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CO2CRC receives funding for NSW capture research
CO2CRC receives funding for NSW capture research 25-Aug-2017

CO2CRC has won a competitive $1.2m grant from the NSW government’s Coal Innovation Fund. The money will be used to develop cost effective carbon capture technology at the Vales Point power station in NSW. “The funding will enable us to work with the University of Melbourne to combine the adva..

Finkel Review enables carbon capture and storage
Finkel Review enables carbon capture and storage 13-Jun-2017

Australia’s leader in carbon capture and storage research, CO2CRC, applauds the Finkel Review as a pragmatic approach to energy security and emissions reduction, that sees an expanded role for carbon capture and storage. “The report goes a long way to level the playing field for all low emiss..

Commonwealth legislation to support financing of CCS
Commonwealth legislation to support financing of CCS 30-May-2017

CO2CRC welcomes today’s announcement by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, Commonwealth Minister for the Environment and Energy, that carbon capture and storage (CCS) will now be eligible for funding by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). Until now the CEFC Act considered carbon capture and sto..

Reducing carbon emissions will take a global effort, UK and Australia renew their commitment.
Reducing carbon emissions will take a global effort, UK and Australia renew their commitment. 04-May-2017

Australia and the UK renew their efforts on carbon capture and storage (CCS) research, to advance the technologies which can prevent carbon dioxide produced from energy generation and heavy industrial processes from reaching the atmosphere and are vital to the global effort of reducing CO2 emissions..

$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..

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..

New report backs carbon capture and storage in Australia
New report backs carbon capture and storage in Australia 15-Feb-2017

An independent report commissioned by government, industry and research organisations has laid down a comprehensive plan for carbon capture and storage (CCS) deployment in Australia. The report ‘A Roadmap for Carbon Capture and Storage’ was led by Professor Chris Greig of the University of Qu..

Comprehensive support for carbon capture and storage in Australia
Comprehensive support for carbon capture and storage in Australia 15-Feb-2017

Government, industry and research organisations have collaborated on a landmark report to show the way forward for urgently required carbon capture and storage (CCS) deployment in Australia. According to CO2CRC CEO, Tania Constable, the report, ‘A Roadmap for Carbon Capture and Storage’, is c..

PM strikes balance between energy security and emissions reduction
PM strikes balance between energy security and emissions reduction 06-Feb-2017

Monday 6 February 2017 CO2CRC welcomes the Prime Minister’s strong position on the need for secure, reliable, clean energy. CO2CRC’S Chief Executive, Ms Tania Constable said, “Australia must play to our strengths. We need an energy system that is clean, reliable and available 24/7 at a rea..