The project by South Australian company Santos to capture and safely store carbon dioxide deep underground as the Cooper Basin oil and gas reservoirs reached the end of their useful life had the potential to store up to 20 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per annum and up to one billion tones over its lifetime, South Australia’s Senator Simon Birmingham said in the Commonwealth Senate on 20 September 2007.
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Posted by gmarkets on 10 October, 2007
Howard ignores explicit advice of hand-picked task group on power gen; wind has cost advantage, therefore soaks up most of energy subsidy plan
Posted by gmarkets on 4 October, 2007
A 2004 government estimate that encouraging 10 per cent of power generation by 2020 to come from clean energy sources would cost $23 billion has been either ignored or quietly put to one side, according to an editorial in The Australian (25/9/2007, p.15). Read the rest of this entry »