From sources such as natural gas fields, refinery flare gas, landfill gas, municipal waste, algae and other biomass, there is an abundant supply of inexpensive feedstock available to produce large and sustainable quantities of liquid fuel to replace petroleum for global consumption, thereby eliminating our dependence on petroleum.
AltEnergyMag Interview - Recycle CO2 into Fuel
Byron Elton | Carbon Sciences
How does Carbon Sciences' process work?
Carbon Sciences is developing a breakthrough technology to recycle CO2 emissions into the basic fuel building blocks required to fuel.
- CO2 Flue Gas Processor - Purification of CO2 stream to remove heavy particulates.
- Biocatalyst Unit - Regeneration of biocatalysts for the CO2 recycling process.
- Biocatalytic Reactor Matrix - The primary and largest part of the plant where mass quantities of biocatalysts work in a matrix of liquid reaction chambers, performing the multi-stage breakdown of CO2 and its transformation to basic gas and liquid hydrocarbons. These reactors are inexpensive low temperature and low pressure vessels. The number of reactors determines the size and output capacity of the plant.
- Filtration - The liquid solutions are filtered through membrane units to extract liquid fuels. Gaseous fuels are extracted through condensers.
- Conversion and Polishing - The output of the Filtration stage contains low hydrocarbon fuels. These hydrocarbons can then be further processed into higher fuels such as gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel.
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