Research

August 10, 2022

Dates Announced for 39th Annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

BY Ethanol Producer Magazine BBI International publicly announced the dates for the 39th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo last week. Next year’s FEW will take place June 12-14, 2023 at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. READ MORE

August 08, 2022

Grant funding winners: Accelerating CCS Technologies 3

BY UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Find out which UK organisations have received a share of up to a total of £5 million to accelerate the development of carbon capture and storage technologies on an international level. READ MORE

August 05, 2022

A simple material for carbon capture, perhaps from tailpipes

BY Robert Sanders, University of California - Berkeley Using an inexpensive polymer called melamine, chemists have created a cheap, easy and energy-efficient way to capture carbon dioxide from smokestacks, a key goal for the United States and other nations as they seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

August 04, 2022

Agenda Announced for 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference

BY Carbon Capture Magazine The preliminary agenda was announced this week for the 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo, taking place November 8-9, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The conference agenda contains presentations from CCUS industry experts. READ MORE

July 29, 2022

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Makes Monumental Enhancements

BY Carbon Capture Coalition On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced an agreement on budget reconciliation legislation—the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. READ MORE

July 22, 2022

Canada Nickel Identifies New Method for Accelerated CO2 Capture

BY Canada Nickel Canada Nickel Company Inc. announced the results of a laboratory test program for a new method of accelerated carbon capture – In Process Tailings Carbonation that the Company believes has transformative potential. READ MORE

July 21, 2022

Modified rail cars clean air of CO2 and mitigate climate change

BY University of Sheffield US-based startup, CO2Rail Company have been working with a world-renowned team of researchers to design Direct Air Capture technology that removes CO2 from the air, which can be used within special rail cars placed with regular, running trains. READ MORE

July 15, 2022

DOE FECM now accepting Research Experience in CO2 Sequestration

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management invites graduate students and early career professionals who are interested in CCUS to apply for the 2022 Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration (RECS) program. READ MORE

July 13, 2022

DOE Announces $8M for University Training and Research

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. DOE Office of FECM announced funding for two opportunities totaling $8 million to advance natural gas research coupled to methane mitigation and build new humanities-driven STEM curricula at eligible U.S. colleges and universities. READ MORE

July 13, 2022

UW Study Examines Economic Incentives for Deploying CCS in WY

BY University of Wyoming University of Wyoming researchers recently published a policy analysis article in a leading environmental research journal that examines the potential role of economic and policy incentives to facilitate CCS deployment in the state. READ MORE

June 30, 2022

Unlocking the power of the Solent to capture carbon

BY University of Portsmouth Scientists who want to restore areas of the Solent to help capture and store greenhouse gases are calling on local organisations, businesses and experts to join a special workshop. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

North Dakota's Senator Hoeven makes address at EERC Conference

BY Office of Senator John Hoeven At the Energizing North Dakota’s Future Conference today, Senator John Hoeven outlined North Dakota’s ever-growing leadership in cracking the code on carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS). READ MORE

June 23, 2022

University of Illinois to Advance CCUS at US Steel's Gary Works

BY United Stated Steel The University of Illinois will lead the front-end engineering design study at U. S. Steel’s Gary Works in Gary, Indiana. This study will focus on the advancement of a direct air capture and utilization system. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Fuels Institute paper explores the carbon benefits of biofuels

BY Erin VoegeleThe Fuels Institute in June published a new white paper that discusses the carbon benefits of various biofuels. The paper also addresses matters related to policy, feedstocks availability, and vehicle and infrastructure constraints. READ MORE

June 14, 2022

Doyal, Christianson recognized at 38th annual FEW

BY Ethanol Producer Magazine Randall Doyal and John Christianson were recognized for their longtime service and commitment to the biofuels industry on June 14, 2022 at the world’s largest ethanol conference, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. READ MORE

June 09, 2022

Capturing Carbon, Market Opportunities and Moments

BY Tom Bryan, Ethanol Producer Magazine Ethanol Producer Magazine's editor previews and contextualizes the feature articles in the publication's July issue, including stories on the merchant CO2 market, onsite carbon sequestration, Homeland Energy's 2-billion-gallon milestone and more. READ MORE

June 07, 2022

Speaker Presentation Ideas Now Accepted for 2022 NCCC

BY Carbon Capture Magazine The call for speaker presentation ideas is now open for the 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo (NCCC) taking place Nov. 8-9, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The NCCC will accept speaker abstracts through July 8. READ MORE

June 07, 2022

Dr. Daniel Sanchez Joins Carbon Direct, Inc. as Chief Scientist

BY Carbon Direct Carbon management firm appoints Dr. Daniel Sanchez, an early developer and leading expert on carbon removal using biomass and bioenergy. READ MORE

June 03, 2022

Cambridge Engineers Invent World's First Zero Emissions Cement

BY UK Fires Three Cambridge engineers, Dr Cyrille Dunant, Dr Pippa Horton and Professor Julian Allwood, have filed a patent and been awarded new research funding for their invention of the world’s first ever zero-emissions cement. READ MORE

June 02, 2022

Record-setting Number of Biofuel Producers Set to Attend 2022 FEW

BY BBI International Produced by BBI International, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) is on pace to be the largest biofuels conference since 2009. The event takes place June 13-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. READ MORE

May 25, 2022

An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Gulf of Alaska

BY Mark Thiesen, Associated Press A crew with the University of Alaska Fairbanks released a glider designed to dive 3,281 feet and roam remote parts of the ocean which collected an enormous amount of data to study ocean acidification. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

Reanalyzing Seaweed Ecosystems’ Role as Carbon Sinks

BY Clare WatsonLush beds of seaweed sustain coastal food webs, cycle essential nutrients, clarify water, foster fisheries, and shelter sea life. But in recent years, it is seaweed’s ability to soak up carbon dioxide and reduce emissions that has nabbed headlines. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

Low-Cost Battery-Like Device Absorbs CO2 Emissions While Charging

BY Israel Temprano and Grace Mapstone, University of Cambridge Researchers have developed a low-cost device that can selectively capture carbon dioxide gas while it charges. Then, when it discharges, the CO2 can be released in a controlled way and collected to be reused or disposed of responsibly. READ MORE

May 18, 2022

Skor, Becker, Rastetter to Headline 2022 FEW in Minneapolis

BY BBI International Growth Energy's Emily Skor, Green Plains' Todd Becker and Summit Agricultural Group's Bruce Rastetter will deliver keynote addresses at the 2022 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place, June 13-15, 2022, in Minneapolis. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Using Bacteria to Accelerate CO2 Capture in Oceans

BY Julie Chao, Berkeley Lab A scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has proposed a scheme for direct ocean capture. Removing CO2 from the oceans will enable them to continue to do their job of absorbing excess CO2 from the atmosphere. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Carbon Chemistry Lab of the Future Receives Millions to Develop

BY University of Liverpool The University’s Materials Innovation Factory has been awarded £1.3 million funding from Research England to develop the Low Carbon Chemistry Lab of the Future to make its research more environmentally sustainable and help address the net zero target READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Research Converts CO2 to Formic Acid Using an Iron-Based Compound

BY Tokyo Institute of Technology Photoreduction of CO2 into transportable fuel like formic acid is a great way of dealing with CO2's rising levels in the atmosphere. To aid in this mission, a research team from Tokyo Tech developed a catalyst that can convert CO2 into formic acid. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

Land-Building Marsh Plants are Champions of Carbon Capture

BY Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment A new study shows that it is not too late to reverse the losses of saltwater and freshwater wetlands caused by marsh draining and logging. READ MORE

May 09, 2022

New Survey Shows Nebraskans Belief that Ethanol is Critical

BY Summit Carbon Solutions A broad, bipartisan majority of Nebraskans support the ethanol industry and believe it is critical to the future of agriculture, the health of the state’s economy, and improving environmental outcomes, according to a new survey. READ MORE

May 05, 2022

CO2 Reduction Potential of the Chemical Industry through CCUS

BY Renewable Carbon Initiative Renewable Carbon Initiative, CO2 Value Europe, and Nova-Institute publish a study showing the CO2 reduction potential of the chemical industry through CCU. READ MORE