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The COAL21 Fund is the cornerstone of the Australian coal industry’s investment in the research and demonstration of low-emissions coal technologies, including carbon capture and storage (CCS).

For Australia to meet its global emissions reduction commitment while ensuring a stable electricity supply, it will require the use of coal with CCS.

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A proven technology

Carbon capture and storage is a proven and reliable technology that has been in use for more than 40 years. There are currently 21 large-scale CCS facilities in operation or under construction globally, including facilities in China, the United States, Japan and Europe.

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Database of CCS facilities

The Global CCS Institute is an international member-led organisation whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of CCS as an imperative technology to tackle climate change and provide energy security. The Institute maintains a database of large-scale CCS facilities across the globe. Visit the database