Pollution to products: CO2 competition enters final round
The 10 finalists will collect $5 million in prize money, or $500,000 apiece.
Oil sands technology alliance aims for cuts in industry’s need for steam
It’s responsible for about 56 million tonnes per year of the total of 71 million tonnes of GHGs emitted.
Companies seek to turn captured CO2 into concrete, fish food, toothpaste
Alberta agency has provided $35 million to find the best new uses for captured carbon.
Alberta, Ottawa investing $10M to build centre for carbon conversion projects
Centre will initially be used by finalists of the Carbon Xprize competition.
Nine Canadian teams among semi-finalists in Carbon XPrize competition
$20 million prize is funded by the industry group Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance and US company NRG.
COSIA says it is a ‘logical’ recipient of carbon tax grants
Environmentalist argues big oil companies don’t need public subsidy to invest in the basic R&D.
Global innovators vie for $20M carbon capture prizes
Cooking oil, graphene among prize entry ideas aimed at power plants.
COSIA oil sands alliance sets water use goals
But greenhouse gas emissions targets proving tougher.
COSIA ‘very close’ to establishing GHG targets, Suncor boss says
Suncor, GE have announced $18 million in investment for projects meant to cut GHG emissions and water use in the oil sands.
Transformative steam tech | PLANT West
DCSG to replace conventional generation.
Still much to do in oil sands innovation sharing: COSIA
So far, oil sands players have shared 560 technologies that collectively cost $900 million to develop.