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 Conversion of greenhouse gases to synthesis gas by dry reforming patent thumbnailConversion of greenhouse gases to synthesis gas by dry reforming
A method for conversion of greenhouse gases comprises: introducing a flow of a dehumidified gaseous source of carbon dioxide into a reaction vessel; introducing a flow of a dehumidified gaseous source of methane into the reaction vessel; and irradiating catalytic material in the reaction vessel with microwave energy. The irradiated catalytic material is heated and catalyzes an endothermic reaction of carbon dioxide and methane that produces hydrogen and carbon monoxide.
Ecokap Power Llc


 Conversion of greenhouse gases by dry reforming patent thumbnailConversion of greenhouse gases by dry reforming
A method for conversion of greenhouse gases comprises: introducing a flow of a dehumidified gaseous source of carbon dioxide into a reaction vessel; introducing a flow of a dehumidified gaseous source of methane into the reaction vessel; and irradiating catalytic material in the reaction vessel with microwave energy. The irradiated catalytic material is heated and catalyzes an endothermic reaction of carbon dioxide and methane that produces hydrogen and carbon monoxide.
Ecokap Technologies Llc


 Power over ethernet delivery method and system patent thumbnailPower over ethernet delivery method and system
A power over ethernet (poe) system and method that can provide greater power efficiency and reduces greenhouse gas emissions is described. The poe system includes power supply equipment, ethernet cabling, and a powered device.
Globtek, Inc.


 Kinetic energy system utilizing multi-size multi-use high speed rotating flywheel patent thumbnailKinetic energy system utilizing multi-size multi-use high speed rotating flywheel
Processes used in the past were hazardous due to the material with which they were constructed, the design, and the location of the flywheel used on the device. In addition, the energy was inefficiently drawn from the flywheel which caused them to be replaced by fuel driven engines which emitted co/2 and other greenhouse gases.

 Cryogenic storage vessel patent thumbnailCryogenic storage vessel
Draining a cryogenic storage vessel to remove a pump is timing consuming, expensive and can result in increased greenhouse gas emissions. A cryogenic storage vessel comprises an inner vessel defining a cryogen space and an outer vessel spaced apart from and surrounding the inner vessel, defining a thermally insulating space between the inner and outer vessels.
Westport Power Inc.


 Vehicle diagnosis system and method patent thumbnailVehicle diagnosis system and method
A vehicle diagnosis system includes an abnormality determiner for determining whether a vehicle having an abnormality regarding a temporal engine stop function or a power regeneration function is caused in a mode that cancels a greenhouse gas reduction effect of the engine. When an abnormality that cancels, due to disablement of the temporal engine stop function or the power regeneration function, such an abnormality is quickly notified to a driver of the vehicle by the vehicle diagnosis system so that the abnormality is quickly fixed..
Denso Corporation


 Vehicle diagnosis system and method patent thumbnailVehicle diagnosis system and method
A vehicle diagnosis system includes an abnormality determiner for determining whether a vehicle having an abnormality regarding a temporal engine stop function or a power regeneration function is caused in a mode that cancels a greenhouse gas reduction effect of the engine. When an abnormality that cancels, due to disablement of the temporal engine stop function or the power regeneration function, such an abnormality is quickly notified to a driver of the vehicle by the vehicle diagnosis system so that the abnormality is quickly fixed..
Denso Corporation


 Linear programming-based approach to scheduling of crude oil operations in refinery for energy efficiency optimization patent thumbnailLinear programming-based approach to scheduling of crude oil operations in refinery for energy efficiency optimization
For sustainable development, a refinery is required to save energy as much as possible so as to reduce the emission of greenhouse gas. In crude oil operations, oil transportation from storage tanks to charging tanks via a pipeline consumes a large portion of energy.
Macau University Of Science And Technology


 Carbon dioxide collecting apparatus and method using independent power generation means patent thumbnailCarbon dioxide collecting apparatus and method using independent power generation means
A carbon dioxide capturing apparatus and process uses a self-generating power means that uses carbon dioxide in combustion exhaust gas through the convergence of a carbon dioxide absorption tower. The capturing apparatus and process also relies on ionic generator associated technology using a concentration difference between seawater and freshwater.
Korea Institute Of Energy Research


 Blends of low carbon and conventional fuels with improved performance characteristics patent thumbnailBlends of low carbon and conventional fuels with improved performance characteristics
The present invention provides a blended fuel and methods for producing the blended fuel, wherein a low carbon fuel derived from a renewable resource such as biomass, is blended with a traditional, petroleum derived fuel. A blended fuel which includes greater than 10% by volume of low carbon fuel has an overall improved lifecycle greenhouse gas content of about 5% or more compared to the petroleum derived fuel.
Greyrock Energy, Inc.


Non-explosive and non-flammable nitrogenous fertilizer based on ammonium nitrate

The present invention, entitled “non-explosive and non-flammable nitrogenous fertilizer based on ammonium nitrate”, is a chemical fertilizer intended, mainly, for the contribution in nitrogen input into agricultural soils, essentially in granule form. Said product solves or minimizes many of the main problems found in the chemical fertilizer industry, including the following: the use of fertilizers in the production of explosives for terrorism purposes; the release of noxious gases and greenhouse gases, such as nox and ammonia; the contamination of water tables by the run-off of chemical substances, especially nitrates, owing to rainfall; and chemical fertilizers having fixed content in terms of nitrogen percentage.

Air quality by eliminating greenhouse gas emissions through a process of conversion of flue gases into liquid or semi-solid chemicals

Apparatus for removing greenhouse gases from combustion of fossil and non-fossil fuels, including hydrocarbons and biomass fuels, is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a vessel containing a liquid medium; a circulation system with a pump; a plurality of positively charged metal plates, each with a plurality of apertures; a negatively charged discharge pipe connected to the circulation pipe; a refrigeration system on the outside of the vessel; and a power source.
Emission Control Associates

Method to improve the efficiency of removal of liquid water from solid bulk fuel materials

The invention provides methods to efficiently reduce the water concentration of raw solid fuels, including low rank coals such as brown coal, lignite, subbituminous coal, and other carbonaceous solids. Efficiently drying these materials at low temperatures significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and allows the production of low-rank coals for gasification and liquifaction..
Gtl Energy Holdings Pty Limited

Increasing efficiency in an lng production system by pre-cooling a natural gas feed stream

Described herein are systems and processes to produce liquefied natural gas (lng) using liquefied nitrogen (lin) as the refrigerant. greenhouse gas contaminants are removed from the lin using a greenhouse gas removal unit.

Liquefied natural gas production system and method with greenhouse gas removal

Described herein are systems and processes to produce liquefied natural gas (lng) using liquefied nitrogen (lin) as the refrigerant. greenhouse gas contaminants are removed from the lin using a greenhouse gas removal unit..

Methods for reducing greenhouse emissions from animal manure

Greenhouse gases are lowered in treatment of animal manure from a cafo by eliminating or reducing anaerobic digestion. The manure product is admixed with drying agents and is suitable for use as fertilizer or fuel while severely curtailing odor at the same time..
Rcra Clean Energy Solutions, Inc.

Network for measuring greenhouse gases in the atmosphere

Methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, are described for measuring greenhouse gas. A calibration device receives a first sample of atmospheric gas from a first port exposed to the earth's atmosphere.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Method and system of treating biomass wastes by biochemistry-thermochemistry multi-point interconnection

The present invention discloses a method and a system of treating biomass wastes by biochemistry-thermochemistry multi-point interconnection. The present invention applies solid, gas and liquid products of the thermochemical treatment subsystem to the biochemical treatment subsystem and applies heat produced by the biochemical treatment subsystem to the thermochemical treatment subsystem, forming multi-point and two-way interconnection between the biochemical treatment subsystem and the thermochemical treatment subsystem, thereby increasing the yield and stability of energy gas of the biochemical treatment subsystem and reducing pollution and energy consumption of the thermochemical treatment subsystem respectively.
Tongji University

Online solar marketplace providing carbon reduction incentives and tracking

Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed for facilitating generation of carbon credits to offset greenhouse gas emissions. In an embodiment, carbon emissions reduction targets for a defined time period are first received from a sponsor.
Geostellar, Inc.

Method to improve the efficiency of removal of liquid water from solid bulk fuel materials

The invention provides methods to efficiently reduce the water concentration of raw solid fuels, including low rank coals such as brown coal, lignite, subbituminous coal, and other carbonaceous solids. Efficiently drying these materials at low temperatures significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and allows the production of low-rank coals for gasification and liquefaction..
Gtl Energy Holdings Pty Limited

Copper complex for capturing carbon dioxide

A composition and method are disclosed for capturing co2. A pollutant/greenhouse gas can be converted into a valuable organic compound using a nontoxic reducing agent.

Pipeline arrangement for utilizing a gas comprising biomethane

Embodiments of the invention provide a process in which a gas comprising biomethane having a heating value of less than about 925 btu/cubic foot is introduced to a pipeline system that is connected to at least one source of natural gas having a heating value of at least about 950 btu/cubic foot. The gas comprising biomethane combines with natural gas in the pipeline system to produce a mixed gas having a heating value below about 925 btu/cubic foot.
Iogen Corporation

Pipeline arrangement for utilizing a gas comprising biomethane

Embodiments of the invention provide a process in which a gas comprising biomethane having a heating value of less than about 925 btu/cubic foot is introduced to a pipeline system that is connected to at least one source of natural gas having a heating value of at least about 950 btu/cubic foot. The gas comprising biomethane combines with natural gas in the pipeline system to produce a mixed gas having a heating value below about 925 btu/cubic foot.
Iogen Corporation

Reduction of n2o in the exhaust gas of lean-burn petrol engines

The present invention relates to the use of different regeneration strategies for nitrogen oxide storage catalysts (nox storage catalyst, lnt or nsc), depending on the exhaust gas temperatures, to reduce in the total exhaust gas the greenhouse gas n2o (nitrous oxide) that is produced as a secondary emission during the regeneration of the storage catalyst. If the exhaust gas temperature is below 275° c.-290° c., regeneration takes place using a strategy with short pulses of around 2 seconds and λ lambda 0.95 rich..
Umicore Ag & Co. Kg

Process and converting greenhouse gases into synthetic fuels

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to apparatus and methods for converting carbon dioxide and/or methane into higher alkanes and hydrogen gas in a single reaction chamber using a catalyst and microwave radiation.. .
Ecokap Technologies Llc

Method for preparing levulinic acid using solid acid catalyst in presence of ethylene glycol-based compound solvent derived from biomass

Provided is a method for preparing levulinic acid using a solid acid catalyst in the presence of an ethylene glycol-based compound. The levulinic acid according to the present invention can be prepared by using a linear or cyclic ethylene glycol-based compound as a solvent and preparing the levulinic acid from fructose in the presence of the solid acid catalyst at a reaction temperature of 100 to 200° c., thereby reducing the dependency on petroleum in response to greenhouse gas emission regulations.
Korea Institute Of Industrial Technology

Energy builder (eb) application software

This invention is a unique software application that manages production for the upstream oil and gas energy industry. It aids business personnel to track their business processes of managing production, greenhouse gas emission, product delivery, and commercial of oil and gas, in order to maximize the assets value and to properly and safely manage the associated resources.

Method for preparing 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural using acid catalyst in presence of ethylene glycol-based compound solvent derived from biomass

Provided is a method for preparing 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural using an acid catalyst in the presence of an ethylene glycol-based solvent. The method for preparing the 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural involves using a linear or cyclic ethylene glycol-based compound as a solvent and producing the 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural from fructose, in the presence of the acid catalyst, thereby reducing the dependency on petroleum in response to greenhouse gas emission regulations.
Korea Institute Of Industrial Technology

System and determining energy and ghg apportionment

System and methods for appointing energy and environmental costs to provide separate billing statements for operation of business and/or healthcare related equipment is disclosed. The method determining a cost associated with a total amount of energy consumed and a cost for operation of selected equipment with regard to usage and demand.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Energy-efficient and environmentally advanced configurations for naptha hydrotreating process

Systems and methods of hydrotreating different naphtha feed stocks destined for a refining reforming unit and other applications with less energy consumption than conventionally possible, while producing less greenhouse gas emissions, and/or using a lesser number of heaters and correspondingly less capital investment in such heaters, air coolers, and water coolers, are provided. According to the more examples of such systems and methods, such reductions are accomplished by directly integrating a naphtha stripping process section with a naphtha splitting process section.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Energy-efficient and environmentally advanced configurations for naphtha hydrotreating process

Systems and methods of hydrotreating different naphtha feed stocks destined for a refining reforming unit and other applications with less energy consumption than conventionally possible, while producing less greenhouse gas emissions, and/or using a lesser number of heaters and correspondingly less capital investment in such heaters, air coolers, and water coolers, are provided. According to the more examples of such systems and methods, such reductions are accomplished by directly integrating a naphtha stripping process section with a naphtha splitting process section.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Revolving overhead windmill

The invention provides a revolving overhead windmill which includes airfoil means for interfacing with a fluid current comprising an air current or wind, and which includes energy harvesting means utilizing fluid current driven periodic motion of the fluid-foil means for capturing fluid-dynamic renewable energy and converting it into usable energy in a desired form such as electricity. The invention provides devices, methods and systems for harvesting renewable energy for medium-scale, large-scale and ultra-large-scale applications, to provide real and substantial benefits towards efficiently fulfilling energy needs while also more broadly serving humanity and our global environment.

Method to improve the efficiency of removal of liquid water from solid bulk fuel materials

The invention provides methods to efficiently reduce the water concentration of raw solid fuels, including low rank coals such as brown coal, lignite, subbituminous coal, and other carbonaceous solids. Efficiently drying these materials at low temperatures significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and allows the production of low-rank coals for gasification and liquifaction..

Method to improve the efficiency of removal of liquid water from solid bulk fuel materials

The invention provides methods to efficiently reduce the water concentration of raw solid fuels, including low rank coals such as brown coal, lignite, subbituminous coal, and other carbonaceous solids. Efficiently drying these materials at low temperatures significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and allows the production of low-rank coals for gasification and liquifaction..
Gtl Energy Holdings Pty Limited

Microbial material for reducing soil/water quality contamination, restricting warming gas generation, and improving plant function, and manufacturing fermentation product

Provided are a functional microbial material and a method for producing a fermentation product, wherein the functional microbial material and the fermentation product are environment-friendly and improve the quality of crops. The present invention relates to a microbial material and a method for producing a fermentation product wherein the microbial material and the fermentation product are obtained by fermentation of a fermentation raw material including a plant-derived raw material and an animal-derived raw material using a population of microorganisms including a plurality of species of thermophilic microorganisms, and lead to a remedy for soil and water pollution and to the inhibition of greenhouse gas generation, as well as contribute to improvements in the functionality of plants, particularly the expression of genes involved in biophylaxis and resistant to high-temperature disorder, and an increase in antioxidant components.
Keiyo Plant Engineering Co., Ltd.

Process for the synthesis of graphene and graphene derivatives from greenhouse gases and other carbonaceous waste products

Methods and processes are disclosed that utilize carbonates produced as a result of the conversion of carbon dioxide that are heated under conditions inhibiting complete combustion to produce vapors promoting polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formation in the formation of graphene, graphene derivatives and other useful nanoparticles as desired. In some embodiments, the waste gasses and streams from processes of extracting or processing carbonaceous materials are collected and refluxed with at least one solvent to promote polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formation under conditions that inhibit complete combustion of the carbonaceous material can be used in the production of graphene, graphene derivatives and other useful nanoparticles.
Peerless Worldwide, Llc

Iron powder production via flow electrolysis

The iron and steel industry has a history of environmental consciousness, and efforts are continually made to reduce energy consumption and co2 emissions. However, the carbothermic process has approached limits on the further reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and only marginal improvements can be expected.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Method and producing biochar

It is known to produce biochar from wood by the use of ring kilns and the like. However, they are inefficient and release ‘greenhouse gases’ to the atmosphere.
Carbon Gold Limited

Data processing of carbon offsets for entities

Disclosed are various embodiments for performing data processing to identify an entity to offset carbon credits. A geolocation of a client device performing a transaction where an item is purchased is determined.
Greenprint Llc

Molten air rechargeable batteries

The present disclosure relates to rechargeable electrochemical battery cells (molten air batteries). The cells use air and a molten electrolyte, are quasi-reversible (rechargeable) and have the capacity for multiple electrons stored per molecule and have high intrinsic electric energy storage capacities.
The George Washington University

Process for the preparation of ni-cemgal2o4 catalyst for dry reforming of methane with carbon dioxide

The present invention provides a process and catalyst system for the production of synthesis gas (a mixture of co and h2) from greenhouse gases like methane and carbon di oxide. The process provide a single step selective reforming of methane with carbon dioxide to produce synthesis gas over ce—ni—mgal2o4 catalyst prepared by using combination of two methods evaporation induced self-assembly and organic matrix combustion method.
Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research

Kinetic energy system utilizing multi-size multi-use high speed rotating flywheel

Processes used in the past were hazardous due to the material with which they were constructed, the design, and the location of the flywheel used on the device. In addition, the energy was inefficiently drawn from the flywheel which caused them to be replaced by fuel driven engines which emitted co/2 and other greenhouse gases.

Communication system, image forming apparatus, and communication method

A communication system is provided. In a communication system, when consumables mounted on an image forming apparatus main body are determined as greenhouse gas emission right-granted consumables by a computation unit, an image forming apparatus acquires contribution content information regarding greenhouse gas reduction corresponding to emission right allowance information recorded in a recording unit of the consumables from a connection unit and displays the acquired contribution content information on a display unit..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Point-of-sale vehicle parameter configuration

A computing device (e.g., a server computer hosted by a vehicle manufacturer or retailer) receives vehicle configuration information obtained via a user interface of a user device. The vehicle configuration information includes one or more user-adjustable settings.
Paccar Inc

Foam sheet using polylactic acid having extended chain and preparing the same

Disclosed is a foam sheet using polylactic acid, which provides the advantages of energy reduction and greenhouse gas reduction, and does not emit toxic substances such as toxic gas or endocrine-disrupting chemicals. The foam sheet, according to the present invention, comprises at least one resin layer comprising a biodegradable resin composition including the polylactic acid having an extended chain, a plasticizer, and a foaming agent, and thus provides the advantages of superior processing properties, superior water resistance after processing, energy reduction and greenhouse gas reduction, and of not emitting toxic substances such as toxic gas or endocrine-disrupting chemicals..
Lg Hausys, Ltd.

System and translating data from data-driven engineering drawings to determine regulatory applicability

A system and method for performing environmental, health, and safety regulation compliance assessments, recordkeeping, and reporting from “data-driven” engineering drawings (i.e., intelligent p&id/pfd systems). Eh&s regulations include but are not limited to usepa clean air act regulations, such as leak detection and repair (ldar), benzene waste operations neshap (bwon), and the greenhouse gas mandatory reporting rule (ghg mrr), as well as regulations administered by osha, such as process safety management (psm).
Environmental Intellect, Llc

Short-wave infrared super-continuum laers for natural gas leak detection, exploration, and other active remote sensing applications

A system and method for using near-infrared or short-wave infrared (swir) light sources between approximately 1.4-1.8 microns, 2-2.5 microns, 1.4-2.4 microns, 1-1.8 microns for active remote sensing or hyper-spectral imaging for detection of natural gas leaks or exploration sense the presence of hydro-carbon gases such as methane and ethane. Most hydro-carbons (gases, liquids and solids) exhibit spectral features in the swir, which may also coincide with atmospheric transmission windows (e.g., approximately 1.4-1.8 microns or 2-2.5 microns).
Omni Medsci, Inc.

Method to improve the efficiency of removal of liquid water from solid bulk fuel materials

The invention provides methods to efficiently reduce the water concentration of raw solid fuels, including low rank coals such as brown coal, lignite, subbituminous coal, and other carbonaceous solids. Efficiently drying these materials at low temperatures significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and allows the production of low-rank coals for gasification and liquifaction..

Method and device for determining greenhouse gas, in particular methane, emitted by a ruminant, in particular a diary animal

A method and a device for determining the emission of greenhouse gas, in particular methane, by ruminants, in particular dairy animals includes counting eructations (“belches”) of the animal. This is done by measuring a signal linked to the eructations, for example sound with a microphone.

Method and use of organic and mineral admixtures for emi and radioisotope shielding of air filtration media and building materials, for absorption of airborne particulates and for climate change mitigation

The invention of high efficient multipurpose air filtration media for absorption of greenhouse gases such as co2 for climate change mitigation (lessening the severity of global warming) and absorption of airborne particulates (pm 0.5 μ-2.5 μ) and the electromagnetic and radioactive isotope shielding of building materials such as wall liners and wall coverings and reflective ceiling insulation using an absorbent organic admixture composed of a polysaccharide such as hydroxypropylcellulose, a synergistic monosaccharide such as ethoxylated methylglucoside and de-ionized water and mineral additives such as tio2, zeolites (heu & ca-a(5a)) and boehmites (curie formula) is disclosed.. .

Flue gas recirculation combustion systems

A method and system for improving high excess air combustion system efficiency, including induration furnaces, using a re-routing of flue gas within the system by gas recirculation. Flue gas is drawn from hot system zones including zones near the stack, for re-introduction into the process whereby the heat recovery partially replaces fuel input.
Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of Canada As Represented By The Minister Of Natural Resources

System to dry, condense and sterilize waste materials for reuse

A waste processing system to dry, condense and sterilize waste materials to a final product for reuse enhances efficiency while eliminating greenhouse gas emissions. The system includes a mixing chamber with blades to shred the waste materials, a pressurized chamber operably connected to the mixing chamber and including a heating ducting operated by a control system, the control system able to heat the waste materials received by the pressurized chamber from the mixing chamber to a temperature within a predetermined temperature range for a time period to eliminate moisture from the waste materials, and an auger housed within the pressurized chamber and operably connected to an auger motor.

Method for reducing alumina or magnesia by utilizing supersonic gas flow

An alumina- or magnesia-reducing process in which a greenhouse gas or substance harmful to the human body is not emitted, which can achieve improved energy efficiency in comparison with the hall-heroult or pidgeon methods. The process includes: introducing an alumina or magnesia powder with a carrier gas to the upstream side of a throat provided on a reducing unit; pressure-transferring the powder and carrier gas to the throat by an operative gas introduced to the upstream side of the throat; irradiating the throat with a laser beam to convert the alumina or magnesia into a plasma state and dissociate the alumina or magnesia thermally; jetting the thermally dissociated product through a nozzle provided on the downstream side of the throat at a supersonic speed to form a frozen flow; and isolating aluminum or magnesium.
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Municipal University Corporartion

Methods and treating fluorinated greenhouse gases in gas streams

A method for removing fluorinated greenhouse gas from a gas stream comprises reacting at least one fluorinated greenhouse gas in a gas stream with at least one of a silane-based and a borane-based compound to provide an abated gas stream. An apparatus for removing fluorinated greenhouse gases from a gas stream comprises a fluorinated gas decomposer unit configured to decompose fluorinated greenhouse gases in a gas stream.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Vehicle diagnosis system and method

A vehicle diagnosis system includes an abnormality determiner for determining whether a vehicle having an abnormality regarding a temporal engine stop function or a power regeneration function is caused in a mode that cancels a greenhouse gas reduction effect of the engine. When an abnormality that cancels, due to disablement of the temporal engine stop function or the power regeneration function, such an abnormality is quickly notified to a driver of the vehicle by the vehicle diagnosis system so that the abnormality is quickly fixed..
Denso Corporation

Systems and methods for greenhouse gas reduction and condensate treatment

Systems and methods are provided for controlling vapor recovery in a pressurized system. A first vessel is configured to receive gas or condensate from a station at a first pressure, the first vessel including a first output for outputting vapor to a liquid cooled compressor.

Water-based system and collecting and transporting exhaust gas

A system and method of collecting and transporting exhaust gases, preferably gases generated via the burning of fossil fuels, to a remote treatment facility. The exhaust gases include greenhouse gases, airborne particulates, and other pollutants.

Comprehensive carbon footprint determination and offset for multi-point, multi-modal, mixed activity travel

There is much concern about global warming of the earth caused by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases produced by human activities such as the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. There is also concern water and air pollution that are a byproduct of human activities.
Vita Travel Agent Corporation

Process and system for converting waste to energy without burning

This invention relates to a power recovery process in waste steam/co2 reformers whereby a waste stream can be made to release energy without having to burn the waste or the syngas. This invention does not make use of fuel cells as its critical component but makes use of highly exothermic chemical reactors using syngas to produce large amounts of heat, such as fischer-tropsch.
Intellergy, Inc.

Nitrogen-fixing bacterial inoculant for improvement of crop productivity and reduction of nitrous oxide emission

The present invention relates to methods of reducing chemical fertilizer usage and greenhouse gas nitrous oxide emission and to methods of improving plant growth rate and seed productivity in agriculture through the application of a novel artificially manufactured formula containing a nitrogen-fixing bacterium that efficiently colonizes non-legume plants in aerial parts and the root system. The bacteria inocula and methods are particularly suitable for plants in the genera jatropha, sorghum, gossypium, elaeis, ricinus, oryza and manihot..
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited

Environmentally-friendly board using polylactic acid and wood fiber, and preparing same

Disclosed are an environmentally-friendly board, which provides the advantages of energy reduction and greenhouse gas reduction and does not emit toxic substances such as toxic gas or endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and a method for preparing same. The environmentally-friendly board, according to the present invention, comprises a biodegradable resin composition including a polylactic acid resin, a crosslinking agent, and wood fiber, and thus provides the advantages of not emitting toxic substances such as toxic gas or endocrine-disrupting chemicals, securing water resistance of a product by pla crosslinking, and not sticking to a processing tool when heat is applied during processing..
Lg Hausys, Ltd.

Flow boulevard; continuous flowing traffic on interrupted urban streets

The flow boulevard concepts provide a system of transportation improvement for urban and suburban existing development and or new development. The system provides the optimization of vehicular capacity and level of service for at grade interrupted flow facilities without the widening of streets.

Methods of filtering multiple contaminants, mitigating contaminant formation, and recycling greenhouse gases using a humic and fulvic reagent

A highy alkalized humic and fulvic filter reagent for the removal of multiple contaminants from a gas is provided. The contaminants removed from the gas stream may include, but are not limited to, carbon dioxide, sulfur oxide, nitrogen oxides, hydrogen sulfides, radionuclides, mercaptans, ammonia, toxic metals, particulates, volatile vapors, and organics.
Arctech, Inc.

System and extracting petroleum and generating electricity using natural gas or local petroleum

One embodiment is a method for extracting oil from a near-depleted oil well. A portable natural gas, methane, or petroleum reformer is brought to a site of the oil well.
Pioneer Energy, Inc.

Blends of synthetic diesel fuel and petroleum diesel fuel with improved performance characteristics

The present invention provides a blended fuel and methods for producing the blended fuel, wherein a synthetic fuel derived from a alternative resources such as natural gas, associated gas, biomass, or other feedstocks is blended with a traditional, petroleum derived fuel. A blended fuel which includes greater than 5% by volume of the synthetic fuel has an overall improved lifecycle greenhouse gas content of about 2.5% or more compared to the petroleum derived fuel.
Greyrock Energy, Inc.

Method of fixing carbon dioxide

A method and system of fixing carbon dioxide is provided. After metal ion components are extracted from, e.g., natural mineral or steel slag through acid treatment, carbon dioxide is injected to fix carbon dioxide by carbonating the same.
Hyundai Steel Company

Device for road and urban mobility and for solving the problem of traffic congestion

A device for road and urban mobility and for solving the problem of traffic congestion, installed on a vehicle in order to make traffic flow more fluid in and between cities. The device consists of a set of five electronic modules, including a processor.

Process and converting greenhouse gases into synthetic fuels

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to apparatus and methods for converting carbon dioxide and/or methane into higher alkanes and hydrogen gas in a single reaction chamber using a catalyst and microwave radiation.. .

Optimizing vehicle recharging to maximize use of energy generated from particular identified sources

Implementations of the present invention contemplate utilizing a communicative infrastructure represented by a telematics unit of an electric vehicle and a telematics service provider (tsp) communicatively coupled to the telematics unit to control an amount of power reserved for a charging event of the vehicle. Specifically, the tsp utilizes information provided by the telematics unit, electrical power utilities, and electrical power metering devices to determine the characteristics of electrical energy available for charging the vehicle.

Process for mild hydrocracking of heavy hydrocarbon fractions with optimized thermal integration

This invention describes a process for mild hydrocracking of heavy hydrocarbon fractions of the vacuum distillate type or the deasphalted oil type with optimized thermal integration for the purpose of reducing the cost of the exchangers that are used as well as greenhouse gas emissions.. .

System and translating data from data-driven engineering drawings to determine regulatory applicability

A system and method for performing environmental, health, and safety regulation compliance assessments, recordkeeping, and reporting from “data-driven” engineering drawings (i.e., intelligent p&id/pfd systems). Eh&s regulations include but are not limited to usepa clean air act regulations, such as leak detection and repair (ldar), benzene waste operations neshap (bwon), and the greenhouse gas mandatory reporting rule (ghg mrr), as well as regulations administered by osha, such as process safety management (psm).

Systems and methods for tracking greenhouse gas emissions

A system and method such that users subject to greenhouse gas programs, such as the california air and resource board cap-and-trade program, can identify what allowances and obligations said user has at any point in time. The invention will allow for data to be received from any source of carbon trades, emission forward prices, electronic tags (e-tags), or other relevant emissions attributes.

Systems and methods for capture and sequestration of gases and compositions derived therefrom

A composition is produced by a hydrothermal liquid phase sintering process, and the process includes providing a porous matrix, the porous matrix having a shape, and allowing a component of the porous matrix to undergo a reaction with an infiltrating medium to form a first product, the infiltrating medium including a greenhouse gas, a remainder of the porous matrix acting as a scaffold for facilitating the formation of the first product. The composition includes the first product and the reminder of the porous matrix.

Method and device for determining greenhouse gas emission from a ruminant

Also provided is a greenhouse gas emission estimation device, arranged to perform this method. In the device and method, use is made of the insight that knowing the eating moments can fine-tune calculations for establishing greenhouse gas emissions from the animals..

Integrated processes for anaerobic conversion of hydrogen and carbon oxides to alcohol

Integrated processes are disclosed for reducing the carbon foot print related to the use of non-renewable hydrocarbon gas streams for producing alcohols by anaerobic bioconversion of reformed gas. These processes combine renewable and non-renewable gas sources of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide to produce alcohol.

Thermal-powered device

The present invention discloses a device capable of converting thermal energy into kinetic energy, in particular a thermal-powered device, including a housing (1) and a transmission device (2) disposed in the housing (1). Alloy sheets (3) are disposed at the transmission device (2).

Network for measuring greenhouse gases in the atmosphere

Methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, are described for measuring greenhouse gas. A calibration device receives a first sample of atmospheric gas from a first port exposed to the earth's atmosphere.

Fuel preheater and emission reducing device for diesel and other fuel injected engines

Free heat or scavenged heat from the coolant system or circulating oil from the crankcase of an internal combustion engine supplies heat to a fuel pre-heater causing the liquid fuel to become superheated and partially vaporized. Liquid fuel preferably diesel is converted from a fluid at ambient temperature to a superheated fuel breaking down the hydrocarbons bonds of the fuel (cracking) before being sent directly to the fuel injectors.

Sequestration of greenhouse gasses by generating an unstable gas/saline front within a formation

A method is provided for sequestration of a greenhouse gas in a water-laden formation by injection of a fluid comprising greenhouse gas (ghg) into a formation under conditions suitable for generating an unstable front of said greenhouse gas within the formation. The injection may comprise a first stage wherein a gas phase comprising co2 is injected into the formation, followed by a second stage comprising injecting an aqueous liquid into the formation, to thereby generate an unstable front within the formation that results in relatively rapid dissolution of the injected co2 within the formation water.

Process for mild hydrocracking of heavy hydrocarbon fractions with optimized thermal integration for the purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions

This invention describes a process for mild hydrocracking of heavy hydrocarbon fractions of the vacuum distillate type or the deasphalted oil type with optimized thermal integration for the purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.. .

System of systems for monitoring greenhouse gas fluxes

A system of systems to monitor data for carbon flux, for example, at scales capable of managing regional net carbon flux and pricing carbon financial instruments is disclosed. The system of systems can monitor carbon flux in forests, soils, agricultural areas, body of waters, flue gases, and the like.

Production high-purity calcite and ammonium sulphate by using gypsum

Provided is a recycling method for producing calcite and ammonium sulfate having a high purity of at least 95% and generated by means of a carbonation reaction for fixing carbon dioxide inside the crystal structure of a mineral, and in which waste gypsum is reacted with carbon dioxide, which is a greenhouse gas, such that the carbon dioxide is fixed as a stable mineral, and high-purity calcite and ammonium sulfate are produced as resultant products.. .

Process for tracking greenhouse gas emissions/carbon reductions and other environmental credits in open and closed trading systems utilizing a mobile application and accompanying climate change video game

A mobile application for use in facilitating environmental credits has been developed for individual as well as corporate and municipality use. The downloadable application can be used to track a user's carbon footprint and possible reductions in carbon use through purchasing green products and other methods of carbon savings.

Method for reducing airline fleet carbon emissions and carbon emissions fees

A method for reducing airline fleet carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions and fees associated with the emission of greenhouse gases is provided. The method is implemented by equipping at least a substantial portion or all of the aircraft in an airline's fleet with onboard wheel drive means capable of translating torque through aircraft wheels and controllable to move the aircraft on the ground independently without complete reliance on the aircraft's engines or the use of external tow vehicles.

Solid phase biomass carbon storage (spbcs)

A computerized method of using a data processor having a memory to account for carbon flows and determine a regulatory value for a biofuel includes (i) storing, in memory, a first set of one or more carbon flow values characterizing the production and use of a biofuel, wherein the biofuel is derived from a first fraction of an agricultural biomass comprising sugar cane or soybean, (ii) storing, in memory, a second set of one or more carbon flow values characterizing the sequestration of solid phase biomass carbon, wherein the solid phase biomass carbon is derived from a second fraction of the agricultural biomass and wherein the sequestration mitigates anthropogenic greenhouse gas emission, and (iii) calculating, using the data processor, a regulatory value for the biofuel from the first and second sets of carbon flow values.. .

Apparatus for amplifying solar energy by recycling greenhouse gas

An apparatus for amplifying the solar energy by recycling the greenhouse gas has developed to heat up the gas passing through the sealed container. The apparatus of amplifying the solar energy is comprising: a body made of metal with opened top forming a container; the upper and lower metal meshes disposed in the container with a vertical distance from the bottom for forming a space; a metal pipe formed a coiled shape to dispose between upper and lower metal meshes to contact with the upper and lower metal meshes and having one inlet and the other outlet for passing through the side wall of the container; and two transparent panels for transmitting the sun beams, which are disposed over the upper metal mesh to seal the container space inside of the body.

System for converting greenhouse gas emissions to carbon credit and same

The present invention relates to a system for converting greenhouse gas emissions to carbon credit and a method for same. The system for converting the greenhouse gas emissions to carbon credit includes a carbon emission reduction device which detects an amount of fuel filled in a vehicle and an amount of fuel used by the vehicle, minimizes the supply of fuel to the engine of the vehicle to prevent excessive fuel consumption and limit carbon emissions when the vehicle does not move within a preset time, supplies fuel to the engine of the vehicle in a normal manner when the vehicle is moved according to detection of the acceleration pedal of the vehicle, generates carbon dioxide reduction information by adding or subtracting an emitted amount of carbon dioxide that is limited during an idling prevention time to or from the emitted amount of carbon dioxide of the vehicle, and converts the carbon dioxide reduction information to carbon credit which includes a generated economic value upon reduction of a ton of carbon emissions.

Exhaust gas diverter and collection system for ocean going vessels

An exhaust gas collection system for capturing the exhaust gas emitted by auxiliary engines, auxiliary boilers and other sources on an ocean going vessel (ogv) while at berth or at anchor, so that these gases may be carried to an emissions treatment system for removal of air pollutants and greenhouse gases. The exhaust gas collection system includes a diverter to redirect the exhaust gas normally carried by exhaust pipes to the ogv's stack for release to the atmosphere, to an exhaust gas treatment system.

Nuclear-fossil fueled hybrid power generation system

An electric generating system employing a nuclear reactor to heat feedwater prior to fossil fueled boiler and superheater sections to economically produce electricity with reduced greenhouse gas and other polluting emissions. .

Greenhouse gas grid and tracking system

A method and computer system for reporting on a target greenhouse gas within a geographical boundary of an offset project by compiling policy parameters for the target greenhouse gas and generating a science plan for monitoring the target greenhouse gas for the target geographical boundary of the offset project, based upon the compiled policy parameters. An allometric model for the target greenhouse gas within the geographical boundary of the offset project is generated based upon the science plan of the target greenhouse gas for the geographic boundary, and a report for the target greenhouse gas within the target geographical boundary of the offset project is generated based upon the allometric model..

Reliable carbon-neutral power generation system

Systems for providing reliable, controllable power without releasing the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (co2) to the environment. Any co2 generated is captured and converted to hydrocarbons, which may be used as hydrocarbon feedstock or as additional fuel.

Method for reducing greenhouse gases

The present invention provides a method of reducing greenhouse gases by capturing and storing carbon dioxide in the form of a biomass, which may be converted into a high value material such as, for example, an oil having more than 37% of omega-3, biodiesel, phospholipid, glycerin, glucose, and a protein feed.. .

Server and managing greenhouse gas emissions investigations

In a method for managing greenhouse gas emissions investigations, collected data of greenhouse gas emissions is received from one or more computing devices and checked. An amount of co2 emitted from each of one or more emission sources is calculated according to the collected data, statistical analysis is implemented to the calculation result, a report is created according to the statistical analysis, and the report is transmitted to the one or more computing devices..

Ionization by magnetic induction for natural gas

A magnetic ionization device is disclosed that reduces harmful greenhouse gases produced by the incomplete combustion of liquid or gaseous fossil fuels and increases performance efficiency. The magnetic ionization device comprises a pair of brackets secured together around a natural gas line, and at least two permanent rare earth magnet secured to the pair of brackets.

System and processing greenhouse gases

A system for processing greenhouse gases including a collection subsystem configured to collect a gaseous mixture including carbon dioxide and methane, a combustion subsystem configured to combust the methane in the gaseous mixture and output a gaseous combustion effluent, wherein the combustion subsystem generates electrical energy, water and additional quantities of carbon dioxide, and a separation subsystem configured to separate the carbon dioxide from the gaseous combustion effluent.. .

Recovery of greenhouse gas and pressurization for transport

A system for isolating a greenhouse gas from an exhaust gas includes a vessel having an inlet to receive an exhaust gas, and an outlet to discharge a process stream, an adsorbent contained in the vessel to selectively adsorb the greenhouse gas from the exhaust gas under suitable conditions, and a heat source to heat the adsorbent and desorb the adsorbed greenhouse gas therefrom to produce a process stream of greenhouse gas for release through the outlet.. .

Self-crosslinkable polysiloxane-modified polyhydroxy polyurethane resin, process for producing said resin, resin material comprising said resin, and artificial leather produced utilizing said resin

A problem is to provide, in the field of polyhydroxy polyurethane resins the development of applications of which has not moved ahead by conventional technologies, a self-crosslinking polyhydroxy polyurethane resin, which enables to provide products, such as imitation leathers, excellent in abrasion resistance, chemical resistance, heat resistance and the like, and moreover, which is useful from the view point of a reduction in greenhouse gas, contains carbon dioxide incorporated and fixed therein, and is responsive to environmental conservation. Provided are a self-crosslinking, polysiloxane-modified, polyhydroxy polyurethane resin having masked isocyanate groups in a structure of a polysiloxane-modified, polyhydroxy polyurethane resin derived from a reaction of a 5-membered cyclic carbonate compound and an amine-modified polysiloxane compound and having polysiloxane segments therein; a production process of the self-crosslinking resin; a resin material containing the self-crosslinking resin; and an imitation leather composed of a base fabric and a resin composition composed of the self-crosslinking resin as its principal component and impregnated in or laminated on the base fabric..

Method of recycling exhaust emissions

An emissions recycling system is used on a vehicle towing an agricultural implement to enrich the fertility of the soil. The system includes an exhaust collector for collecting exhaust emissions from the internal combustion engine of the towing vehicle and an exhaust distribution system for injecting at least a portion of the exhaust emissions collected by the exhaust collector into the ground worked by the ground working tools of the agricultural implement.



Greenhouse Gas topics:
  • Greenhouse Gas
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Computer Readable
  • Combustion
  • Allocation
  • Combined Heat And Power
  • Cooling Agent
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Long Chain
  • Accelerator
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Computer Program
  • Distributed
  • Obstruction


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