Air Canada and Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify potential opportunities in how CE’s proprietary Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology — which captures carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere — can advance aviation decarbonization.
The two Canadian companies plan to explore potential cooperation activities in sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), permanent carbon dioxide removal and innovation, including opportunities for Air Canada to purchase SAF utilizing CE’s technologies.
CE’s DAC technology captures CO2 directly out of the atmosphere and can be used to support decarbonization in two significant and complementary ways:
!!! When combined with secure geologic storage, it can permanently remove vast amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere, providing a tool to eliminate any CO2 emission, from any location and at any moment in time.
!!! Additionally, through integration with CE’s AIR TO FUELS technology, DAC can be used to produce ultra-low carbon transportation fuels, such as SAF, by combining atmospheric CO2 with clean hydrogen.