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KELLER-Druck hydrogen pressure sensor

02 May, 2022

These pressure transmitters use piezoresistive technology and feature a gold-plated diaphragm to enable sensitivity of measurements.

Underground hydrogen storage study launched

29 April, 2022

Research has been launched to assess the possibility of storing more hydrogen than is currently possible with surface-based technology.

Trailblazing sustainable energy project

22 April, 2022

Universities and industry will be working together to build commercialisation in Australia's critical mineral supply chain that can support emerging technologies such as EVs.

Logging leftovers could be used for sustainable biofuel

16 March, 2022

The tops of trees and the wood left behind after logging at pine farms could be used as a biofuel to reduce carbon emissions, researchers have found.

Bacteria turns carbon waste into chemicals for fuels, fabric

25 February, 2022

International researchers have selected, engineered and optimised a bacteria strain to break down waste carbon dioxide (CO2) and convert it into acetone and isopropanol (IPA).

EV boom: sales triple to 24K; market share jumps to 2.39%

01 February, 2022

Sales of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) more than tripled from 6900 in 2020 to 24,078 in 2021, according to the figures released by the Electric Vehicle Council.

BOC and Foton Mobility partner to speed up hydrogen bus development

13 January, 2022

Gas and engineering company BOC, a subsidiary of Linde plc, and Foton Mobility have partnered to develop the hydrogen bus sector in Australia and New Zealand.

Bean plant roots turned into energy storage devices

11 November, 2021

Sweden-based researchers have used a special solution to turn plant roots into energy storage devices.

NSW Hydrogen Strategy welcomed by industry

15 October, 2021 by Lauren Davis

Premier Dominic Perrottet says the NSW Hydrogen Strategy will help the state drive deep decarbonisation and establish itself as an energy and economic superpower.

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.

Researchers produce 'green' ammonia

27 January, 2021

Chemical engineers have made 'green' ammonia from air, water and renewable electricity, without the high temperatures, high pressure and huge infrastructure currently needed to produce it.

University of Sydney engineers devise water-to-hydrogen tech

02 December, 2020

Researchers from the University of Sydney have devised a method to efficiently convert water into hydrogen, making strides in its development as a clean energy store for fuel cells.

The ultra-efficient catalyst that makes simple work of waste to biodiesel

29 October, 2020

A research team led by RMIT University has developed an efficient, low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel.

Using solar and air to create green hydrogen

24 September, 2020

Low-cost green hydrogen has been manufactured using a combination of solar energy and water harvested from air.

Why the government's gas plan could be 'on the nose'

17 September, 2020 by Amy Steed

Although the manufacturing industry has thrown its support behind the federal government's new Gas Recovery Plan, some experts have criticised the move.

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