Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Network

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Apr
28
Tue
2015
all-day Brazilian Congress on CO2 @ Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian Congress on CO2 @ Rio de Janeiro
Apr 28 – Apr 29 all-day
This is the 3rd Edition of the Brazilian Congress on CO2, which brings together the academic community and the industry of petroleum, gas and biofuels. The event will take place in Rio de Janeiro, April[...]
Jun
24
Wed
2015
all-day The Science behind CO2 Capture a... @ Varadero
The Science behind CO2 Capture a... @ Varadero
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
Due to the increasing dependence on fossil fuels to meet our energy needs during the last few decades, the release of the greenhouse gas CO2 has increased exponentially. In 2013 36 gigatonnes (GtCO2) were released[...]
Jul
5
Sun
2015
all-day ICCDU 2015 : Singapore
ICCDU 2015 : Singapore
Jul 5 – Jul 9 all-day
The International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization (ICCDU), which began in 1991 in Nagoya, Japan, has since been held in countries throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. The biennial conference provides a multi-disciplinary forum on[...]
Jul
13
Mon
2015
all-day Solid Oxide Electrolysis: Fuels ... @ University of York
Solid Oxide Electrolysis: Fuels ... @ University of York
Jul 13 – Jul 15 all-day
Introduction There is great interest in converting electricity overcapacity, e.g. from renewables, to fuels such as hydrogen and synthetic gasoline or for the conversion of nitrogen to ammonia. Solid Oxide Electrolysis offers a high efficiency[...]
Sep
7
Mon
2015
all-day Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Fara... @ University of Sheffield, The Edge
Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Fara... @ University of Sheffield, The Edge
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day
Introduction Carbon dioxide utilisation processes convert CO2 into commercially viable products such as chemicals, polymers, building materials and fuels. Carbon dioxide utilisation is an emerging technology which can contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas[...]

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Posts in category Carbon Capture

New Funding for UK Carbon Capture and...

On 27 November 2014, DECC is making available additional funding for CCS research, development and innovation. This is part of DECC’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund (EEF) Phase 4 Competition with £5M for projects in Financial Year 2015/16, with up to £2.5M prioritised for CCS and related projects. Read the announcement here and details of this f [...]

Applications invited for Lecturer/Sen...

Applications are invited for a Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/Readership, to be held in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College, London. The Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London is consistently recognised as world-leading, heading the ranking list in the last three UK Research Assessment Exercises, [...]

Newcastle University Mineralisation w...

Dr Lidija Siller from Newcastle University recently presented her work on CO2 capture using  nickel nanoparticles at the Mineralisation Cluster meeting at the RSC in November 2012. The work has now been reported on the BBC news website see: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21320666

Making money from mineralisation of C...

Michael Priestnall, CEO of Cambridge Carbon Capture Ltd and Industry Chair of CO2Chem’s Mineralisation Cluster, has authored an article in the Carbon Capture Journal explaining what mineral carbonation is, how industry is beginning to make money out of it and why policy makers should pay attention. Read the article here Carbon Capture Journal [...]

SPIRE Roadmap

A.SPIRE aisbl is an international non-profit association formed to represent the private sector as a partner in the Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency (SPIRE) Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to be launched as part of the Horizon2020 framework programme. This new association represents more than 50 industrial [...]

The USA is adding “Utilization” to Ca...

The USA Energy Department is leveraging its cutting-edge research to show that not only can CCS technology help industry make fossil energy use cleaner, safer and more sustainable, it also shows promise as a method to extract more, hard-to-access and presently untapped fossil energy resources.  The Energy Department is strategically focusing [...]

TSB Carbon Abatement Technologies Com...

Technology Strategy Board’s £4.5m Competition for Carbon Abatement Technologies is now open The competition is addressing innovative solutions for the reduction of CO2 from large single point emitters, such as power stations and process industries. There are 2 strands to the competition: Strand 1  (£4m allocated) for Collaborative R& [...]

Carbon Capture and Utilisation in the...

The Centre for Low Carbon Futures has today released a report providing the first comprehensive technical and economic assessment of carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) as a viable but poorly understood option for reducing carbon emissions. The report is a collaboration between CO2Chem, a UK research council project aimed at developing a UK [...]

Carbon Capture Research – Joint...

A joint meeting of the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Community and the CO2Chem Network to hear about current UK research in the area of carbon capture.   The day will include presentations from members of both networks on their current research  and information on future funding opportunities   There is an optional networking dinner [...]

Renewable oil: Ancient bacteria could...

Microbes with tweaked DNA can convert sunlight and carbon dioxide into oil, but will it ever power our cars? http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028136.200-renewable-oil-ancient-bacteria-could-fuel-modern-life.html