FEBRUARY 10, 2021
An Energy Department-backed startup is promoting a new way to slash emissions from hydrogen production without ditching natural gas, and it's tapping into funds from Bill Gates' clean energy investor group and other major energy companies.
February 9, 2021
C-Zero Inc., a pioneer in natural gas decarbonization, announced today that it has raised $11.5 million in a Series A funding round co-led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Eni Next, with participation from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and AP Ventures.
FEBRUARY 09, 2021
Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Eni Next back the startup’s plan to make low-cost, carbon-free hydrogen from natural gas.
FEBRUARY 01, 2021
Round was co-led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Eni Next, with participation from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and AP Ventures.
May 1, 2020
Unlike current hydrogen generation technologies, C-Zero’s process will not directly coproduce carbon dioxide and does not require water as an input. If successful, this technology will allow C-Zero to significantly reduce the cost of hydrogen and accelerate large-scale, domestic hydrogen production with a low carbon footprint.
January 21, 2020
C-Zero announced that it has won a competitive $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office. C-Zero will use this funding to further study novel methane pyrolysis systems as well as methods of carbon removal.
November 26, 2019
C-Zero announced a $350,000 joint project with PG&E and SoCalGas which will allow the company to further its efforts in decarbonizing natural gas via methane pyrolysis.