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Carbfix nominated for an esteemed prize

The Carbfix process of permanent disposal of carbon into rock has been nominated for the international Keeling Curve Prize.

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Greta Thunberg curious about carbon capture from air

Greta Thunberg, climate activist and Nobel prize nominee, visits Climeworks to learn about how carbon is captured directly from air and turned into stone in Iceland using the CarbFix method.

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CarbFix shortlisted for a geothermal innovation prize

The CarbFix carbon mineralization project at ON Power‘s Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant is one of five outstanding geothermal projects shortlisted by the European Geothermal Energy Council for the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2020.

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Review Paper in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment

"Carbon dioxide storage through mineral carbonation" a review article written by Sandra Ósk Snæbjörnsdóttir was published in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment today.

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CarbFix as a subsidiary

The Board of Directors of Reykjavík Energy (OR) has approved, subject to the confirmation of OR’s owners, to establish a public limited company (PLC) around CarbFix operations. The CarbFix process has been successfully operated at the Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant in recent years.

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Plans to double CarbFix reinjection at the Hengill Geothermal Area

ON Power, a subsidiary of Reykjavík Energy, has revealed plans to ramp up carbon capture and storage (CCS) operations at their power plants in Iceland. This includes both Hellisheiði and Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plants. The statement followed the announcement that ON Power plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2030 (previously goal was 2040).

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"The climate crisis is bigger than words"

A poet, acclaimed author, novelist and climate activist Andri Snær Magnason visits the CarbFix site in Iceland.

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NOS-N visited the CarbFix site

NOS-N, The Joint Committee of the Nordic Natural Science Research Councils in the Nordic Countries visited CarbFix at the Hellisheiði Geothermal site.

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CarbFix core awarded at the C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards ceremony

A core sample from the Hellisheiði Geothermal Field, was awarded to seven cities at the sixth edition of the C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards ceremony.

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Arctic Circle Conference

The annual Arctic Circle Conference was held from October 10-13. in Reykjavik, Iceland. Dr. Edda Sif Aradóttir and Dr. Sigurður Reynir Gíslason presented CarbFix at the conference.

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