Researchers at NREL have developed a new way of converting CO2 to a more usable product- formate.
A hybrid system of bacteria and nanowire that has the ability to harness sunlight and use it to convert CO2 and water into chemicals that can be used to create organic molecules.
OSAKI CoolGen is using Honeywell’s UOP SeparALL technology during coal gasification processes.
Demonstration site for Shenhua’s coal-to-chemicals process.
Post-combustion capture from coal-fired power plant.
Commercial operations at a chemical/ fertilizer plant.
Natural gas fired steam reformer using MHI’s KM CDR process to remove CO2 from flue gas.
16 partners from industry and science to convert CO2 emissions into chemical components.
IGCC plant with CCS.
Using Skyonic mineralization technology for capturing CO2; CO2 used for sodium bicarbonate.
Captures 1,500 tons/day of CO2 from two ethylene glycol plants.
Capturing CO2 using amine scrubbing technology from one of their coal-fired power plant.
Chemical production facility capturing CO2 increase urea production.
Using CO₂ and hydrogen for the direct production of industrial chemicals including nylon intermediates.
Supported by a $15 M grant from the Quebec government, led by CO₂ Solutions; The objective of the VCQ project is to develop and demonstrate commercially viable end-to-end solutions to capture and utilize CO₂ in various applications while at the same time reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
Organized to develop profitable commercial ventures that add value to alcohol production, bioprocessing, and/or use CO₂ and other waste streams as inputs into production of biofuels, chemicals, and high value products.
Planning to build a plant that will convert natural gas and CO2 to methanol.
Plans to develop a test plant that will use CO2, water, and electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to produce specialty chemicals.
Project to build a plant that could demonstrate the economic feasibility of using captured CO2 and turning it into chemicals such as methanol.
100% renewable energy powers direct air capture.
Next generation geothermal for emissions free power, using CO₂ as a subsurface working fluid which can be used at 50% more locations than traditional geothermal; Carbon Dioxide (CO₂) Plume Geothermal – CPG™.
Design of transition-metal/zeolite catalysts for direct conversion of coal-derived CO₂ to aromatics; New catalytic process to produce valuable aromatic chemicals directly from CO₂ in coal-fired power plant flue gas; Will enable a single-reactor process for conversion of CO₂ to aromatics that can be deployed onsite at coal-fired power plants.
Uses gases from steelmaking process as raw materials for chemical production.
Selective and efficient electrochemical production of neat formic acid from CO₂ using novel PGM-free catalysts: abiotic electrolyzer cost-effectively convert CO₂ to formic acid; The project will design a process where CO₂ is collected from the flue gas of coal or fossil fuel combustion and fed to the electrolyzer; The supercritical CO₂ phase will be used for reduction and a liquid water phase will be used for oxidation.
Converts CO₂ from power plant flue gas into commercial-quality sodium bicarbonate, aiming to lower the cost of carbon capture technology.
Anaerobic, non-photosynthetic mixotrophy (or Mixotrophic Fermentation).
Developing an electrosynthesis process that utilizes CO₂ from coal flue gas to produce fuels or chemical precursors, including carboxylic acids. Carboxylic acids are valuable and important precursors used in polymers, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and cosmetics.
Converting captured carbon dioxide (CO2) into high-value industrial chemicals, specifically dimethyl carbonate (DMC) and monoethylene glycol (MEG), using their patented heat-integrated reactive distillation (HIRD) process.
Novel integrated electrolysis system to produce C2-C3 alcohols, such as ethanol and propanol, using carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plant flue gas.
Microalgae-based process to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired flue gas to value-added products utilizing a dual photobioreactor (PBR)/pond cultivation strategy.
Faraday Technology Inc. with MIT is developing an electrochemical process that incorporates gas diffusion electrode technology to make formic acid.
Thermocatalytic ethylene production process using ethane and actual coal-fired flue gas CO2
Uses a catalyst to combine CO2 and hydrocarbons to create polyols
Novel catalytic process technology for utilization of CO2 for acrylonitrile production
Catalyst technology for oxygen abstraction from CO2
Dry methane reforming
Converts CO2 into carbon monoxide (CO) and formic acid products using high-performance catalysts
The Global CO2 Initiative at the University of Michigan aims to identify and pursue commercially sustainable approaches that reduce atmospheric CO2 levels by 4 gigatons/year.
A process that uses electricity and a catalyst (heat) in water to turn CO₂ into ethanol; Carbon negative alcohol is produced.
Photosynthetic conversion of industrial CO2 emissions into low cost industrial chemicals
Combines new catalysts with a novel drop-in component that reprograms existing hardware to split CO2
Enables the sustainable use of current and CO2 with small-scale, delocalized production units built where the two components are generated, i.e. near power plants using renewable sources of energy as well as large-scale industrial plants producing CO2.
Stranded electricity and CO₂ is converted into renewable gas for EOR.
Electro-catalytic conversation of CO2, water, and electric energy into liquid formic acid
CO2 as an industrial fermentation feedstock.
CO2 to food and feed products, bioplastics, and chemicals
Using CO₂ and water from renewable sources a process produces formic acid; Then the liquid feedstock (formic acid) is used as substrate in the bioprocess using b.fab formatothropic strains and directed into a desired product.
Sustainable conversion of CO2/Shale gas to green acetic acid via a thermochemical cyclic redox scheme
Aiming to develop a bio/electrochemical system that can convert waste CO₂ into hydrocarbons or higher organics; Then that system would be developed into a modular system which is linked to renewable energy sources.