CO2CRC: celebrating ten years of CCS research
02 Jul 2013
The Cooperative Research Centre forTechnologies (CO2CRC) is celebrating ten years of achievement and scientific excellence in research and development. Achievements over the past decade include Australia’s first demonstration of geological carbon storage and the development of a low cost, environmentally friendly capture technology currently being trialled at a pilot plant in Victoria. has established a network of over 150 expert CCS researchers, robust international collaborations and the CO2CRC Otway Project, a globally significant field laboratory, assets that will be invaluable for the 2015-2020 research program currently being planned. “CO2CRC has exceeded all expectations, keeping Australian scientists and engineers at the cutting edge of this important new technology” said Dr Richard Aldous, CO2CRC Chief Executive. “Since 2003 we have engaged with twenty six industry partners, eleven research partners and six government partners, the majority of which are still with us, as well as several Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and a wealth of supporting participants.