Alcoa And Codexis Pursue Carbon Capture | April 18, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 16 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 16 | p. 18 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 18, 2011

Alcoa And Codexis Pursue Carbon Capture

Department: Business
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: carbon capture, enzymes, aluminum

Alcoa has launched a pilot program with Codexis and CO2 Solution aimed at sequestering carbon dioxide emissions. Alcoa, the world’s leading aluminum producer, says the partners plan to develop a way to combine flue gas, enzymes, and an aluminum manufacturing by-product known as alkaline clay to create a neutralized product that can be used in environmental reclamation. Codexis and CO2 Solution, both enzyme technology companies, have been working since 2009 on carbonic anhydrase enzymes for carbon dioxide capture.

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