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CO2 for cooling water

Carbon dioxide as a solution for water cooling towers

February 2021
Gallery CO2 for cooling water 1
Gallery CO2 for cooling water 1
01.

Identification

A great alternative to the use of mineral acids is CO2, which exhibits none of the drawbacks of sulfuric and chloridric acids. Moreover, the carbon footprint of the solution will be lowered by avoiding the manufacturing of strong acids combined to the sequestration of part of the CO2 as bicarbonate ions.

Label Date February 2021
From France
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Credibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 100% corrosion risk free with CO2 for cooling water.
  • 100% reduced emissions on acid mineral salt byproducts with CO2 for cooling water.
  • Avoided emissions of 113 teq CO2 in one year for the first project.
  • Avoided emissions of 104 t SO4 salts in one year for the first project.
  • Avoided corrosion and replacement of acid storage tanks (30t acid tank in double wall steel).
03.

The Financial benefits

  • 100,000 € savings with acid in an interval of 10 years.
  • 100,000 € savings with services and maintenance in an interval of 10 years.
  • 10,000 € CAPEX savings with acid storage tank purchase every 3 years.
04.

Activity Region

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Europe

Belgium,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Air Liquide

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

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Headquarters 75007 Paris, France
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