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The NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a $20 million USD competition that concluded in the spring of this year asked companies to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into useful products. Its sponsors were NRG, a U.S. power company, and COSIA, the Canada Oil Sands Innovation Alliance, the latter a consortium of more than a dozen energy producers supporting innovation to improve the environmental performance of oil sands operations and products. Dimensional Energy, an Ithaca, New York startup got to the semi-finals but didn’t make it to the final ten. Its technology is based on research coming out of Cornell University: a photocatalytic reactor that concentrates sunlight that along with captured CO2 and water converts to synthetic jet fuel. 

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Rick Engebretson on Nov 7, 2021

Excellent linked article and linked web site. Wonderful to see such abundance of science innovation again.


I really thought it died when I moved to a farm. But my wife is an active "citizen scientist" with a Cornell University bird group, also some butterfly group. Thanks all.

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