$5 million ensures continuation of Otway Project

(Sep 15 2014) The Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) has welcomed the announcement by Victoria’s Ministry for Energy and Resources of an additional $5 million for research in CO2 storage at the Otway site.


Rushlight Awards 2014-15 - open for entries

(Sep 14 2014) Entries for the clean technology awards close on 31 December 2014.


CarbonKids book can help children understand CCS

(Sep 08 2014) A book created by Western Australian primary school students will help children around the world better understand greenhouse gases and the process of carbon capture and storage.


Geoscience Australia testing CO2 monitoring techniques

(Sep 08 2014) A controlled release facility, hosted at the CSIRO's Ginninderra Experimental Station in north Canberra, is designed to simulate surface emissions of greenhouse gases.


UK study finds CCS struggling to be heard

(Sep 08 2014) Awareness of carbon capture and storage technology remains “persistently low” amongst the British public whereas knowledge of fracking is high and growing, according to a recent survey conducted by Cambridge University on behalf ...


New Australian labs for CCS research

(Sep 01 2014) An $18 million CO2CRC–University of Melbourne contract for new laboratories, plant and equipment will be used in a range of CCS activities over the next five years.


FuelCell Energy project moves to phase three

(Sep 01 2014) FuelCell Energy has received $1.2 million to continue into phase three of the project.


University of Wyoming paper calls for more carbon capture research

(Aug 27 2014) Federal efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions must involve increased investment in research and development of carbon capture and storage technologies, according to a new paper published by the University of Wyoming’s School...


Brown Coal Innovation Australia funds carbon capture pilot

(Aug 26 2014) Brown Coal Innovation Australia (BCIA) has awarded funding to a research and development project in Victoria, Australia.


Linde and Solidia Technologies work on using CO2 for concrete production

(Aug 18 2014) The U.S. start-up Solidia Technologies has signed a partnership agreement with The Linde Group to industrialize an innovative technology that could reduce the environmental footprint of pre-cast concrete.


UK publishes outline for next phase of CCS

(Aug 10 2014) The UK Government has published a scoping document that seeks views on a possible Phase 2 of CCS deployment.


gCCS system modelling technology used for Shell Peterhead project

(Aug 10 2014) Shell Peterhead CCS project will be the first commercial UK user of PSE's gCCS systems modelling environment for whole-chain CCS design and operation.


U.S. DOE selects CO2 storage projects for funding

(Aug 10 2014) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide.


National Grid awards contract for CO2 pipeline

(Jul 31 2014) National Grid Carbon Limited (NGC) has awarded the Front End Engineering and Design contract for its carbon capture and storage pipeline to oil and gas engineering specialists Genesis.


Inventys raises funds from major investors

(Jul 31 2014) Inventys Thermal Technologies closes financing from Chevron Technology Ventures, Mitsui, Roda Group & Chrysalix to advance its carbon capture technology.



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Issue 40 - July-Aug 2014

CCS in Australia - CarbonNet full-chain CCShub project - Updates from Otway and Callide projects - Funding for the CCS Flagships Program - Demonstrating CCS capture from industrial sources in the UK - CCS in the Netherlands and the future of ROAD - O.....


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