Technology to Achieve 'Net Zero'

About Us

The Company

Carbon Clean was founded in 2009, as the growth rate of atmospheric carbon was starting to soar. Within a decade, the Earth's CO2 levels reached their highest point in 3 million years.

Headquartered in London, Carbon Clean has offices in India, Spain and the United States. As of November 2021, we have removed nearly 1.4 million metric tonnes of carbon from 46 facilities across the globe. Our work is founded on the belief that achieving net zero isn’t a pipe dream, it’s an imperative. But it will take far more than a focus on renewables.

Key industries can and should play a significant role in global carbon reduction. We provide all the services needed to achieve net zero, including technology licence and solvent supply, a full process design package (PDP) and proprietary equipment, and end-to-end systems — including design, build, financing and operation.

46 Facilities Across the Globe

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We know that the best technology aligns with operational realities. Using our cost-effective, scalable carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technologies, industries can capture over 90% of their CO2 .

Our process works within existing industrial operations for minimal disruption and maximum cost-effectiveness. It enables industries to not only reach net zero, but leverage decarbonisation incentives and join the growing global circular carbon economy market. As we close the gap between industries and net zero, we're helping solve both climate and business challenges.

Who We Serve

Our next-gen CCUS applications are designed specifically for hard to abate industries, including steel, cement, refinery, waste to energy and bio gas.

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Cement

With more than 4 billion tonnes of cement produced globally each year, the cement industry generates approximately 8% of all global CO2 emissions. But the process is one of the easiest to facilitate carbon capture.

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refineries

Refineries

While processing by refineries only contributes around 5 to 10% of the total emissions resulting from oil products, the opportunities for reducing these are significant due to the nature of the processes used. Major players in the industry are already pledging to achieve net zero by 2050.

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steel

Steel

The highly complex process of steel-making provides multiple opportunities for carbon capture, including using CCUS on the blast furnace to capture and store the majority of carbon emissions.

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Energy from Waste

By utilising CCUS at EfW plants, municipal authorities can decarbonise the entire waste chain, and achieve a huge reduction in the carbon footprint of individuals in cities.

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biogas

Biogas

Carbon dioxide (CO2) and other impurities must be removed from renewable natural gas (RNG) feeds – like biomethane and landfill gas — to meet purity specifications. Our proprietary solvent is a simple drop-in enhancement for current solvents, delivering better performance for CO2 removal.

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Success Stories

Purpose-Built: Technology for Industry

In 2016, Tuticorin Alkali Chemical and Fertilizers Ltd. partnered with Carbon Clean to create the world’s first fully commercial carbon capture, storage and utilisation plant. Located near Chennai, it has been achieving over 90% carbon capture rates since it began operation.

90%+

Carbon Capture Rate

Proprietary: High-Performance Solvents

Since 2018, Carbon Clean in collaboration with Arcanum Energy has surpassed 500,000 m3 of biogas processed per day with its APBS-CARBex® solvent in their biogas upgrading facilities in Germany. Compared to the standard amine, Carbon Clean’s technology provides several advantages that allows the plants to operate more efficiently. 

25%

Less Thermal Energy

Breakthrough: Technology for Low-Cost Carbon Capture

In 2017, Carbon Clean announced breakthrough test results from the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) pilot. Corrosion testing confirmed that with APBS-CDRMax®, it is possible to construct and operate with a less expensive, lower grade of stainless steel. 

50%

Cost Reduction (up to)

Breakthrough: Technology for Low-Cost Carbon Capture

In 2017, Carbon Clean announced breakthrough test results from the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) pilot. Corrosion testing confirmed that with APBS-CDRMax®, it is possible to construct with less expensive materials such as carbon steel rather and a lower grade of stainless steel. 

50%

Cost Reduction (up to)

Leadership

Aniruddha Sharma

Co-Founder and CEO

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Aniruddha Sharma

Co-Founder and CEO

Aniruddha co-founded Carbon Clean in 2009. As CEO Aniruddha leads and sets the company’s strategy and goals, represents Carbon Clean externally, including on a variety of industry and other bodies, and maintains overall responsibility for our sales, marketing and project delivery operations. He is also a Board member.

Prateek Bumb

Co-Founder and CTO

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Prateek Bumb

Co-Founder and CTO

Prateek co-founded Carbon Clean with Aniruddha in 2009. Prateek is the principal innovator of our carbon capture technologies. He is responsible for developing and delivering Carbon Clean’s technology roadmap and leading our project engineering team. He is also a member of the Board.

Iain Tobin

Chief Corporate Officer

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Iain Tobin

Chief Corporate Officer

Iain is an experienced COO and CFO. He leads the corporate development activities of the business including strategy, funding, partnering and M&A. He directly supports the CEO, goal keeps our business plan delivery and performance, and is responsible for our finance, legal, and people operations.

Asam Rafi

Vice President of Sales

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Asam Rafi

Vice President of Sales

Asam has 20 years’ experience in enterprise equipment sales. He develops and implements our sales strategy, leads our global sales organisation and business development activities, and manages our revenue-generating channels and partnerships.

Laura Gillions

Marketing Director

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Laura Gillions

Marketing Director

Laura is an experienced marketing and business development leader, with a successful career spanning both central government and private industry. Laura is responsible for leading our marketing activities, communications and inside sales operations.

Richard Merrells

Vice President of Project Delivery

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Richard Merrells

Vice President of Project Delivery

Richard, a chemical engineer, is an experienced engineering project management leader and consultant. Richard leads and develops Carbon Clean’s worldwide project delivery organisation, as well as our procurement operations and supply-side partnerships.

Board

Jan Petzel

Board Chairman

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Jan Petzel

Board Chairman

Jan is Managing Partner of Eldon Capital, investment and advisory firm focused on international growth investments and buy- out opportunities. Former MD in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.

Martin Pugh

Director

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Martin Pugh

Director

Martin’s career in chemicals industry that spans nearly 40 years; has held leadership roles in Trinseo as EVP/Chief Operating Officer, Styrolution Group GmbH, Ineos Nova, Nova Chemicals, and the Dow Chemical Co.

Praveen Sahay

Director

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Praveen Sahay

Director

Praveen is Co-founder and Managing Director of WAVE Equity Partners, a PE firm that provides expansion capital to clean energy, food, clean air and water companies at their inflection points of growth.

Aniruddha Sharma

Co-Founder and CEO

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Aniruddha Sharma

Co-Founder and CEO

Aniruddha co-founded Carbon Clean in 2009. As CEO Aniruddha leads and sets the company’s strategy and goals, represents Carbon Clean externally, including on a variety of industry and other bodies, and maintains overall responsibility for our sales, marketing and project delivery operations. He is also a Board member.

Prateek Bumb

Co-Founder and CTO

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Prateek Bumb

Co-Founder and CTO

Prateek co-founded Carbon Clean with Aniruddha in 2009. Prateek is the principal innovator of our carbon capture technologies. He is responsible for developing and delivering Carbon Clean’s technology roadmap and leading our project engineering team. He is also a member of the Board.

Investors

Our investors have partnered with Carbon Clean to help us realise our goal of capturing 1 billion tonnes of carbon. Their support allows us to deliver our carbon capture, utilisation and storage technology to facilities around the world. 

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