Month: March 2017

$42m emissions reduction project at the Otway in Victoria begins
$42m emissions reduction project at the Otway in Victoria begins 27-Mar-2017

CO2CRC’s largest emissions reduction research project has kicked-off this week in Nirranda South, Western Victoria. The first stage of a $42 million carbon capture and storage (CCS) project will commence with the drilling of a new appraisal well at CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility. The projec..

Gas industry says it holds key to low emission future with pipe storage
Gas industry says it holds key to low emission future with pipe storage 27-Mar-2017

An article in The Courier Mail says that Australia's vast network of gas pipelines could store up to six billion Tesla Powerwall batteries worth of energy for use when renewable sources are not generating electricity, the gas industry says. A report from a broad collection of companies in the..

Retrofitting carbon capture and storage to coal cheaper than solar
Retrofitting carbon capture and storage to coal cheaper than solar 09-Mar-2017

Using a black coal power plant retrofitted with carbon capture and storage (CCS) can be cheaper per megawatt hour than with solar PV a new study by CO2CRC and Gamma Energy Technology has found. The report, Retrofitting CCS to Coal: Enhancing Australia's Energy Security, analyses the options for re..