Greenlyte Carbon Technologies

Fueling the circular carbon economy with green feedstock

We have developed a breakthrough direct air capture technology that captures CO2 from ambient at world-record energy efficiency whilst producing hydrogen as a co-product.

Our story

Research meets entrepreneurship

GCT was founded by two serial entrepreneurs and an experienced DAC researcher, based on 15 years of research. The company is located in Essen – the heart of industrial Germany – and is surrounded by leading technical universities as well as global chemical, industrial, and energy giants.

TIMELINE
September 2022
Phase 0 ✅
Lab-Prototype
Company founded and first continuous cycle prototype built
September 2022
2023
Phase 1
Pilot
Grand Opening of Greenberry 2, a DAC demonstrator with a capacity of 100t CO2 p.a.
2023
2024/2025
Phase 2 (in progress)
Demonstrators
Installing three demonstrator units at customer and partner premises
2024/2025
from 2027
Phase 3
Deployment
Rolling out of commercial DAC plants in various sizes to reach 1MT in 2035 and .1GT in 2050
from 2027

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Technology

Generating CO2 and H2 at once

The process consists of three main steps: (1) absorption in a liquid sorbent solution, (2) precipitation as hydrogen carbonate, and (3) desorption by  electrolysis.

Backed by leading investors and local champions

Associations
Investors
Partners

Our ambition

Capturing .1GT of CO2 per year by 2050

Greenlyte in the press

Selected newspaper articles
Founding Team
Florian Hildebrand
CEO

Experienced serial entrepreneur with proven industrial and business scaling track record and exceptional sales skills.

Dr. Peter Behr
CSO

Leading researcher with over 15 years of carbon capture experience, various relevant publications and scientific accomplishments.

Dr. Niklas Friederichsen
COO

Experienced tech entrepreneur with expertise in bringing complex B2B products to life. Research track record in Material Chemistry and Operations Management.

OUR VALUES
Outcome orientation
We value outcome over output and take responsibility for our actions
Communication
We communicate fact based, open, direct and respectful and encourage bilateral feedback
Driven learning
We help each other to perform our jobs at the best level and encourage a continuous learning environment
Passion for purpose
We are passionate about our vision and prioritise our work tasks always in line with our higher goals.
Done is better than perfect
We are pragmatic and diligent at the same time
Get in touch

Feel free to reach out to us if you want to learn more, are interested in collaborating or to apply for an open position.

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