We understand our responsibility to operate in strict accordance with our emissions limits.
CS Energy reports greenhouse emissions, energy consumption, and energy production to the Australian Government under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) Scheme. Our greenhouse emissions shift slightly each year depending on coal quality, electricity output and the mix of our generation fleet in service.
The Kogan Creek and Callide C power stations are two of the newest and most efficient coal-fired power stations in the National Electricity Market. Both plants features supercritical boiler technology, which means they operate at a higher efficiency and have lower greenhouse emissions compared to many other coal-fired power stations in Australia.
For details of our annual greenhouse emissions, please refer to our annual reports or visit the Clean Energy Regulator website.
Other air emissions
CS Energy’s power stations also emit oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and sulphur dioxide (SOx), which are produced as a result of the coal combustion process.
At Kogan Creek and Callide C, we use continuous emissions monitoring equipment to provide us with real-time emissions data. These plants also feature modern fabric filter bag technology to capture 99.9 per cent of the fly ash that we produce before it is released into the air.
We report our NOx, SOx and other emissions to the National Pollutant Inventory.
Callide Oxyfuel Project
CS Energy was a joint venture partner in the Callide Oxyfuel Project, a world-leading low emissions coal demonstration project at our Callide A Power Station.
The demonstration ran successfully for more than two years (2012–2015) and made a significant contribution to the international carbon capture and storage knowledge bank.