DIPA membrane testing

4 November 2019

DIPA stands for diisopropylamine, a secondary amine which industry uses to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from combustion and flue gases. Adding DIPA to a standard polysulfone membrane may improve its CO2 capturing performance, and this is our next step in Read More …

Comercial Química Massó sponsors Greennova

25 September 2019

Comercial Química Massó, a very well known family owned business, has become a sponsor for Greennova’s non-profit atmospheric CO2 capture project, CAPTACO2. The company’s history goes back to 1885, when Mr. Ramon Massó Marcer founded a business dedicated to chemistry, Read More …

CAPTACO2 – new testing, the team grows

22 September 2019

The results obtained with the bigger module (https://blog.greennova.org/en/projects/captaco2-testing-with-the-big-module-starts/) have forced the Eurecat team to start another type of tests. The motive: the system has a good carbon dioxide capturing efficiency, but it drops after some time. This could happen because Read More …

Anudal Industrial becomes a Greennova sponsor

28 July 2019

On June 28 we welcomed Anudal Industrial management at the facilities of Eurecat in Tarragona. During the visit the team of scientists working on the development of the CAPTACO2 project by Greennova was able to explain in detail its technical Read More …

CAPTACO2 – Scalability testing starts

3 June 2019

With the objective to check the scalability of the results of Doctor Adrianna Nogalska’s thesis (which is the base to develop the project as explained previously on https://blog.greennova.org/en/projects/captaco2-project-description/), testing of a bigger module has started at Eurecat labs in Tarragona. Read More …

CAPTACO2 – Project description

20 May 2019

As the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (ipcc.ch) states, climate change is caused by the increase of atmospheric greenhouse gases. This increase has taken place during the last 200 years and is the consequence of the activities we develop as Read More …

DAMM, a brewer that sponsors Greennova

7 May 2019

DAMM, a well-known Spanish brewer, has undertaken within his Corporate Social Responsibility to support the CAPTACO2 project for the capture of atmospheric carbon dioxide. Although its beers are very popular, perhaps it is not so well known that DAMM is Read More …

Caixa d’Enginyers Foundation is now a Greennova sponsor

1 February 2019

Caixa d’Engniyers Foundation has signed the collaboration agreement with Greennova Foundation, in order to support our work to fight against climate change through the CAPTACO2 project to capture atmospheric CO2. Caixa d’Enginyers Foundation is a private non-profit organization, created in Read More …