At a commercial steel mill facility in China, Skokie startup LanzaTech has made more than 20 million gallons of ethanol from pollution. That’s the equivalent of preventing 100,000 tons of CO2 from hitting the atmosphere.
LanzaTech, one of Illinois’ most-funded cleantech startups, has invented a method to create renewable forms of fuel by fermenting bacteria that converts a range of gasses into ethanol.
“Instead of fermenting sugars to make beer, we ferment gasses,” said company CEO Jennifer…
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