Challenges on CO2 capture, utilization, and conversion

Baishali Kanjilal, Mahboubeh Nabavinia, Arameh Masoumi, Mariano Savelski, Iman Noshadi

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Abstract

With an increasing policy impetus toward green technologies, the importance of mitigating anthropogenic carbon emission cannot be overstressed via the development and scaling of carbon capture, storage, and utilization technologies. The processes involve a series of steps, each with unique challenges of materials and process costs. In addition, each process must look at its footprint on the energy utilization, industrial feasibility, safety, environment, and global warming. This chapter gives a brief overview of the challenges in carbon dioxide capture and utilization processes by reviewing traditional and novel methods and recognizes the importance of the thermodynamic and process feasibility trade-off. It must be recognized that technologies need to overcome the impediment of cost-effective industrial retrofitting. The future potential thus lies in the hands of optimized hybrid processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Carbon Capture
Subtitle of host publicationMethods, Technologies and Applications
PublisherElsevier
Pages29-48
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9780128196571
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • General Business, Management and Accounting

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