2014 Volume Shipments to Reduce Atmospheric CO2 and
Increase Crop Yields
Cool Planet demonstrates commercial product leadership with its
One of the First Cool Terra(tm) Biochar Commercial Production shipments (Photo: Business Wire)
“It has been a great year for Cool Planet, and the Cool Planet biochar research team. After announcing successful field trial results for Cool Terra ™ at the 2013 US Biochar conference, we now have the ability to produce and ship commercial volumes in 2014,” said
Cool Planet biochar has recently received certification from the
Cool Planet is also the 1st company with a product to be certified by the International Biochar Initiative (IBI) (http://www.biochar-international.org/certification/manufacturer_directory) for having met the criteria established in their most recent standards. This includes a standardized product definition, testing guideline, and how the product will be used in the soil.
In addition, Cool Planet has been recognized by
A recent UNEP publication1 has concluded that, “Storing carbon in soil for centuries while making nutrient-poor soils fertile, reduce the need for polluting fertilizers, conserve water and prevent desertification, this ancient technique may prove to be part of the solution to 21st century problems.”
The company plans to continue expanding application opportunities with selected partners in the agricultural community with its commercial product release in 2014. With the necessary certifications received and extremely successful field trials, the company plans to ship thousands of tons of commercial product in 2014.
Cool Planet CEO
Cool Planet’s commercial trials with
About Cool Planet
Cool Planet is deploying disruptive technology through capital efficient, small scale biorefineries, to economically convert non-food biomass into high-octane, drop-in biofuels. The process also generates value through biochar production, which can be returned to the soil, with the “Cool Terra™” product enabling fertilizer and water retention for increased crop productivity, and more robust plant health. The process is capable of being carbon negative, removing over 100 percent of the carbon footprint for every gallon used, reversing the consequences of fossil fuels. Cool Planet’s technology has a broad portfolio of pending and granted patents. Global investors include BP,
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UN Reference: 1) TUNZA 9 (2), p. 15