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Company that sucks CO2 from air announces a new methane-producing plant

14 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Air capture at Climeworks' Troia, Italy, plant.
It's been a banner week for hydrocarbons made from waste gases. Earlier this week, a company announced that it had delivered 4,000 gallons of jet fuel made from steel-plant waste gases to Virgin Atlantic. Now, Swiss company Climeworks has announced the opening of a new plant in Italy that will collect carbon dioxide from ambient air and pair it with renewably-made hydrogen to make methane fuel that would add little or no CO 2 to the atmosphere.
The plant in Troia, Italy, was completed in July and went into operation this week as...
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