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December 10, 2014
Air Products announced that it has sold a hydrogen fueling station to Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA). The station will be used to fuel a Hyundai ix35 hydrogen-powered...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Air-Products-builds-hydrogen-fueling-station-in-Australia_66062.html
November 26, 2014
The EPA said today that it was proposing stricter ozone standards within a range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb), while taking comment on a level as low as 60 ppb. EPA last...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/EPA-proposes-stricter-ozone-standards_65696.html
November 11, 2014
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI; Hsinchu, Taiwan) in Taiwan has introduced a carbon capture technology that reduces carbon emissions from fossil power plants. High...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Calcium-looping-carbon-capture-technology-developed-by-Taiwan-researchers_65291.html
June 26, 2012
Concern over changes to the a green building rating system has caused the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC; Washington) to delay the fourth version of the standards until June 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Revised-Green-Building-Standards-Delayed-as-Stakeholders-Push-for-Revisions_44483.html
April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
February 24, 2012
BASF has set a series of new environmental, health and safety goals for the group. One of its new goals is to increase energy efficiency - defined as the amount of products sold in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/BASF-Targets-35-percent-Hike-in-Energy-Efficiency-by-2020_41574.html
November 4, 2011
Thomas: Plastics from CO2. Lohec: Pragmatic approach. Van Beurden: Big in biofuel. Hawkins: Collaboration is key. Leading chemical makers continue to save costs through...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Sustainability-Focus-Shifts-from-Cost-Reduction-to-Profit-Optimization_38616.html
September 19, 2011
Eastman Chemical, like many companies in the chemical industry, considers the development of sustainably advantaged products a major growth opportunity, and improvement of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Eastman-Chemical-Broadens-Definition-of-Sustainability_37302.html
September 8, 2011
European Commission vice president Antonio Tajani and Cefic president Georgio Squinzi, gave a joint press conference today to mark the opening of a four-day exhibition within the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/European-Commission-Chemical-Industry-Relations-Strengthen-Sustainability-Is-Common-Goal-update-with-video_37411.html
August 5, 2011
Biotech firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has signed a collaboration agreement with Kuraray to develop a renewable hydrocarbon technology. Under the agreement, Kuraray will use Biofene to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Amyris-Partners-with-Kuraray-to-Replace-Petroleum-Feedstocks_36733.html
August 4, 2011
Chemists at the University of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA) have developed a new family of catalysts that could be applied to a broad range of applications including the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/U-S-Chemists-Develop-Novel-Catalyst-Family_36671.html
July 13, 2011
(update with comment from Moody's)   Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, disclosed plans over the weekend to tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Australias-Chemical-Industry-to-be-Hurt-by-Carbon-Tax-update_36077.html
June 9, 2011
As reported by CW this week from Süd-Chemie’s ‘Defining the Future’ technology symposium in Beijing, Chinese chemical companies are developing a huge pipeline of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Can-Chinas-Chemicals-from-Coal-Sector-Become-Environmentally-Sustainable_35156.html
May 18, 2011
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic and the European Commission, this week has set out a new plan to bring innovative...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/SusChem-Seeks-Public-Partnerships-to-Promote-Sustainable-Chemistry_34911.html
March 25, 2011
Resource scarcity, renewable energy and energy efficiency, water, oceans, agriculture, and materials will be among the most important policy topics to be negotiated at next...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Rio-+20-Comes-into-View-A-Challenge-and-Opportunity-for-Industry_33647.html
March 1, 2011
Codexis (Redwood City), an enzymes technology firm, yesterday said it is making “significant progress” in its development of a commercial-scale enzyme that can reduce the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Codexis-Expands-into-Industrial-Applications-Unveils-Carbon-Capture-Technology_33133.html
February 9, 2011
Cefic has welcomed the European Council’s assertion at a recent summit meeting that the council will take a longer term and linked up perspective when it comes to policies...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Industry-Welcomes-EUs-Longer-Term-Linked-Approach-to-Innovation-and-Energy_32702.html
January 20, 2011
Energy producers and technology innovators must join forces if the world is to meet the energy market’s projected 25% increase by 2030, according to a series of speakers at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Energy-and-Tech-Firms-Urged-to-Join-Forces_32240.html
January 19, 2011
In a breakthrough which could be used by chemical producers among others, researchers at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) have placed nanocrystals of rock salt into lead...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Chemistry-Breakthrough-Converts-Waste-Heat-into-Electricity_32212.html
October 20, 2010
Siluria, a San Francico-based start-up that recently gained recognition for demonstrating technology to convert methane directly to ethylene at low temperatures, says it has raised over $13 million in Series A funding. The investment allows the company to optimize its platform to meet the performance levels required for commercialization....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/energyefficiency/Methane-to-Ethylene-Startup-Secures-Funding_30323.html
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