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Safi CO2 helps grow Omega Green algae

27 August 2019, Published under Cement News

Omega Green, the algae cultivator in Eemshaven, The Netherlands, has opened a 1ha production location in Safi, Morocco. The company will use the CO2 emitted by HeidelbergCement’s Safi works to grow algae. The cultivation firm also has plans to upgrade the facility to 4ha with, according to co-owner Bert Knol, long-term goals by the German cement producer to extend the area to 400ha. The algae absorb 80-100tpa of CO2 from the air, or equivalent to the electricity generation required to po...

Carbon conversion projects

03 September 2014, Published under Cement News

Innovative carbon conversion and/or utilisation projects aim to reduce the CO2 in the atmosphere by converting it into useful products, rather than sequestering it. Although most commonly encountered in the area of biofuels, there are many other applications. Carbon conversion and utilisation is the area where the highest level of future activity is anticipated. By Charles Kline & John Kline, Kline Consulting LLC, USA. Figure 1: The Skyonic SkyMine ™ project schematic simplified ...