Soap, proteins and highly complex molecules from CO2 – these are the winners of the “Best CO2 Utilisation 2022” innovation award

Large scale investments in CO2-based ethanol, methanol and aviation fuel are just around the corner – supporting climate protection and independence from fossil fuels. Participants of the “Conference on CO2-based Fuels & Chemicals 2022” elected the three innovation award winners. The award was organised by nova-Institute and CO2Value Europe, and sponsored by YNCORIS.


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Carbon-Capture Startup Using Dirt Cheap Material Raises $53 Million

Heirloom uses cheap and widely available limestone to suck carbon from the air. The latest funds will help build its first pilot-scale facility


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SHV Energy and LanzaTech announce partnership to pioneer renewable propane

SHV Energy and LanzaTech announced a new strategic partnership to employ LanzaTech’s Carbon Capture and Transformation (CCT) technology to bring renewable propane and other sustainable fuels to the market via existing and novel pathways


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Biowasserstoff: Quellen und Forschungsansätze

Neues Dossier analysiert die biobasierten Produktionsmethoden für die Wasserstoff-Erzeugung und welches Potenzial, sowie welcher technische Entwicklungsstand für die einzelnen Nutzungsbereiche besteht


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Copper-silver-gold nanostructure gives carbon-capture and –utilization a boost

Tsinghua University researchers found combined metals working as a superior catalyst to get an improved performance for carbon-capture and -utilization


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LanzaTech, ReCarbon, Woodside team up on carbon capture and utilization project in Australia

In today’s Digest, the project details, while you may know LanzaTech, exactly who are ReCarbon and Woodside Energy, what does this project mean, reactions from the stakeholders, and more


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Woodside launches carbon capture and utilisation collaboration with ReCarbon and LanzaTech

Together, all collaboration partners are investigating the viability of a proposed Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) pilot facility in Perth, Western Australia


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CO2 Utilization for Cement: The Digest’s 2022 Multi-Slide Guide to Fortera

A picture gallery of the company's achievements for converting CO2 into cement


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New method could lead to cheaper, more efficient ways to capture carbon

New CU Boulder-led study shows, that using electrochemical methods capturing heat-trapping gases from the atmosphere would allow carbon capture facilities to exist almost anywhere


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Carbon capture: Early days of a $1 trillion industry?

Solutions such as carbon capture, utilization and storage in reducing carbon emissions or even going a step further and removing existing CO2 from the atmosphere are necessary


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LanzaTech files for IPO in a SPAC deal

LanzaTech recently announced its planned initial public offering (IPO) via a merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) AMCI Acquisition Corp. II


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LanzaTech NZ, Inc., a market-leading innovator in Carbon Capture & Transformation, to go public through business combination with AMCI Acquisition Corp. II

Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company will be renamed LanzaTech Global, Inc. and its common stock is expected to be listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “LNZA”


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Sustainable Aviation Fuels I – Policy Landscape

The regulatory landscape surrounding SAF is rapidly evolving and provides the bedrock for the exponential expansion of the SAF market


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Perstorp and Project Air renew EU application for major green chemistry investment

Thanks to an innovative usage of biogas, hydrogen from electrolysis and residue streams, as well as carbon dioxide recovered from Perstorp’s own facilities, to produce the methanol, the project will utilize carbon atoms that otherwise become CO2 emissions


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How NovoNutrients upcycles CO2 into alternative proteins for human and animal food

The company mixes CO2, hydrogen and a naturally occurring microbe, then ferments it to create high-grade protein with several potential uses


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New, nature-inspired concepts for turning CO2 into clean fuels

Some Cambridge researchers, working with a team from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Portugal, have developed a method to improve the efficiency of electrolysis by fine-tuning the solution conditions to alter the local environment of the enzymes


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“Look before you Leap”: European Science Academies Caution against Subsidies for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

A new Commentary on “BECCS and its role in integrated assessment models”, looks at the latest evidence on the ability of BECCS to deliver substantial net removals of CO2 from the atmosphere


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Twelve and LanzaTech Partner to Create Ethanol From CO2

Collaborative process seeks to eliminate the fossil fuel impact of ethanol production


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Six Carbon Capture and Utilisation technologies for a sustainable chemical and fuel production nominated for the Innovation Award “Best CO2 Utilisation 2022”

Conference on CO2-based Fuels and Chemicals 2022 – Cologne (Germany) and online, hybrid conference, 23-24 March 2022


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Solar fuel breakthrough promises new industrial era

Solar fuel technology could one day turn carbon dioxide – a key greenhouse gas – into a useful industrial feedstock. This could help us to move away from fossil fuels, and towards achieving a truly circular economy


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