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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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Germany-to-Inject-$141-Million-into-CO2-Research_20473.html
July 7, 2009
The proprietary plastics are a composite of cellulosic material derived from cotton, combined with nylon 11 derived from castor beans....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Firm-Planning-Launch-of-Biobased-Solar-Cell-Materials_19851.html
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....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/DuPont-DOE-to-Collaborate-on-PV-Films_20016.html
July 2, 2009
Program will rent all-electric vehicles that run on batteries using ExxonMobile's lithium ion battery separator films....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/ExxonMobil-Sponsors-Electric-Vehicle-Rental-Fleet_19712.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/EU-May-Pump-&euro8-Billion-into-Carbon-Capture-and-Storage_19941.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Polymer-Chemist-Develops-Technology-for-Waterless-Laundry_19879.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/BP-and-Synthetic-Genomics-Develop-Bacteria-that-Convert-Coal-to-Methane_19881.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/DOE-Details-Plans-for-Restarting-FutureGen_19572.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/F3-Factory-Sets-Out-to-Provide-Competitive-Advantage-in-the-EU_19430.html
June 4, 2009
The program will work to improve both wafer-based bulk silicon solar cells and epitaxial solar cells, IMEC says....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Schott-Solar-Joins-IMEC-Solar-Cell-Consortia_19346.html
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....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Hemlock-Semiconductor-Brings-Polysilicon-Expansion-Online_19175.html
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....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/PV-Materials-Market-to-Reach-$15-Billion-by-2015_18934.html
May 14, 2009
DuPont says it expects sales of photovoltaic materials to nearly triple, to $1 billion, by 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/DuPont-Expands-Photovoltaic-Product-Portfolio_18930.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/U-S-DOE-to-Withdraw-Fuel-Cell-R-and-D-Restart-Funding-for-FutureGen-Project_18880.html
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)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Ineos-Presses-Ahead-with-Plans-for-Energy-from-Waste-Plant-in-U-K-_18139.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Biopolymers-Could-PHA-Succeed-PLA-update_18113.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Germany-Drafts-CCS-Law-that-Hands-Storage-Liability-to-the-State_18065.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Air-Products-Joins-Vattenfall-Carbon-Capture-Demonstration-Project_17931.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Report-Shows-Sustained-Support-for-Green-Policies-Despite-Downturn_17265.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/cleanenergy/Genomatica-Develops-Bio-process-for-MEK-that-Runs-on-Idled-Ethanol-Plants_17224.html
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