What will the future of plastics be about?

The world of plastics is changing as traditionally the manufacturing of plastics has been based on oil refining side streams. ​​​​​​​Our expert Mikko Koivuniemi, Business & Technology Development Manager, shares his insights about how we at Fortum see the future of plastics recycling


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Solar-powered chemistry uses carbon dioxide and water to make feedstock for fuels, chemicals

Producing synthesis gas, a precursor of a variety of fuels and chemicals, no longer requires natural gas, coal or biomass


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CO2 Capture and Utilization (CCU) matters

Positioning CCU in the sustainable transition landscape


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Solar-powered carbon capture technology leading the way

Australia's first production and deployment of solar-powered Direct Air Capture (DAC) modules to be set by the end of 2022


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Neue Technik für den Klimaschutz: Aus CO2 wird Methanol

Die TU Wien entwickelte ein chemisches Verfahren, bei dem mit Hilfe spezieller Katalysatoren aus klimaschädlichem Kohlendioxid wertvolles Methanol entsteht


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Climate protection: CO2 turned into methanol

TU Wien (Vienna) has developed a chemical process that uses special catalysts to turn climate-damaging carbon dioxide into valuable methanol.


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Why using methanol could be cost effective for Indian industries

With the government interested in developing a domestic methanol economy, India embarked on the road to a greener future


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Twelve to Deploy World’s First Industrial-Scale Carbon Transformation Platform

DCVC leads a $130 million financing to increase the production of materials made from captured CO2 for customers such as Mercedes-Benz, Procter & Gamble, Shopify, and the U.S. Air Force


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Novel catalyst radically enhances rate of conversion of carbon dioxide into solar fuels

Researchers have recently come up with a photocatalyst structure involving isolated single atoms of copper in a polymer framework that radically enhances catalyst performance


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Summer Special – 20 % discount on market and trend reports all around renewable carbon until 31 August 2022

After publishing the latest report on advanced recycling technologies, nova-Institute is offering their previous reports around renewable carbon markets for a special price


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The Biomass Utilisation Factor (BUF): A simple indicator to calculate circularity of biomass and bio-based products

nova-Institute publishes a novel indicator that enables to capture the circularity of biomass under consideration of both the cascading use principle and the efficiency of the biomass utilisation


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Neste und VTT vereinbaren den Bau einer Power-to-Liquids-Demonstrationsanlage für die CO2-Abscheidung sowie die Produktion von grünem Wasserstoff und E-Fuels im VTT Bioruukki Pilot Centre

Die technologische Entwicklung der Hochtemperatur-Elektrolyse, CO2-Abscheidung und Kohlenwasserstoffsynthese wurde im Rahmen des von Business Finland finanzierten Veturi-Forschungsprojekts zur e-Fuels-Entwicklung abgeschlossen und ist bereit für die Anwendung


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VTT and Neste agreed on building an integrated Power-to-Liquids (e-fuels) demonstration facility at VTT Bioruukki Pilot Centre for CO2 capture, green hydrogen and e-fuels production

Development of high temperature electrolysis, CO2 capture, and hydrocarbon synthesis technologies have been completed in Business Finland funded Veturi E-fuel research project and the integrated technology is now ready for implementation


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ExxonMobil Methanol to Jet Technology to Provide New Route for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

ExxonMobil announced a unique process technology to enable the manufacture of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable methanol.


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Suzano launches venture capital initiative with US$70 million to invest in startups

Suzano Ventures will stimulate the development of new solutions in areas including climate technology, bio-based products, agroforestry and sustainable packaging


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Synthetische Kraftstoffe ermöglichen auf lange Sicht Literpreise von unter einem Euro

eFuel Alliance: Eine einseitige Ausrichtung auf E-Mobilität, völlig weg von Verbrennern, wie sie die EU-Kommission vorgeschlagen hat, wäre nicht hilfreich


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Researchers from Goethe University Frankfurt develop new biobattery for hydrogen storage

A team of microbiologists from Goethe University Frankfurt has succeeded in using bacteria for the controlled storage and release of hydrogen. This is an important step in the search for carbon-neutral energy sources in the interest of climate protection. The corresponding paper has now been published in the scientific journal “Joule"


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Forscher der Goethe-Universität entwickeln neue Biobatterie zur Speicherung von Wasserstoff

Einem Team von Mikrobiologen der Goethe-Universität ist es gelungen, mit Hilfe von Bakterien Wasserstoff kontrolliert zu speichern und wieder abzugeben. Auf der Suche nach CO2-neutralen Energieträgern im Interesse des Klimaschutzes ist dies ein wichtiger Schritt. Das entsprechende Paper ist nun in der renommierten Fachzeitschrift „Joule“ erschienen


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Fraunhofer process increases methane yield from biogas plants

The researchers have further plans to scale up to 500 kilowatts by 2025 and again to one to two megawatts by 2026


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Methan statt CO2: Fraunhofer-Verfahren erhöht Methanausbeute von Biogasanlagen

Bis zum Jahr 2025 planen die Forschenden eine Hochskalierung auf 500 Kilowatt, bis 2026 soll die Anlage gar ein bis zwei Megawatt Leistung erzeugen


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