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$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..

$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground
$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground 08-Nov-2016

Monday 7 November 2016 An X-ray microscopy laboratory at The Australian National University (ANU) was officially opened on Monday following a $5 million upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the CTLab at ANU would be an import..

New facility to create safe carbon storage
New facility to create safe carbon storage 28-Sep-2016

Wednesday 28 September 2016 CO2CRC Limited and The University of Melbourne will today open new $7.56 million emissions reduction laboratories aimed at providing clean, efficient and cost-effective energy for Australia.  Carbon capture and storage enables the capture of carbon dioxide from fuel ..

New carbon capture and storage laboratory opens at Federation University’s Gippsland Campus
New carbon capture and storage laboratory opens at Federation University’s Gippsland Campus 20-Sep-2016

CO2CRC Limited and Federation University Australia will officially open a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) laboratory at Federation University Australia’s Gippsland Campus on Friday 16 September at 3pm. The Hon Darren Chester, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Federal Member for..

The critical role of CCS
The critical role of CCS 16-Sep-2016

An independent report looking at the role Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) could play in reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the UK has been released. Chairman of the Parliamentary Advisory Group on Carbon Capture and Storage, Lord Oxburgh, wrote to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy an..