The pilot plant has been operating since 2007. It is an experimental facility for testing process flow sheets for carbon dioxide to liquid fuels. The lab can produce .05 million liters a year for fuel blending demonstration.
First Commercial Plant
The George Olah Renewable Methanol Plant has a production capacity of 5 million liters per year. Its purpose is to improve plant economics for building larger plants and to gain operating experience, which includes validation of distribution channels and logistics of Renewable Methanol in Iceland and the EU. Operation of the plant began in Q4 2011 at Svartsengi.
Standard Commercial Plants
CRI will build standard plants which can be replicated in other parts of the world. The production capacity of a standard plant is 50 million liters of Renewable Methanol per year.