborated on the development of customized carbonic anhydrase ("CA") biocatalysts and related processes to enable the...

2010-12-16 15:37:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO of OPFLEX SOLUTIONS LLC, Scott Smith, has been invited to speak at their CCS Technology International Summit Forum being held in Beijing in January 2011. In attendance at this event will be officials from the China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), major city Governors, large state-owned enterprises and CCS experts from around the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101118/NY03886 ) Carbon Capture and...

2010-12-15 08:00:00

TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,261,136 QUEBEC CITY and DELFT, Netherlands, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. is pleased to congratulate Dr. Roger Sheldon on his recent receipt of two prestigious awards in the fields of Green Chemistry and Biocatalysis.  Dr. Sheldon is a member of CO(2) Solution's Scientific Advisory Board and founder and Chief Executive Officer of CLEA Technologies B.V., a strategic collaborator of CO(2) Solution for carbon capture enzyme...

2010-12-03 06:30:00

Cost Effective Technology Targets Major Source of Greenhouse Gases, Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants TSX-V: CST  Outstanding shares: 60,261,136  QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive Collaboration Agreement (the "Agreement") covering the development and pilot scale testing of its carbon capture technology to reduce carbon dioxide pollution from coal-fired power plants, one of the...

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2010-11-11 11:33:17

Leaks from carbon dioxide injected deep underground to help fight climate change could bubble up into drinking water aquifers near the surface, driving up levels of contaminants in the water tenfold or more in some places, according to a study by Duke University scientists. Based on a year-long analysis of core samples from four drinking water aquifers, "We found the potential for contamination is real, but there are ways to avoid or reduce the risk," says Robert B. Jackson, Nicholas...

2010-10-24 00:14:28

Kilimanjaro is developing CO2 air capture technologies to efficiently and economically capture CO2 directly from the air, transforming it into a valuable product stream New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 Kilimanjaro Energy, a leader in the capture of atmospheric CO2 for use in energy applications, has announced the close of a Series A round of venture financing. The financing round was led by ARCH Venture Partners, with additional participation from existing investors. The Company is...

2010-10-14 13:25:04

Oil recovery using carbon dioxide could lead to a North Sea oil bonanza worth £150 billion ($ 240 billion) "“ but only if the current infrastructure is enhanced now, according to a new study published today by a world-leading energy expert. A new calculation by Durham University of the net worth of the UK oil field shows that using carbon dioxide (CO2) to enhance the recovery from our existing North Sea oil fields could yield an extra three billion barrels of oil over the next 20...

2010-10-13 23:01:00

LAGOS, Nigeria, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal announced today that it will receive $37.8 million in political risk insurance from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), to support the company's construction and operations of three Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation plants for Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC), an affiliate of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, S.A (CCH). The construction, which is being carried out by ContourGlobal Solutions, Nigeria, a subsidiary...

2010-10-04 15:31:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce delivered the keynote address on 'The Future of Fossil Fuels' at the Global Energy Future Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis, calling on the assembled international academic and governmental leaders to "put people first" by supporting policies that prioritize eliminating global energy poverty by 2050. Boyce said coal is a global "future fuel," citing three global...

2010-09-28 17:43:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance has signed a $553 million cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) associated with FutureGen 2.0, the first large-scale oxy-combustion repowering project in the world that will use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. FutureGen 2.0 is supported by a $1 billion commitment in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the construction of a near-zero emissions...


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