Climate and company commercials at Copenhagen

  • 15-Dec-2009 03:58 EST
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The Edison Project in Denmark has as its goal wind-based charging capacity for 200,000 EVs. IBM

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) held recently in Copenhagen was about more than world leaders promoting political agendas; it was also about companies promoting product lines. Deadlines prevent AIE from reporting on conference conclusions, but we can report that Danish company Inbicon was to provide straw-derived ethanol at 85% concentration for limousines chauffeuring delegates. At a showcase arranged by the Denmark Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Honeywell’s biofuel unit UOP planned to highlight its Ecofining process that, for the event, was to convert oil from algae into unblended (B100) diesel fuel. EV infrastructure player Better Place was to participate in a number of events to promote its charging-station and battery-swapping vision. Goodyear anticipated showing off tires made with a Biolsoprene, a bio-based alternative to petroleum-derived Isoprene. Prior to the start of the conference, IBM touted its partnership with Siemens and other entities to supply wind power from the Danish island of Bornholm for charging more than 200,000 EVs across Denmark.

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