Carbon solution takes big step ..

British Columbia-based Carbon Engineering has shown that it can extract CO2 in a cost-effective way. It has now been boosted by $68m in new investment from Chevron, Occidental and coal giant BHP.

Can you really make a liquid fuel from CO2? Yes. It's complicated but it can be done.
The captured CO2 is mixed with hydrogen that's made from water and green electricity. It's then passed over a catalyst at 900C to form carbon monoxide. Adding in more hydrogen to the carbon monoxide turns it into what's called synthesis gas.

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Tags: Carbon, CO2, Engineering, Pilot plant, Squamish B.C, Fuel, Chevron, BHP

Location: Canada