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PM strikes balance between energy security and emissions reduction
PM strikes balance between energy security and emissions reduction 06-Feb-2017

Monday 6 February 2017 CO2CRC welcomes the Prime Minister’s strong position on the need for secure, reliable, clean energy. CO2CRC’S Chief Executive, Ms Tania Constable said, “Australia must play to our strengths. We need an energy system that is clean, reliable and available 24/7 at a rea..

Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, shows support for carbon capture and storage in Press Club address
Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, shows support for carbon capture and storage in Press Club address 02-Feb-2017

At an address to the Canberra Press Club, yesterday, Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said that Australia should be able to achieve energy that is affordable, reliable and secure and that meets our global emissions reduction commitments. “Security, affordability and emissions reduction - that'..

Success at GHGT-13
Success at GHGT-13 13-Dec-2016

Several CO2CRC staff have recently returned from the 13th Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT), held in Switzerland from 14 to 18 November 2016. The event was very successful for CO2CRC, with the highlight being a Networking Reception hosted by CO2CRC in association with UKCC..

Expressions of Interest: Participation in Otway Stage 3 – CO2CRC’s next major project
Expressions of Interest: Participation in Otway Stage 3 – CO2CRC’s next major project 15-Nov-2016

Introduction CO2CRC Ltd is seeking Expressions of Interest from government, industry and research organisations to join the CO2CRC-led Otway Stage 3 Project. CO2CRC Ltd has advanced the development of Carbon Capture and Storage as one of the solutions for CO2 emission reductions to both the in..

Community welcomed at Otway Research Facility open day
Community welcomed at Otway Research Facility open day 15-Nov-2016

On Saturday 5 November CO2CRC held an open day at its Otway Research Facility, located in Nirranda South, Victoria. Over 50 visitors took the opportunity to view one of world’s best carbon capture and storage research sites, despite the less than ideal weather. Guided tours of the site, incl..

$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground
$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground 08-Nov-2016

Monday 7 November 2016 An X-ray microscopy laboratory at The Australian National University (ANU) was officially opened on Monday following a $5 million upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the CTLab at ANU would be an import..

Minister Simon Birmingham opens new carbon storage laboratory at Australian National University, Canberra
Minister Simon Birmingham opens new carbon storage laboratory at Australian National University, Canberra 08-Nov-2016

On Monday 7 November CO2CRC officially opened a new carbon storage research laboratory at the Australian National University (ANU). The Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham unveiled the plaque and declared "What we see here is innovative research being unde..

New carbon capture platform delivered to Otway Research Facility
New carbon capture platform delivered to Otway Research Facility 14-Oct-2016

There was a great deal of activity at the CO2CRC Otway Research Facility on 10 and 11 October 2016, when an experimental capture platform was delivered.  The $1M piece of equipment, which was manufactured to exacting specifications in Melbourne, was lowered by crane onto a strengthened concrete..

New CCSNet laboratories open at the University of Melbourne
New CCSNet laboratories open at the University of Melbourne 28-Sep-2016

On Wednesday 28 September CO2CRC and the University of Melbourne officially opened new carbon capture and storage laboratories at the University of Melbourne. The Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham was unfortunately unable to attend the event at short no..