carbon capture system Articles

  • The awkward, realistic choices on low carbon electricity

    We must be guided by engineering reality, costs and markets, not emotion. Viewpoint from James Smith, Chairman, Carbon Trust As the public debate on securing our future energy needs continues to heat up, one thing is certain.  Kicking the fossil fuel habit will be hard. Over two billion people in the developing world need more energy. Even with major improvements in energy efficiency ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Feasibility Study of Using Brine for Carbon Dioxide Capture

    ABSTRACT A laboratory-scale reactor was developed to evaluate the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from a gas into a liquid as an approach to control greenhouse gases emitted from fixed sources. CO2 at 5–50% concentrations was passed through a gas-exchange membrane and transferred ...

  • Carbon capture and storage: settling the German coal vs. climate change dispute?

    Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is an innovation that promises to enable the low Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions coal power station. However, the technology is still under development and issues such as economic viability, environmental safety, public acceptance and system integration remain unresolved at present. We analyse the viewpoints and strategies of major political and economic actors ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Energy-efficient stirred-tank photobioreactors for simultaneous carbon capture and municipal wastewater treatment

    Algal based wastewater treatment (WWT) technologies are attracting renewed attention because they couple energy-efficient sustainable treatment with carbon capture, and reduce the carbon footprint of the process. A low-cost energy-efficient mixed microalgal culture-based pilot WWT system, coupled with carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration, was investigated. The 21 L stirred-tank photobioreactors ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Carbon capture is a mirage for poor nations

    The world is witnessing a coal renaissance. While public attention remains focused on the progress of the clean energy sector, a ‘black revolution’ of coal power stations is taking shape in the developing world, in particular in Asia, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Climate Strategy with Co2 Capture from the Air

    Abstract It is physically possible to capture CO2 directly from the air and immobilize it in geological structures. Air capture differs from conventional mitigation in three key aspects. First, it removes emissions from any part of the economy with equal ease or difficulty, so its cost provides an absolute cap on the cost of mitigation. Second, it permits reduction in concentrations faster ...


    By Springer

  • Capture of carbon dioxide from flue gas using solid regenerable sorbents

    Carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels are a significant factor in global climate change. Large stationary sources such as coal-fired electric generating plants are likely to be the most cost-effective targets for carbon dioxide capture. At present, liquid amine-based scrubbing systems are the only processes available for this application. Processes based on regenerable ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Chemical Route to a Carbon Dioxide Neutral World

    Excessive CO2 emissions in the atmosphere from anthropogenic activity can be divided into point sources and diffuse sources. The capture of CO2 from flue gases of large industrial installations and its conversion into fuels and chemicals with fast catalytic processes seems technically possible. Some emerging technologies are already being demonstrated on an industrial scale. Others are still ...


    By SusChem

  • Calculation of energy recovery and greenhouse gas emission reduction from palm oil mill effluent treatment by an anaerobic granular-sludge process

    Conventional aerobic and low-rate anaerobic processes such as pond and open-tank systems have been widely used in wastewater treatment. In order to improve treatment efficacy and to avoid greenhouse gas emissions, conventional treatment can be upgraded to a high performance anaerobic granular-sludge system. The anaerobic granular-sludge systems are designed to capture the biogas produced, ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Oxygen-separation membranes could aid in CO2 reduction

    Ceramic membranes may reduce carbon dioxide emissions from gas and coal-fired powerplants. Written by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office.You can read the original new in MIT NewsIt may seem counterintuitive, but one way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere may be ...

  • Carbon Capture and Products Recovery (CCPR) technology

    Introduction   Imagine using one of the two global environmental ...


    By Geo-Processors USA, Inc.

  • James river treatment plant meets odor control commitments with help from GTI covers

    The James River Treatment Plant is one of nine major treatment plants operated by the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD). The James River Treatment Plant is bordered on one side by the James River, and by houses and a park on the other. Although the James River Treatment Plant had installed odor control systems to capture and treat foul air from parts of the plant, its conventional aeration ...

  • Laboratory scale tests of coal-based hydrogen production with CO2 capture in the aspect of clean coal technologies

    In the light of continuously increasing oil prices as well as stronger environmental regulations, an important issue becomes finding an alternative to fossil fuels. Scientists agree that hydrogen seems to be an ideal, price-competitive and environment-friendly future energy carrier. One of the most effective methods of hydrogen production is the process of steam gasification of coal to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

    Governments may no longer be investing in the capture of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But a new study says that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea. It argues that the world just needs to think harder and spend more to make the technology work because, to contain climate change, it may prove the only realistic and affordable way to dramatically reduce carbon ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Quantitative study of the CO2 emission to the atmosphere from biological scaling laws

    The increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to the atmosphere from different countries has given rise to one of the most serious environmental problems of our time: global warming. Countries and living organisms are both complex systems in that they use environmental resources to support their own dynamics. Guided by the hypothesis that the behaviour of countries might obey quantifiable ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • TIGG Activated Carbon Box Adsorbers Contain VOCs at MGP Site

    Tasked with the excavation, removal and solidification of soil containing coal-tar by-products generated by a former manufactured gas plant in New York, an experienced environmental remediation firm decided to use a method that proved successful in previous projects. TIGG activated carbon box adsorbers were used to contain VOCs at the former MGP site undergoing environmental remediation. By ...


    By TIGG, LLC

  • CO2 adsorption over ion-exchanged zeolite beta with alkali and alkaline earth metal ions

    The need to reduce anthropogenic CO2 emissions has been the driving force to consider new approaches and novel ideas for CO2 management, and carbon capture and storage (CCS) are considered to potentially be the most effective means to alleviate the problem. The most common method for CO2 capture is via gas absorption, with monoethanol amine (MEA) being the most widely used solvent. The current ...


    By Hiden Analytical Ltd.

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