LanzaTech Secures Funds to Research on Low-Carbon Fuel Production

LanzaTech, a company specializing in clean energy technologies, has received funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to investigate new, economical methods to produce jet fuel (JP-8) from carbon monoxide sources.

The major focus of the research project will include technology development to manufacture alcohol intermediates at reduced costs. These intermediates will be later converted into jet fuel.

LanzaTech’s jet project supports the aim of the US military to use low carbon fuel in the future. The Air Force and the Navy have set a goal to utilize 50% of alternative fuel in all their operations by 2020.

LanzaTech offers a cost-effective and sustainable solution to produce hydrocarbon fuels from carbon monoxide-rich feedstocks like industrial off gases. The innovative alcohol production process from LanzaTech, along with its partner technology that converts alcohols to JP-8, allows the production of alternative aviation fuel in a cost-competitive manner.

The support from DARPA will help LanzaTech to improve the alternative jet fuel technology.

Source: http://www.lanzatech.co.nz/

Citations

Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    Chai, Cameron. (2019, February 09). LanzaTech Secures Funds to Research on Low-Carbon Fuel Production. AZoM. Retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=29659.

  • MLA

    Chai, Cameron. "LanzaTech Secures Funds to Research on Low-Carbon Fuel Production". AZoM. 29 September 2020. <https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=29659>.

  • Chicago

    Chai, Cameron. "LanzaTech Secures Funds to Research on Low-Carbon Fuel Production". AZoM. https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=29659. (accessed September 29, 2020).

  • Harvard

    Chai, Cameron. 2019. LanzaTech Secures Funds to Research on Low-Carbon Fuel Production. AZoM, viewed 29 September 2020, https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=29659.

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this news story?

Leave your feedback
Submit