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Jun 21, 2016

Ontario to support local teams competing for the Carbon XPRIZE

Source: Ontario Centres of Excellence

Ontario is taking a major step in the fight against climate change by making up to $2.5 million available to Ontario-based teams competing in the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global challenge to address climate change.

Paul Bunje, principal and senior scientist for NRG COSIA’s CarbonXPRIZE, “These competitors are aiming to make history with breakthrough technologies.”

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Jun 15, 2016

CCUS: Utilizing CO₂ to Reduce Emissions

Source: CEP Magazine

This article explores the basic approaches to dealing with carbon dioxide emissions, barriers to the adoption of existing CCUS technologies, and CCUS technologies under development today; and it describes the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE and the capacity for such incentive prize competitions to create a lasting and meaningful impact on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Jun 9, 2016

COSIA an innovation leader

Source: Trans Mountain Today

Dan Wicklum, Chief Executive Officer of COSIA gives an update on the Alliance’s impressive progress and its role in a multi-million-dollar international competition that addresses one of the biggest challenges — and opportunities — for fossil fuel producers in the years ahead.

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Jun 8, 2016

Carbon Capture With Beneficial Conversion Is Focus of Prize

Source: Energy News-Record

The NRG and COSIA are sponsoring a four-and-a-half-year-long competition to award $20 million to the team that develops and demonstrates a process that captures the most CO2 — from either the Integrated Test Centre in Wyoming or a natural gas plant in Alberta — and then converts it into a high-value product — with a sustainable business model. The goal is not just to find one winner but to develop “a suite of technologies” for future development.

 

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Jun 3, 2016

Carbon to Cupcakes: 6 Amazing Things We Can Create From Carbon Dioxide

Source: XPRIZE

How can a colorless, odorless gas be transformed into, say, shoes, bricks, or green fuels, as some are proposing? A lot of people are starting to ask how CO2 recycling really works or if it could become a full-fledged industry. CO2 conversion is real, and may be poised more than ever before to make a transformational leap forward.

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