Carbon Engineering

Founding Year: 2009

Staff: 16


Steve Oldham (CEO)

This company has a proof-of-concept plant in Squamish, British Columbia, that can directly capture 1 ton of carbon from ambient air. Their goal is to have this first plant ignite an industry by demonstrating that megaton-scale Direct Air Capture technology is feasible, available, and affordable. As they envision fleets of Direct Air Capture facilities working alongside renewable electricity, energy efficiency, and clean innovations in all sectors to fully tackle the climate challenge.


  • A paper published on the process by David Keith, the company founder, in 2018
  • A media page with many articles on the company


Carbon Engineering contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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