Press release

December 2014

First pilot and demonstration plants for CO2-based fuels and polymers in use – commercial production closer than expected

The vision of using carbon dioxide in a circular economy as a raw material and energy carrier becomes more and more of a reality. The utilization of CO2 is a promising option for the production of synthetic fuels as well as conventional and new chemical building blocks and polymers (PPC, PEC, CO2-based polyurethanes). This has immense potential for the coming decade – much faster than expected.
At the leading international conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers www.co2-chemistry.eu almost 140 leading minds from the world of CCU (Carbon Capture & Utilization) – from 26 countries – discussed this potential with special focus on the opportunities and properties of new CO2-based building blocks, polymers and fuels along with their applications, such as aviation fuels. Proceedings will be available mid-January 2015 at www.bio-based.eu/proceedings/#CO2Conference2014.

Pictures are available for download at: http://co2-chemistry.eu/media/files/3rd_Conference_on_CO2_2014_Pictures.zip

The whole press release can be viewed at: http://bio-based.eu/news/first-pilot-demonstration-plants-co2-based-fuels-polymers-use/

 

September 2014

Dynamic drive in CO2 utilization - New challenges for sustainable chemistry in CO2 economy

Over the last few years Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) technologies have grown from initial stages to highly dynamic topics in research projects and industrial applications. Especially in the area of solar fuels, particularly power-to-fuel and power-to-gas technologies, considerable progress can be observed. Leading players of the CO2 economy will showcase new and enhanced applications using carbon dioxide as feedstock at the third conference "CO2 as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers”.

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