Will Direct Air Capture Ever Be Affordable? The Rise of DAC 3.0

by  Jonte Boysen & Torben Schreiter on medium.com, February 07, 2024

„Direct Air Capture (DAC) has been a prominent topic in mainstream media for over two years now and has often been portrayed through a fairly narrow lens focusing mainly on two specific technologies: Climeworks’ solid sorbent and Carbon Engineering’s liquid solvent systems. This narrow focus, however, overlooks the broader, dynamic landscape of over 80 companies innovating in this field. This article aims to dispel some common, oftentimes overly pessimistic, misconceptions about DAC and its potential. We aim to offer a more optimistic yet grounded and comprehensive view on the topic and — hopefully — inspire new angles for looking at DAC.“