Introducing The Second Wave Of Startups In The CEEZER Carbon Coalition

Introducing The Second Wave Of Startups In The CEEZER Carbon Coalition - Carbon Herald

CEEZER has revealed the seven companies selected to be part of the second group of the CEEZER Carbon Coalition cohort. Specializing in assisting net-zero projects to make a significant difference, the company organized this contest for a second time following the success of the inaugural edition held in 2023.

The CEEZER Carbon Coalition offers resources to help start-ups in the voluntary carbon market move from concept to becoming a viable commercial venture.

The program tackles the usual difficulties encountered by project developers, including raising buyer awareness, recognizing buyer requirements, dealing with contracts and registries, managing inventory, and pricing carbon credits. 

CEEZER goes the extra mile by presenting these projects on its platform, providing businesses with the chance to participate early in some of the most innovative removal projects coming into the market.

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The CDR initiatives that won this year were chosen from a large group of over 60 applicants that covered various technologies, stages of development, and locations, with the majority, 60%, located in developing economies.

One of the winners, AirSmat Inc., uses AI technology to democratize the creation of top-notch biochar for carbon sequestration and to enhance the lives of farmers throughout Africa. Another winner is RECOAL AG, which focuses on transforming biomass waste into hydrochar, also known as negative-emission coal (NEC). Their patented process guarantees that the NEC is securely stored in underground facilities for long periods of time.

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PRONOE and SeaO2 also made the list of winners this year for their innovative approaches to water treatment systems that harness the ocean’s natural ability to capture and eliminate CO2. PRONOE integrates its systems downstream of coastal industries, while SeaO2 utilizes direct ocean capture technology for a scalable and cost-effective electrochemical reaction.

The three remaining winners are Heimdal, Silica, and ZeroEx, which specialize in the spheres of enhanced rock weathering and limestone direct air capture (DAC).

CEEZER will now focus on empowering the seven winners and supporting their initiatives to create a significant impact. Additionally, the company announced that the next opportunity for innovative project developers to apply will be in late 2024.

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