Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Network

Upcoming Events

Feb
13
Fri
2015
8:00 am Recycling CO2 into products: A ...
Recycling CO2 into products: A ...
Feb 13 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Recycling CO2 into products:  A research and innovation agenda for Europe @ Brussels | Brussels | Belgium
SCOT (Smart CO2 Transformation) is a collaborative European project (supported by the Seventh Framework programme) in the area of Carbon Dioxide Utilization (CDU). The main objective of the project is to define a Strategic European[...]
Feb
20
Fri
2015
all-day Air Capture of CO2 @ IMechE
Air Capture of CO2 @ IMechE
Feb 20 all-day
This workshop, jointly sponsored by the IMechE, UKCCSRC and CO2Chem, will examine the drivers and methods for carbon dioxide capture from ambient air or other dilute sources.  The meeting will focus on capture processes that[...]
Mar
4
Wed
2015
all-day LCA in CO2 Utilisation @ University of Sheffield
LCA in CO2 Utilisation @ University of Sheffield
Mar 4 all-day
4th March 2015, University of Sheffield 10am-4pm A free joint workshop with UKCCSRC to discuss life cycle assessment over carbon capture, utilisation and mitigation systems. The workshop will look towards moving to common boundary conditions[...]
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 Fuels

Air Fuel Synthesis in the news

Great news for network members Air Fuel Synthesis who have had their work highlighted in two UK newspapers today including the front page of the Independent. Read all about their work creating synthetic fuels from carbon dioxide at: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/exclusive-pioneering-scientists-turn-fresh-air-into-petrol-in-ma [...]

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 [...]

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

Creating Jet Fuel from the CO2 in the...

One of the CO2Chem network members, Air Fuel Synthesis has just sent us this news: Air Fuel Developments Limited (trading as Air Fuel Synthesis) is working with the Centre for Process Innovation in Teesside to demonstrate the production of liquid hydrocarbon fuels from CO2. The carbon dioxide will be drawn from the air using a novel air captu [...]