Energy

Heliostat technology shifts sunlight to the streets below

17 September, 2021

The striking-looking crowning structure on this Rhodes building is much more than an architectural feature...


Some electric vehicles are greener than others, study finds

14 September, 2021

Research evaluating electric vehicles on energy consumption and overall emissions has found that battery electric vehicles performed best in Australia and New Zealand.


A spoonful of sugar for long-lasting lithium–sulfur batteries

14 September, 2021

Researchers have managed to stabilise lithium–sulfur battery technology by simply using a glucose-based additive on the positive electrode.


Qld's full-size electric bus powered by 100% solar

10 September, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The bus is 100% powered by 'harvested' solar energy from 250 solar panels, designed to capture more than 159,000 kWh of local sunshine at Transdev's Capalaba depot each year.


Program to help councils supercharge climate action

10 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Ironbark Sustainability

A pilot program has been designed to help local governments determine high-impact solutions for reducing emissions in their local area.


Hot Queensland sun helps to brew ice-cold beers

09 September, 2021

Yatala brewery is making beer with the Queensland sun after the installation of what is believed to be the biggest solar project at any brewery in the country.


Australia must reach net zero emissions: ATSE

06 September, 2021

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, Australia must reach net zero emissions by 2050 at the very latest and set ambitious interim emissions targets for 2030.


Fleet charging infrastructure has become a new revenue frontier

03 September, 2021 by Sean Stove, Transport Segment Lead* | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Selling spare EV charging station capacity as a service itself offers a range of applications.


Victoria's zoos now powered by 100% renewable energy

02 September, 2021

Healesville Sanctuary is powered by the Crowlands Wind Farm near Ararat, while Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo use 100% GreenPower.


REC Group REC N-Peak solar panel

02 September, 2021 | Supplied by: REC Group

REC Group launches its second generation N-Peak solar panel.


ystral Batt-TDS series of powder dispersing systems

02 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Ystral GmbH

ystral has launched the Batt-TDS series of powder dispersing systems which is designed to help accelerate lithium-ion battery development and slurry production.


BlackRock Real Assets invests in EV charging provider JOLT

27 August, 2021

BlackRock Real Assets has acquired an equity stake in JOLT Charge, an Australian electric vehicle charging provider.


Minimising energy loss in Li-ion batteries

26 August, 2021

Korean researchers have found a way to prevent the initial loss of lithium ions in supposedly fully charged batteries.


Monash releases resources to support Victorian microgrids

26 August, 2021

Monash University has developed a suite of interactive resources that will support the implementation of microgrids in various settings in Victoria.


NSW tops EVC's 2021 electric vehicles policy ratings

25 August, 2021

NSW has topped the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) policy scorecard ratings for the first time with a rating of 9/10.


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