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Carbon Capture and Storage Moves to Centre Stage
Carbon Capture and Storage Moves to Centre Stage 30-Oct-2018

Unrealistic expectations about the feasibility of a 100% renewables future carry the risk of skewing public debate and could lead to a massive and costly misallocation of time and resources, according to Mr David Byers, CEO of Australia’s leading CCS research organisation, CO2CRC Limited, and co-C..

CCS – A vital energy game changer
CCS – A vital energy game changer 30-Oct-2018

The reason why massive investment in carbon capture and geological storage (CCS) is vital to achieving deep cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide has been emphasised this week by the release of the 2018 IPCC Special Report on projected impacts of global warming of 1.5° C above pre-industrial levels. ..

Carbon capture and storage a cost-effective option for Australia to reduce emissions and meet Paris targets
Carbon capture and storage a cost-effective option for Australia to reduce emissions and meet Paris targets 01-Oct-2018

Australia can cost effectively reduce its CO₂ emissions and get closer to its Paris climate change commitments by including carbon capture and storage in its mitigation strategy, according to organisers of the premier international technical conference on carbon capture and storage (CCS) to be hel..

Mr David Byers appointed CO2CRC Chief Executive
Mr David Byers appointed CO2CRC Chief Executive 19-Jun-2018

Statement from Martin Ferguson, Chair CO2CRC CO2CRC Chairman and former federal Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Byers as the CO2CRC’s new Chief Executive, effective 23 July 2018. David has extensive experience in the reso..

CO2CRC provides evidence to senate committee in support of expanding funding to CCS
CO2CRC provides evidence to senate committee in support of expanding funding to CCS 30-Apr-2018

In both its written submission and evidence provided to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee into the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill, CO2CRC provided strong financial, scientific and environmental reasoning why the exclusion on..

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..