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July 29, 2009
The German government has set aside €100 million ($141 million) over five years to fund research into the use of carbon dioxide as a raw material. The research program offers...
July 7, 2009
The proprietary plastics are a composite of cellulosic material derived from cotton, combined with nylon 11 derived from castor beans....
July 7, 2009
DuPont says it plans to contribute $6 million to the project, which will accelerate the commercialization of an ultra-thin protective film for flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules....
July 2, 2009
Program will rent all-electric vehicles that run on batteries using ExxonMobile's lithium ion battery separator films....
July 1, 2009
The European Commission has this week disclosed that it may direct up to €8 billion ($11.3 billion) into projects for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in a bid to reduce future...
June 29, 2009
Xeros (Leeds, U.K.), a spin-off company from Leeds University (Leeds) founded by the university’s polymer chemistry professor Stephen Burkinshaw, is developing a potentially...
June 29, 2009
BP and Synthetic Genomics (La Jolla, CA), a biotech research group, have discovered bacteria more than a mile underground that can be used to convert coal into methane. Craig...
June 15, 2009
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has officially revived the FutureGen Alliance, a public-private partnership project featuring a power plant with a process for converting coal into...
June 10, 2009
The European Union (EU) and the European chemicals industry have jointly introduced the Flexible Fast Future (F3) Factory, a visionary design concept for highly efficient chemical...
June 4, 2009
The program will work to improve both wafer-based bulk silicon solar cells and epitaxial solar cells, IMEC says....
May 27, 2009
The first phase of the $1-billion expansion project came online several months ahead of schedule and added 8,500 m.t./year of capacity, Dow Corning says....
May 22, 2009
Demand will be driven by increasing demand for solar power, which is projected to grow over 600%, to 36 GW, over the same period, consulting firm Linx-AEI says....
May 14, 2009
DuPont says it expects sales of photovoltaic materials to nearly triple, to $1 billion, by 2012....
May 12, 2009
U.S. energy secretary Steven Chu has disclosed that the U.S. DOE plans to stop funding R&D on fuel cell vehicles. “We are moving away from funding vehicular hydrogen fuel...
April 9, 2009
Ineos ChlorVinyls, a division of Ineos, says it has secured the necessary funding and regulatory permissions to begin the construction of a combined heat and power (CHP)...
April 9, 2009
Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), a class of biopolymers, could succeed the use of polylactic acid (PLA) in many applications, according to the implications of research presented by George...
April 6, 2009
The German government has drafted legislation encouraging the take up of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in the country. A key component of the draft proposal is that...
April 1, 2009
Air Products says it has signed an agreement with energy firm Vattenfall (Stockholm) under which it will build a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) pilot plant at...
February 27, 2009
The global economic turmoil has not diminished governments’ commitment to policies aimed at curbing climate change, according to a report by Deutsche Bank (New York). Many...
February 25, 2009
Genomatica (San Diego, CA), a biotech start up, says it has developed the first bio-process for manufacturing the solvent methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) from renewable raw materials. The...
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