Liquid Wind will develop, finance, build and manage standardised facilities that produce e-methanol from renewable electricity and upcycled carbon dioxide.
E. coli bacteria have been gradually trained to use carbon dioxide as food, rather than sugar, building their biomass from the air.
Hydrofaction™ is Steeper Energy’s proprietary implementation of hydrothermal liquefaction which applies supercritical water as a reaction medium for the conversion of biomass directly into a high-energy density renewable crude oil, referred to as Hydrofaction™ Oil. Steeper’s unique process mimics and accelerates nature by subjecting wet biomass to heat and high pressure.
Research part of SoCalGas’ development of technologies known as poser-to-gas (P2G), a method of storing excess renewable energy.
Long-term project to assess the economic and technical feasibility of CCS for the cement industry.
Natural gas hydrogen production plant with carbon capture.
Pilot plant at the Willem-Alexander power plant from 2011-2013.
Using Lanzatech’s technology to capture CO2 from a ferralloy plant in South Africa.
World’s first commercial-scale power plant using VAM as primary fuel.
Coal and biomass to liquids.
Coals to liquids.
LanzaTech’s pilot steel plant location, now fully operational, near Auckland, New Zealand.
Uses LanzaTech’s gas fermentation technology throughout the Mitsui Group to convert CO2 to ethanol.
Shougang steel mill outside of Beijing, China; World’s first commercial deployment of gas fermentation technology. Converts CO₂ to ethanol. 100,000 gallon/year plant.
Baosteel steel plant outside of Shanghai, China; Demonstration of LanzaTech technology at Baosteel steel plant, 100,000 gallons/year.
Project in Hayrana, India at IndianOil refinery; In 2017, IOC and LanzaTech signed a Statement of Intent to construct the world’s first refinery off gas-to-bioethanol production facility in India.
Project in Ghent, Belgium at ArcelorMitttal plant; Convert CO₂ to bioethanol to be used for transportation fuel or plastics.
Research w/ Lanzatech on using syngas to develop specialty plastics; Combines Evonik’s biotechnology platforms w/ LanzaTech’s synthetic biology & gas fermentation expertise for the development of a route to bio-processed precursers for specialty plastics from waste derived synthesis gas.
U.S. government project for gas-to-jet technology; Partnered w/ Lanzatech to optimize its ethanol process to reduce the cost of jet fuel for the military in support of the military’s goal to reduce its carbon footprint.
60 million gallon per year ethanol and 420,000 ton animal feed plant in California; Conversion of agricultural waste, forest waste, dairy waste, and construction and demolition waste (CDW) to ethanol.
Partnered w/ Lanzatech for aviation fuel technology, which uses waste industrial gases from steel facilities that is captured, fermented and chemically converted for jet fuel.
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.
Using landfill gas for a fuel cell project to produce renewable electricity and hydrogen.
Biorefinery of waste CO2 into biofuels using algae.
Project aimed at the continuous capture of CO2 from flue gas coming from coal-fired plants and its regeneration as pure CO2 in the production of hydrocarbonate.
Planning a facility that will produce high-quality, carbon neutral, synthetic fuels to replace fossil fuels.
The plant captures CO2 from ambient air in a cyclic process.
100% renewable energy powers direct air capture.
CO₂-to-fuels through novel electrochemical catalysis; Modular and scalable reactor that economically upgrades CO₂ into fuels and chemicals; Integrates carbon-carbon-coupling catalysts developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory with emerging proton-conducting ceramic membranes to directly produce synthetic fuels and high-value chemicals from CO₂ feedstocks.
Uses intermittent solar power by employing a multi-functional material (calcium carbonate; CaCO3). This material enables the alternating capture and release of solar energy, while simultaneously converting carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) to syngas, which is then readily convertible into a range of chemicals or fuels. The conversion process will make use of DOE’s concentrated solar power technology.
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.
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.
GTI and Missouri University of Science and Technology to develop a novel catalytic reactor to turn CO₂ to synthetic gas. The catalytic reactor will contain nano-engineered catalyst, deposited on high packing-density hollow fibers.
CO2 conversion to fuel; New sorbent-based process that can convert CO2 captured from power plants (or other large sources) by reducing it with methane and water into a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen
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.
AIR TO FUELS™ technology combines Carbon Engineering’s Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology with several other advancing technologies, such as renewable energy, water electrolysis and fuels synthesis, to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuels.
Carbon Engineering’s direct air capture process separates CO2 from atmospheric air in a four-step process.
Researching next-gen gasification for biomass & higher efficiency technologies; Implement commercial CCS at an ethanol production facility to make a fuel that qualifies for low-carbon fuel programs; Operational by 2019 or 2020.
Uses electricity to rearrange the atoms in water and CO₂ to produce ethanol and oxygen.
Europe’s largest bioethanol produce; Working with Biorecro to develop Europe’s 1st carbon negative BECCS plant.
Converts CO₂ emissions from biorefineries, power plants, and other facilities into syngas that can be used for transportation fuels, power generation, process heat, and other products.
Storage in saline aquifer; First large-scale application of BECCS, located at ADM’s bioethanol plant; Uses Alstom-Dow Advanced Amine Process.
Uses natural gas, natural gas liquids, flare gas, CO₂, and waste gasses from industrial plants as feedstock to produce clean liquid transportation fuels. Greyrock’s catalyst eliminates the “wax refining” step associated with traditional Fischer-Tropsch.
Carbon nanotube membranes can rearrange molecules from CO2 removed from the air and convert it to fuels.
In the first step, hydrogen is produced via electrolysis. This hydrogen, together with carbon dioxide, is converted into syngas in the RWGS reactor. In the Fischer-Tropsch reactor synthetic fuels and high quality chemical products are produced from syngas.
Electrolytically generated hydrogen from water is converted into synthetic natural gas (SNG) together with greenhouse gas CO2. With this process, long-term storage of electricity is realized, e.g. by feeding the SNG into existing pipelines. Methanation from CO/CO2 mixtures, e.g. from gasification processes, is possible as well.
CO2 and other gases into liquid fuels and commodity chemicals with zero flaring. In the first step, syngas is produced in the CPOX reactor from methane-containing gases and air. In the second step, the syngas is converted into valuable products via the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis.
Combines Hydrocell’s HCell brush-type heat exchanger and regenerative CO₂ scrubber to capture CO₂ from ambient air.
Converts alcohol to linear carbonates using CO₂; Research focused on using CO₂ to create fine chemicals and materials as a source for the production of fuels.