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Agave's biofuel potential

03 April, 2020

Could the agave plant hold the key to sustainable biofuel production in Australia?

Using smelly fruit to charge your phone

12 March, 2020

A new method that involves converting durian and jackfruit waste into supercapacitors that can charge mobile phones has just been developed.

$243K for renewable hydrogen study

09 January, 2020

WA's Renewable Hydrogen Fund has awarded $243,000 to EDL's study to produce hydrogen from renewable energy sources.

Cheaper hydrogen energy created from water

16 December, 2019

A team of researchers has demonstrated a sustainable, more cost-effective way of creating hydrogen, publishing results in Nature Communications.

Creating the right energy mix for small communities

13 December, 2019

Representatives of smaller communities are overwhelmed by a huge amount of information regarding emerging energy technologies, which tends to exacerbate existing uncertainty.

NERA to lead new Hydrogen Industry Cluster

25 November, 2019

The Hydrogen Industry Cluster is set to drive crucial collaboration across the emerging hydrogen value chain, building the scale and capabilities of existing industry start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs.

Awards shine spotlight on bioenergy innovators

15 November, 2019

This year's Bioenergy Innovation Awards celebrated the industry's innovators at the State Library of Queensland in Brisbane as part of the Bioenergy Strong 2019 two-day conference.

Wingfield celebrates 1m tonnes of alternative fuel

07 November, 2019

SUEZ-ResourceCo's Wingfield facility is celebrating the production of 1 million tonnes of alternative fuel, a process that has diverted more than 2 million tonnes of waste from landfill.

Event strives to propel Australia's bioeconomy

15 October, 2019

Bioenergy Australia invites stakeholders in waste and circular economy policy leadership, waste management, financing and project development to Bioenergy STRONG 2019.

Fuel cell vehicles on the global agenda

08 August, 2019

The international hydrogen and fuel cell industry will meet at the f-cell trade event to discuss the future of fuel cell technology.

Vic biodiesel refinery back in business

18 July, 2019

Barnawartha biodiesel plant in north-east Victoria has restarted operations, commencing production of low-carbon renewable biofuels B5, B20 and B100.

HRS Heat Exchangers Biogas Dehumidification System

19 March, 2019

The Biogas Dehumidification System (BDS) from HRS Heat Exchangers removes water from biogas, protecting combined heat and power (CHP) engines from corrosion and cavitation.

Compressed air energy storage in an old zinc mine

11 February, 2019

Hydrostor Australia has been awarded $9 million in funding for what is claimed to be Australia's first energy storage project using compressed air.

Port Lincoln hydrogen plant confirms generator supplier

11 February, 2019 by Jim Plouffe

Baker Hughes NovaLT gas turbine generators will be installed at H2U's South Australian Renewable Hydrogen and Ammonia Supply Chain Demonstrator in Port Lincoln.

The case for green buildings in health care

31 January, 2019

The Australian and New Zealand green building councils have revealed the triple bottom line benefits of green-certified health facilities.

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