Tom Ricciardi, Vice President of Business Operations at Capture6, discusses its fascinating technology that removes and sequesters carbon while simultaneously producing fresh water. Tom provides details on the process, carbon credits, and much more in this wide ranging interview. Plus, Reese Tisdale joins us for another Bluefield on Tap segment.
In this session, you’ll learn about:
- Tom’s non-traditional path to the water sector
- Capture6’s carbon removal and fresh water production technology
- How the technology used renewable electricity to capture carbon from the air
- How salt in salt water turns into a carbonate that can be permanently sequestered
- The byproducts of the technology, including hydrogen, fresh water, and pure carbon dioxide
- The carbon removal credits that are available through the process
- How the technology differs from zero liquid discharge
- The carbon removal potential and factors affecting carbon removal
- How the chemical bond of the carbonate helps ensure sequestration
- The circular nature of the process when paired with a wastewater treatment plant
- How the synergy between carbon removal and fresh water production reduces the cost of each
- Tom’s bathtub analogy for carbon markets
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