In an article published on July 23, 2015 by the news provider Food Production Daily, journalist Jenny Eagle reports on the company Liquid Light that has developed a technology to create monoethylene glycol (MEG) from carbon dioxide (CO2). MEG is a component needed to produce polyethylene terephthalate (PET). Liquid Light wants to use CO2 emissions from industrial activity to produce MEG and other important multi-carbon chemicals. The company’s technology employs low-energy catalytic electrochemistry combined with hydrogenation and purification operations to convert CO2 to MEG. Liquid Light has signed an agreement with The Coca-Cola Company to further develop its technology to produce MEG from CO2 as part of Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle Packaging Program.
Jenny Eagle (July 23, 2015). “Liquid Light to create MEG from CO2 for The Coca-Cola Company PlantBottle Packaging Program.” Food Production Daily
Liquid Light (July 20, 2015). “Liquid Light signs agreement to further advance its CO2-to-chemicals technology.”