Centre for Energy Technology

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We liaise with industry partners and build research teams to develop innovative solutions for sustainable fuels, minerals processing and power.

HILT CRC proposal


Companies are invited to partner in the Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC) to expedite the decarbonisation of Australia’s heavy industrial processes and produce materials vital to the local and global economies at lower costs and in more sustainable ways.

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Adelaide hosts successful forum on Hydrogen Production Technologies

The HyPT-2 Forum was held virtually, as 6 webinars over 3 days, running from September 14-16, 2021. The keynote speakers and panellists were drawn from nine countries around the world, 28 of the 38 speakers from a range of industry and research settings were from overseas, from countries such as the US, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, Israel and Japan, the remaining 10 speakers from Australia, were drawn from across the country.

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Experts focus on hydrogen production tech

Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the latest technology and developments in the hydrogen sphere at a virtual international forum convened by the University of Adelaide this week (14-16 September). Full details and registration for the HyPT-2 Forum are available at https://www.adelaide.edu.au/cet/seminars-events/hypt

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Register today for the HyPT-2 Forum

Join us at the Second International Forum on Hydrogen Production Technologies (HyPT-2). This virtual event held September 14-16, 2021 (ACST) will bring together leading thinkers in industry and research to discuss the merits of alternative CO2-free hydrogen technologies. More information and registration at https://www.adelaide.edu.au/cet/seminars-events/hypt

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CET researchers to consult on IEA report

Dr Alfonso Chinnici and Prof Gus Nathan were selected by the International Energy Agency (IEA, Paris) to collaborate as consulting international analysts on an upcoming IEA report looking at the role of low-carbon fuels, particularly hydrogen and ammonia, for clean power generation.



HILT CRC is announced

Australia's leading companies in the heavy industrial sector will embark on a program that will enable a step-change in the rate at which they transition toward zero net-carbon emissions through the Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC)



Pathways clear for decarbonising heavy industry

The production of green steel will be a critical step to enable the world’s heavy industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and Australia is well placed to be an important player in this space.


HiTeMP Forum

The High Temperature Minerals Processing (HiTeMP) Forum. Preparing for an energy and carbon-constrained future, this forum brings together companies, researchers, investors and policy makers to scope further action on decarbonising the mineral processing sector. Download the HiTeMP-2 Outlook Report and pre-register for HiTeMP-3, 4-6 April, 2022.

International Sooting Flame Workshop

A biennial forum for researchers to develop improved predictive capability of soot in flames of practical relevance through international collaboration between experimentalists and modellers.