Energy

Solar heating enhances air quality in schools

24 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Solair

A Massey University construction professor was recognised at the 2016 New Zealand Institute of Building Awards for her work on a solar heating project in New Zealand schools.


Solar power for the aged-care sector

22 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Perdaman Advanced Energy

With Perth's aged-care industry rapidly growing, energy consultancy Perdaman Advanced Energy (PAE) is helping the sector to become more financially and environmentally sustainable.


Energy storage could meet Australia's electricity demands

21 February, 2017 by

The Senate Select Committee into the Resilience of Electricity Infrastructure in a Warming World has discussed the challenges currently being faced by Australia's electricity grid.


Change your energy, charge your life

20 February, 2017 by Jamie Allen, Business Manager, Australia and Pacific at LG Chem | Supplied by: LG Chem Energy Solution Company

Difficult times call for different measures; for sustainable actions. Jamie Allen, Business Manager, Australia and Pacific at LG Chem, explains how home owners and businesses have the option to take back control of their energy use and go partially off-grid.


The SA blackout: the findings are in

17 February, 2017 by

A report into the South Australian blackout on 8 February has been released by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).


CSIRO and Ecocentric partner on electrical fingerprinting technology

16 February, 2017 by

Ecocentric has finalised a licensing and research agreement with CSIRO, enabling the start-up company to further develop a system that recognises the electrical 'fingerprint' of individual appliances to increase energy efficiency.


Further funding support for Ecoult's UltraBattery

15 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Ecoult

Energy storage company Ecoult has secured new funding support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to enhance and fully commercialise its UltraBattery technology.


Ecoult brings energy storage to India

14 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Ecoult

Energy storage business Ecoult has been selected by the Institute for Transformative Technologies (ITT) to help bring low-emissions power and energy storage to remote communities in India.


A look into the future for renewables

13 February, 2017 by

The latest report from Lloyd's Register sought the opinions of leaders across the renewables sector, as well as the views of almost 600 professionals and experts around the world, in an attempt to learn which low-carbon technologies will have the most impact in the future.


LED street lighting would reduce costs, kilowatts and blackouts

10 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: IPWEA

With the government currently clambering to reduce power consumption in the wake of the heatwave currently sweeping across Australia, the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia has recommended a long-term, energy-saving strategy that it says would be extremely effective: replacing all Australian streetlights with LED technology.


Three solar projects approved for regional NSW

09 February, 2017 by

Solar projects located in Dubbo, Parkes and Griffith are among the first of 12 approved grant applications to reach financial close as part of ARENA's large-scale solar program.


CEFC supports new solar farm and renewable energy fund

08 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Clean Energy Finance Corporation

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has announced a $20 million investment in the Ross River Solar Farm as well as a $75 million cornerstone commitment to a specialist renewable energy fund.


Broadspectrum and MPower form large-scale solar consortium

07 February, 2017 by

Asset management company Broadspectrum has partnered with MPower, a provider of distributed power products, in the formation of a consortium to target large-scale solar projects in Australia.


From coal to biomass: converting a power plant

07 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Britain's EPH Lynemouth Power has awarded Emerson a contract to help convert the 44-year-old coal-fired Lynemouth Power Station to a biomass-fuelled power plant.


The changing face of the average solar consumer

07 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: QUT

Researchers from QUT have laid to rest any prevailing stereotypes that solar PV systems are reserved for high-income, inner-city green voters.


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