EPA opens door to consider Carbon Capture and Utilization as part of new Clean Power Plan; algae industry locks on
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 4, 2015
Algae biofuel company Algenol, whose pathway for algae-derived ethanol received EPA approval earlier this year as as advanced biofuel (50% greenhouse gas reduction) ( earlier post ), issued its own statement heralding the CPP for acknowledging “ for the first time the value of carbon utilization, the cornerstone of Algenol’s Direct-to-Ethanol technology, as a method for utilities to reduce emissions from electricity production and comply with the Clean Air Act requirements for CO 2 emissions. ”.