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Generous grants for climate projects

Reykjavík Energy along with the University of Iceland and other international scientific institutions have received two EU grants for climate projects to the combined amount of EUR 12.2 million. The grants will fund further development of methods fixing CO2 as a mineral in basaltic rock, now with special emphasis on the sea-bed.

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The CarbFix 2 project

There are exciting times ahead for the CarbFix project - the CarbFix 2 project was officially started on the 1st of August 2017.

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CarbFix among the 11 greatest engineering innovations of 2016

CarbFix was ranked number 7 in a list of the 11 greatest engineering innovations of 2016 by Popular Science.

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CarbFix inspiring young scientists

Last summer Annika Day, an 11 year old girl from San Antonio, read an article about CarbFix and became interested in the project. When she got the opportunity to visit Iceland in November 2016 she got in touch with us; her hope was that she could spend some of her holiday designing a Science Fair project based on CarbFix. Armed with questions, enthusiasm, and ideas, Annika visited the University of Iceland to meet some of the scientists working on the CarbFix project.

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CarbFix presented at COP22

CarbFix was presented in two workshops in the Nordic Pavillion at the COP22, UN Climate negotiations in Marrakech on November 7-18, 2016.

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CNBC story on CarbFix

CNBC recently published a story on how the CarbFix method can be used to store CO2 in rocks.

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CarbFix on PBS Newshour

CarbFix was recently covered on PBS Newshour.

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CarbFix receives world attention

CarbFix has received world attention on today's publication in Science.

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CarbFix paper in Science

Science will publish a paper tomorrow from the CarbFix team that demonstrates that it is possible to permanently store carbon dioxide as minerals in basaltic rocks and that over 95% of CO2 injected is mineralized within two years, instead of centuries or millennia as previously thought.

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CCS at Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant

The CarbFix project started at the Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant in 2007

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