【Press Release】Kyushu University, Sojitz, and Kyushu Electric Power Sign MOU for Joint Development and Verification of DAC-U Systems Utilizing Direct Air Capture Technology

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Kyushu University, Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”), and Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. (“Kyushu Electric Power”) have signed a memorandum of understanding for joint development and verification for the application of a Direct Air Capture and Utilization (DAC-U) system. The DAC-U apparatus will combine both a separation membrane-based direct air capture (m-DACTM) unit currently under development by Kyushu University that allows carbon dioxide to be extracted directly from the atmosphere, with another device that converts the captured carbon dioxide into fuel.

The full text of the press release can be viewed on the Kyushu University website.