23 February 2017 The executive director of the International Energy Agency has called on Australia to become a world leader in CCS technology. Dr Fatih Birol is in Australia this week and met with the Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, in Canberra on Wednesday m..
In an interview on the ABC's Insiders program on Sunday 19 February 2017, Energy and Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg, described CCS as "absolutely critical". Minister Frydenberg said that the government was focused on energy security and affordability, while accepting that we're moving to ..
With the reliability of the energy sector being questioned following recent blackouts in South Australia and high temperatures in New South Wales, CEO of CO2CRC, Tania Constable, has stated that power shortages demonstrate a need to explore alternative options, and not just renewables, to provide c..
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..
Congratulations to Professor John Kaldi, CO2CRC’s Chief Scientist. The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) has announced John as the recipient of its AAPG House of Delegates Distinguished Service Award ‐ 2016. Read more about John, an accomplished explorer, educator and scient..
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..
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 ..
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 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..