January 9

Kenyan Climate Tech Startup Octavia Carbon Secures Funding for Carbon Capture Technology

Octavia Carbon, headquartered in Kenya, has secured funding to advance its Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology, with a primary focus on extracting carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. The company is committed to combating climate change through the development, construction, and deployment of machines designed to directly capture atmospheric CO2 using DAC technology. Martin Freimüller, the founder and CEO of Octavia Carbon, emphasized the pivotal role of carbon capture technologies in addressing climate change. He expressed confidence that their DAC technology would contribute significantly to reducing global carbon emissions in the pursuit of a net-zero future.

Source: Afrikan Heroes (link opens in a new window)

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