CSIRO and partners to test Direct Injection Carbon Engine to reduce brown coal emissions by up to 50%
Green Car Congress
APRIL 28, 2014
CSIRO notes that the idea of using a coal engine to generate electricity is not new; it was successfully investigated in the US some 20 years ago for use in diesel locomotives before development was terminated by persistently low oil prices. Australia has the second largest brown coal resource in the world but current utilisation technologies are carbon intensive so we need to implement cleaner and more efficient ways to generate energy from coal.