Gas could be world’s top energy source

The research used the Global Energy Market model (GEM) to assess the rapid rise of natural gas use in the global energy market. /wp:paragraph –> Through this model, gas was recognised with high potential to act as a smooth transition fuel towards a low and zero-carbon economy from largescale renewable energy use in the second …
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Coal21 plans CSS investment

According to the Australian Financial Review (AFR), Mr McCallum told the AFR National Energy Summit he believes there is huge opportunity for CCS in Australia considering the numerous US black coal power stations that are already utilising the technology to produce power at approximately $70 a megawatt hour. He said the standout is the Petra …
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Safety regulations push hydrogen industry

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel spoke at the International Conference on Hydrogen Safety earlier this week to discuss the benefits of good safety regulations for the hydrogen industry’s development. As Chair of the Council of Australian Government’s Hydrogen Working Group, Dr Finkel discussed the areas of opportunity currently being examined for the National Hydrogen …
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Origin calls for solutions to energy policy

Mr Cairns made the comments during his address at the company’s Annual General Meeting, held today in Sydney. He said Origin, through CEO Frank Calabria, played a constructive role the potential establishment of a rational energy policy, most recently the NEG. “We remain resolute that Australia needs a rational energy framework that brings energy prices …
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Australians and their gas

In the 1950s, the Australian Government decided that we had to reduce our reliance on imported oil because the cost was making it difficult Read more

Green gas key to energy future: APGA

Released last year, the Decarbonising Australia’s Gas Distribution Networks report was produced by Deloitte and shows that options such as biogas, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage are not only carbon neutral but also cost competitive. “This report demonstrates that existing gas infrastructure and assets have a critical role to play in Australia’s carbon-free future, …
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Growing gas demand benefits Australia: APPEA

APPEA Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts said the IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook highlighted an enormous economic opportunity right on Australia’s doorstep. “The IEA is forecasting demand for natural gas will increase by 45 per cent by 2040, increasing its share of global energy demand from 22 per cent today to 25 per cent,” said …
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Nation’s energy needs must be considered holistically: APGA

APGA Chief Executive Officer Steve Davies said Australia’s future energy requirements could not be met by one form of energy alone, no matter how it was generated. “In the future, as it is now, we will require a mix of energy to meet all our needs,” said Mr Davies. “We need to start thinking about …
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Long-term gas market needs must be a priority: APGA

APGA CEO Steve Davies said it was tragic that, despite warnings on the looming gas supply shortage over many years, the nation had to reach the brink of a crisis to force action. “The failure to think strategically and to develop a comprehensive national energy policy has led us inexorably down this path so that …
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