Energy > Alternative Fuels

Brisbane's Tritium to build 100 EV charging sites across Europe

05 July, 2018

Tritium has been chosen as technology partner for the construction of 100 high-power charging sites across Germany, France, UK, Norway and Sweden.


Hydrogen innovation hub to be built in WA

03 July, 2018

ARENA has announced $1.5 million to fund Australia's first green hydrogen innovation hub at Jandakot, a southern suburb of Perth.


Tidal energy trial at the Port of Gladstone

27 June, 2018

The project will investigate how tidal energy can contribute to Australia's energy mix by producing clean, predictable renewable energy.


Australian EV market predicted to boom

26 June, 2018

Electric vehicles (EVs) could represent 90% of all cars and light commercial vehicles on Australian roads by 2050.


Off-grid avocado farm wins The smarter E Award

25 June, 2018

Tesvolt and Unlimited Energy have been awarded for their work on a Western Australian avocado farm that has operated on battery power alone for the last 660 days.


Hydropower feasibility study supported by ARENA

21 June, 2018

ARENA has announced up to $2.5m in funding for Hydro Tasmania to complete final feasibility analysis into the proposed redevelopment of the Tarraleah hydropower scheme.


Online platform maps Australia's biomass hotspots

19 June, 2018

Businesses and investors now have access to a data-rich platform that maps out Australia's biomass hotspots.


Smart flooring could revolutionise urban environments

14 June, 2018 by Desmond Hinton-Beales

An innovative power and data generation technology built on the durability of steel is changing the way our urban environments consider pedestrian foot traffic.


Canola oil processing powered by bioenergy

13 June, 2018

ARENA has announced $2 million in funding to help an Australian oilseed crushing, refining and packaging company make the switch to bioenergy.


Regional councils gather to accelerate EV uptake

31 May, 2018

Regional mayors recently rallied together at the famous Mount Panorama racetrack in Bathurst to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs).


EV fast charger unveiled at PAK'nSAVE Queenstown

29 May, 2018

The fast charger is conveniently located for customers to top up their electric vehicles while they do their grocery shopping.


Anaerobic digestion provides major savings for malt producer

17 May, 2018

Since 2016 Muntons has operated a closed-loop system which turns liquid malt waste into a high-quality biofertiliser at its production plant in Suffolk, England.


Dairy factory upgrades coal boiler to burn biomass

02 May, 2018

The coal boiler at Fonterra's Brightwater dairy factory is about to get an upgrade, adding capacity to burn wood biomass to generate steam.


ABB Terra High Power fast electric vehicle charger

27 April, 2018

ABB has launched its latest EV charging solution, the Terra High Power (Terra HP). By operating at powers of up to 350 kW, the charger is said to add up to 200 km of range to an electric vehicle in 8 min.


Cranes powered by cooking oil

18 April, 2018

A major Australian construction project has cut carbon emissions by 100 tonnes thanks to the use of a fuel blend made up of 20% biodiesel — mainly consisting of cooking oil.


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