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..
On 15 August 2017 councillors from Corangamite Shire Council visited CO2CRC's Otway Research Facility. Mayor Jo Beard and councillors Lesley Brown and Bev McArthur were shown around the facility by CO2CRC's Community Liaison Officer, Shelly Murrell. The councillors were able to view first-h..
AFL great Wayne Schwass will visit Nirranda in south-west Victoria on Thursday 22 June to speak about his mental health challenges. Schwass, who was recruited from South Warrnambool, battled depression during his 15-year, 282-game league career with North Melbourne and Sydney. Sc..
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..
CO2CRC staff attended the ABC's Q&A program on Monday 12 June 2017. Dr Max Watson, Robert Hilkes, Fiona Koelmeyer and Justine Loe had front row seats at the program's special on Australia's energy future. CO2CRC posed two questions to the panel. Max asked "The International Energy A..
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..
Last month CO2CRC drilled a 1,667 metre deep well over 30 days at its Otway Research Facility. The team successfully recovered 130 metres of core from the well. The three inch diameter core samples were taken at specified points during the coring operations. A core sample is a cylinder-shaped sect..
Be sure to visit the CO2CRC stand at APPEA, on at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 14-17 May. You'll find us near Industry Display A and Catering Station 1, where you see the CO2CRC logo below. Come and talk to us about our latest research, aimed at reducing long-term monitoring ..
CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility was humming with activity throughout March and April as a rig was brought in to drill a new $7.5 million well. The drilling program ran 24 hours a day with crews working 12 hour shifts. An onsite rig camp provided accommodation and sustenance to over 40 highly skil..