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Driving on CO2

12 Jul 2017

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is best known for its contribution to global warming. Less known is that it can also function as a resource for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals.

For the next two years six partners in a consortium of Shared Innovation Program VoltaChem will collaborate in a project that aims to convert CO2 with the aid of sustainably produced electricity into large amounts of formic acid, among other things to be used as a fuel.

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Driving on CO2: VoltaChem scales up sustainable production of formic acid

09 May 2017
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is best known for its contribution to global warming. Less known is that it can also function as a resource for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. For the next two years... Read more
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VoltaChem: Electrification of the Chemical Industry

VoltaChem is a business-driven Shared Innovation Programme for the electrification of chemistry, initiated by TNO, ECN, Topsector Chemistry and multiple companies. Its goal is to use renewable energy in... Read more
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Electrification of the chemical industry

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Sustainable Chemical Industry: reducing cost and time to market

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