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Policy levers required for business to invest in carbon capture and storage
Policy levers required for business to invest in carbon capture and storage 19-Aug-2016

Australian Energy Ministers are urged to keep their eye on the main goals - to provide safe, reliable and clean energy for Australia and export to the world. A diverse mix of energy technologies will be required to achieve these goals over the long term. As Ministers participating in the COAG En..

Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say
Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say 28-Jul-2016

CO2CRC Chief Executive, Tania Constable, was interviewed for ABC News Radio on 26 July 2016.  She talked about the experiments being undertaken at the Otway Research Facility, to confirm the safety and long-term viability of storing carbon dioxide deep underground. Read the full interview h..

CO2CRC and Canada’s Petroleum Technology Research Centre collaborate to accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage technology
CO2CRC and Canada’s Petroleum Technology Research Centre collaborate to accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage technology 06-Jul-2016

Australian and Canadian carbon capture and storage research leaders have quickly moved to establish a memorandum of understanding where internationally significant projects led by CO2CRC and the Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) will collaborate on a range of technologies to drive down the..

CO2CRC’s experiment safely stores 15,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas in South West Victoria
CO2CRC’s experiment safely stores 15,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas in South West Victoria 06-Apr-2016

After four years in the planning, a major milestone in an experiment to inject, monitor and verify the movement of carbon dioxide (CO2) 1.5 kilometres below the ground has just been completed. CO2CRC and its Australian and international research partners have safely injected 15,000 tonnes of CO2 ..

Carbon storage needed to meet reduction targets: report
Carbon storage needed to meet reduction targets: report 26-Nov-2015

Australia’s most in-depth study into the costs and performance of a range of electricity technologies confirms that carbon capture and storage (CSS) must be considered as a technology enabler and part of our emissions reduction strategy while Australia continues to utilise fossil fuels to 2030. ..

Independent report says there is no “winner takes all” electricity technology for Australia now and in 2030
Independent report says there is no “winner takes all” electricity technology for Australia now and in 2030 26-Nov-2015

Independent report says there is no “winner takes all” electricity technology for Australia now and in 2030 The Australian Power Generation Technology Report released today measures a broad range of technologies, their capabilities and their costs in 2015 and looking forward to 2030. The R..

Independent study to analyse the cost of fossil fuels, nuclear and renewable power generation
Independent study to analyse the cost of fossil fuels, nuclear and renewable power generation 01-Oct-2015

More than 30 major Australian utility and energy providers, industry, research and environmental organisations, and governments have agreed to work together to support an independent study on the costs and performance of current power generation technologies. Looking out to 2030, the Australian P..