Institute updates

On Friday 20 March the Global CCS Institute attended the Energy State of the Nation forum in Sydney. The forum was hosted by the Energy Policy Institute of Australia.

The Global CCS Institute held the 15th Japanese Study meeting on 26 February in Tokyo to provide the latest developments and expert commentary to Members on two issues: an analysis of Japanese CO2 storage sites and the upcoming UNFCCC COP21 meeting.

The Japanese Government through the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Environment (MoE), is currently examining Japan’s climate and energy policy framework, including the future role of CCS. 

On Thursday 5 February 2015, the 8th meeting of the Australia – China Joint Coordination Group on Clean Coal Technology took place in Perth, Western Australia.

The China Resources Power (Haifeng) Integrated Carbon Capture and Sequestration Demonstration Project has appointed the UK-China (Guangdong) CCUS Centre to undertake key parts of the project’s milestones including the development of a CO2 capture testing unit, investigation of offshore CO2 storage options and a community outreach strategy.

Indonesia is soon to conclude a pre-feasibility study for a CCS pilot-scale project linked to the Gundih gas field in Central Java.