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February 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now
February 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now 27-Feb-2020

Check out the February 2020 issue of CO2CRC Insights here. This month's newsletter covers: CLEAN ENERGY: Chief Scientist acknowledges critical role for carbon capture and storage POLICY: Morrison backs innovation in emissions battle COOPERATION: Australia and Japan sign agreement o..

CO2CRC talks producing hydrogen from coal on ABC Gippsland’s Breakfast radio program
CO2CRC talks producing hydrogen from coal on ABC Gippsland’s Breakfast radio program 24-Feb-2020

CO2CRC's Chief Operating Officer, Dr Matthias Raab, spoke on ABC Gippsland's Breakfast radio program on Friday 21 February. Matthias discussed CO2CRC's role in the Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) project.  The project is a world first trial into the feasibility of supplying clean hydrogen m..

CO2CRC research delivers insights into migration and monitoring of CO2 stored underground
CO2CRC research delivers insights into migration and monitoring of CO2 stored underground 17-Feb-2020

A CO2CRC research project, the Otway Stage 2C project, has provided important findings into carbon dioxide (CO2) injected deep underground as part of the emissions reduction technology known as carbon capture and storage (CCS). CO2CRC injected 15,000 tonnes of CO2 approximately 1,500 meters under..

Hydrogen refining plant delivered in project to provide clean hydrogen for Japan
Hydrogen refining plant delivered in project to provide clean hydrogen for Japan 13-Feb-2020

CO2CRC has completed the delivery of a hydrogen refining plant to AGL’s Loy Yang facility in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley.   The plant was delivered on trucks in four parts over December and February. The pilot plant has been designed to produce hydrogen from synthetic gas (syngas) produced by..

Australia’s Chief Scientist acknowledges carbon capture and storage is absolutely critical
Australia’s Chief Scientist acknowledges carbon capture and storage is absolutely critical 13-Feb-2020

CO2CRC has welcomed comments by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, at an address to the National Press Club yesterday in which he called for a technology-driven orderly transition to clean energy and the need for carbon capture and storage (CCS), alongside renewables, to decarbonise Aust..

Visit the Otway National Research Facility Open Day – Saturday 18 April
Visit the Otway National Research Facility Open Day – Saturday 18 April 22-Jan-2020

Otway National Research Facility Open Day When:  Saturday 18 April, 10.30am – 3.00pm Where:  CO2CRC Otway National Research Facility Brumby’s Lane, Nirranda South We’re proud of the research achievements made at our Otway National Research Facility and would like to share them with..

MP and mayor visit Otway
MP and mayor visit Otway 06-Jan-2020

In December 2019 it was a pleasure to host two important members of the local community - Bev McArthur MP, member for western Victoria and Daniel Meade, Moyne Shire Mayor - on separate visits to our Otway National Research Facility.  Bev and Daniel were interested to learn about how CCS works..

A round of applause for our award winners
A round of applause for our award winners 19-Dec-2019

Congratulations to all the winners announced at the CO2CRC CCUS Symposium Awards Dinner, held recently at RACV Resort, Torquay. Dr Charles Jenkins (CSIRO): John Tyndall Award for Excellence in CCS Research This award is for Charles’ outstanding contribution as Science Lead of the Otway Stage..

Key piece of equipment arrives in project to deliver clean hydrogen to Japan
Key piece of equipment arrives in project to deliver clean hydrogen to Japan 13-Dec-2019

CO2CRC has delivered the first major component of a hydrogen refining plant to AGL’s Loy Yang facility in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley this week. The pilot plant, which employs a 2-step process to clean-up, purify and separate the synthetic gas (syngas) from the coal gasifier will produce a pure..