Codexis, Inc. (CDXS) Demonstrates Enzyme-Based Carbon Capture at National Carbon Capture Center
7/10/2012 9:50:19 AM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS) today unveiled results from the pilot-scale demonstration of the company’s carbon capture technology conducted at the National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) in Wilsonville, Alabama. Codexis developed this patented technology under a license granted by CO2 Solutions, Inc. (TSXV:CST). The field test, on flue gas emitted from a Southern Company’s power plant, shows that enzymes have promise to facilitate CO2 capture at coal-fired power plants. This is the largest scale that enzyme-based carbon capture technology has been demonstrated to date, with the equivalent daily capture rate of 1,800 average sized trees per day.
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