Solid Carbon
A negative emissions technology project to safely sequester carbon dioxide as solid rock beneath the ocean floor.

Solid Carbon is an ambitious negative emissions technology (NET), also known as carbon dioxide (CO2) removal, that utilizes existing green technologies to permanently and safely sequester CO2 as solid rock deep beneath the ocean floor. Led by ONC, the project team comprises Canadian, United States and German researchers, experts and industry partners.

Powered by renewable energy, Solid Carbon aims to remove CO2 from the atmosphere via Direct Air Capture (DAC) then inject it below the sea floor where it reacts with ocean basalt and mineralizes into rock, providing a vast and permanent reservoir of this greenhouse gas. The technology has the potential to scale globally to reverse the course of carbon dioxide emissions and help meet planetary climate targets.

How Solid Carbon works.
Potential applications for Solid Carbon.

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Ocean-Climate Building University of Victoria
#100, 2474 Arbutus Road, Victoria, BC, Canada, V8N 1V8 (250) 472-5400
Marine Technology Centre University of Victoria
#106, 9865 West Saanich Road, North Saanich, BC, Canada, V8L 5Y8 (250) 472-5400

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