Year: 2020

NERA and CO2CRC announce industry-led project to reduce emissions and unlock Australia’s energy potential through long-term CCUS solution
NERA and CO2CRC announce industry-led project to reduce emissions and unlock Australia’s energy potential through long-term CCUS solution 31-Jul-2020

NERA (National Energy Resources Australia) and CO2CRC have announced a new landmark study into Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) to assist the nation’s energy resources sector reduce CO₂ emissions while securing Australia’s energy future. The study is being undertaken in two p..

CO2CRC welcomes bipartisan support for Carbon Capture and Storage.
CO2CRC welcomes bipartisan support for Carbon Capture and Storage. 24-Jun-2020

CO2CRC welcomes Federal Labor’s support for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a key technology for reducing Australia’s carbon emissions while maintaining economic prosperity. CO2CRC Chairman, Martin Ferguson AM said: “The Federal Labor Party’s support for methodologies for the gene..

Hydrogen and CCS could be the energy road-map winners
Hydrogen and CCS could be the energy road-map winners 02-Jun-2020

In an opinion piece in the Australian Financial Review on Monday 1st June 2020, CO2CRC's CEO, David Byers, and CO2CRC's Distinguished Scientist, Prof Peter Cook, identify how hydrogen and CCS could be the energy road-map winners. The Morrison government’s technology investment road map is a wel..

Technology Investment Roadmap identifies carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as a priority low emissions technology
Technology Investment Roadmap identifies carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as a priority low emissions technology 21-May-2020

CO2CRC welcomes the federal government’s embrace of science and technology as the pathway to accelerating low emissions technologies and its identification of CCUS as a priority low emissions technology. CO2CRC Chief Executive, Mr David Byers said that the Technology Investment Roadmap provides..

CO2CRC welcomes Federal Government’s technology neutral approach to support emissions reduction
CO2CRC welcomes Federal Government’s technology neutral approach to support emissions reduction 19-May-2020

CO2CRC welcomes the Federal Government’s response to the recommendations of the King Review including its recognition of the role of carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) in reducing Australia’s carbon emissions. “The Government’s technology neutral approach will enable Australia ..

CO2CRC takes 10 with the International CCS Knowledge Centre 06-May-2020

CO2CRC's CEO David Byers recently participated in the International CCS Knowledge Centre's video series: Lead. Care. Adapt - Take 10. David joined with Dr. Julio Friedmann in the virtual discussion. Dr Friedmann is known as the Carbon Wrangler and is a Senior Research Scholar and Lead of CaMR..

CO2CRC successfully tests new hybrid technology for post combustion capture
CO2CRC successfully tests new hybrid technology for post combustion capture 06-Apr-2020

CO2CRC and the University of Melbourne have conducted a successful trial of a newly developed membrane contactor technology. This could lead to substantial cost reductions in commercial-scale post-combustion capture (PCC) as part of the emissions reduction technology known as carbon capture and stor..

March 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now
March 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now 06-Apr-2020

Check out the March 2020 issue of CO2CRC Insights here. This month’s newsletter covers: NEWS: IEA warns we must not forget the ‘inescapable challenge’ of reducing emissions despite coronavirus POLICY: Angus Taylor outlines government’s technology investment roadmap INVESTMENT..

Cancelled – Otway National Research Facility open day
Cancelled – Otway National Research Facility open day 19-Mar-2020

CO2CRC has decided to cancel the Otway National Research Facility open day planned for Saturday 18 April 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.  It's hoped the event will take place in September instead. Keep an eye on this web site for updates...