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The main purpose of this system is diminish dioxide carbon content both in the seawater and in the air acting as a Natural Water Cycle.


Description

Summary

The target of this project is reduce and balance CO2 composition in the air and seawater.This process deals with a  closed loop cycle where the  seawater is returned at the same location and in the same chemical composition and  physicochemical properties which had been extracted with.This process comprises with a pretreatment of seawater by splitting up in three streams , one of  these is carrying over a scrubbing solution for using in Capture CO2 from Air, the second one is transport deionized water which is going to use in a power plant ,the third one contains a rich solution with high contents of dissolved CO2 which is sent  to a capture CO2 .The  fuel  is  synthetized  and  regenerated  in  a  closed  cycle  as    an intermediate compound for generating power in a cogenerative system(Supercritical CO2 and fuel cells) which combined  thermal and electrochemical power..This project  was conceived as an integrated  process in order to produce   Synthetic Methanol  working along  with BioMethanol  plants as a supported   fuel and also  encouraging agriculture in producers countries  as  We can supply CO2 and O2 as a material raw converting wood or biomass  into BioMethanol and We must needed this compound for generate energy and H2.


Is this proposal for a practice or a project?

Project


What actions do you propose?

First actions will:

Stage 1 Developing initial commercial projects of 1-10 tonnes of renewable fuel per day

1.Develop practical designs at a variety of scales to advance our green technologies,processes,market insight and opportunities.

2.Scaling up a pilot plant demonstration unit and designing a minimum operator and mantenance time.

3.Designing optimum sized containerised units for creating renewable and synthetic fuels.

4.Entering agreements with customers for specialist high performance synthetic fuels.

5.Developing a range of commercial agreements with renewable energy technology partners.

6.Exploit agreements with fuel technology companies by establishing non-fossil C02 projects.

Stage 2 Commercial project development

1.Commercial assessment taking in the sustainable fuel market ,technology and geographis options.

2.Detailed engineering studies,estimates and plans.This includes identifying renewable energy technology suppliers who can develop and manufacture sustainable fuel technology.

3.Commercial and system modelling to determine optimum product mix for commercially viable sustainable fuel.

4.Fuel Technology and economic proposals for producing sustainable liquid fuel (Methanol).

5.Project marketing ,raising project funding and cementing relationships with project partners for renewable liquid fuel.

6.Understanding market opportunities for sustainanble liquid fuel both in current economic norms and as fossil-oil induced shocks occur.

 


Who will take these actions?

1.Government

2. Chemical Manufacturers

3.Motosports Fabricators 

4.Biodiesel Producers 

5.Biomethanol Companies

 


Where will these actions be taken?

These plants could be established  in any country where biomethanol is produced nearby to the coast .


In addition, specify the country or countries where these actions will be taken.

Sweden


Country 2

Germany


Country 3

Canada


Country 4

Iceland


Country 5

No country selected


Impact/Benefits


What impact will these actions have on greenhouse gas emissions and/or adapting to climate change?

Total amount of carbon as dissolved gas and as electrolytes ( CO2,CO3--, HCO3- ) in Oceans is about of 3.7 E+13tonnes which is a huge source of  synthetic fuel by considering it as a renewable energy, by the other hand today at  2017 total amount of atmospheric CO2 in the air corresponds to 3.6E+12 tonnes of  Carbon dioxide but in 2100 It is expected to reach a total amount of CO2 is about  4.556E+12   if we  are going  on  to increase CO2 emissions.

Concentration CO2 in air today at 2017 is 407.7 ppm

Proper Concentration   for atmospheric CO2 in the air is about    300 ppm .

Therefore we have about 1.5E+12 tonnes of atmospheric CO2 for extracting in this  process

the same amount will be produced by exploiting this compounds in the oceans. This  conclusion was done without taking into account the total amount of Carbon dioxide in  excess as a dissolved gas and as an ionic compound which can be obtained in seawater  composition


What are other key benefits?

This project is environtmentally friendly with every country which is concerned with climate change and  deal with reduced greenhouse gas  emissions  but needs a huge investment.


Costs/Challenges


What are the proposal’s projected costs?

This proposal is in Conceptual engineering studies by using a Process Simulation Software (ASPEN PLUS) which is quite suitable for working with electrolytes and ASPEN CUSTOM MODELER.Project cost are estimated cost as a result of process simulation which not is very accurate.Pilot plant cost for 1 tonne of methanol per day is  about 10 MMUSD.


Timeline

1-15 years reduce emissions and build hge plants over the world.

15-50 years Gas emissions reduced to its proper composition Plants will serves as a Power Plant generators working with biomethanol suppliers.


About the author(s)

Author's name Jorge Luis Benavides Aparicio 

Country of Residence Peru 

I am Process  Engineer who has been taken part in a lot of projects for 12 years  in the oil and gas industry and renewable sources by using Process Simulations tools and good pratices of engineering  with excellent accomplishments which include saving cost in process plants, complying deadlines ,optimizing cost  by saving human labor, diagnostic of process operation  weakness .My main purpose  is contribute with diminish CO2 contents in the environtment which causes global warming in  the  world.

 


Related Proposals

none


References

1.CO2 in seawater equilibrium ,kinetics and isotopes by Richard G .Zeebe and DieterWolf -Gladrow.

2.Beyond oil and gas The Methanol Economy by George A.OlahG.K Sarja Prakash

3.Fuel Cell Technology handbook by Gregor Hoogers 

4.Ion exchange membranes fundamentals by Yoshinobu tanaka

5.Ion exchange membrane separations by H. Strathmann

6.CO2 as Chemical feedstock by michele aresta

7.Seawater its composition ,properties and behaviour by open university