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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.

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.

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.

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.

Forestry waste turned into transport fuels and chemicals

16 January, 2019

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new technique based on gasification, which offers a sustainable way to turn forest industry by-products into transport fuels and chemicals.

Australian Waste to Energy Forum coming to Ballarat

15 January, 2019

Hosted by the Australian Industrial Ecology Network, the fourth annual Australian Waste to Energy Forum will take place from 19–21 February 2019 in Ballarat, Victoria.

Energy storage system to be piloted at SA wastewater plant

12 December, 2018

A molten silicon energy storage system developed by South Australian innovator 1414 Degrees is about to undergo a commercial pilot.

Pernod Ricard Winemakers commits to 100% renewable energy

30 November, 2018

To reach 100% renewable electricity, Pernod Ricard Winemakers has signed a 10-year virtual generation agreement (VGA) with wholesale electricity retailer Flow Power.

ABB Ability TXpert Dry dry-type digital transformer

19 November, 2018

ABB has launched a dry-type (oil-free) digital transformer, the ABB Ability TXpert Dry. Due to its dry-type design, digitalisation and little or zero maintenance, the transformer offers safety and data security, with plenty of uptime and optimised operations.

Fonterra milk processing plant now co-firing on wood

19 November, 2018

A newly converted boiler will slash the amount of coal used by Fonterra's Brightwater plant and cut carbon emissions at the site by around 2400 tonnes a year.

More ultrarapid EV charging stations announced for Victoria

26 October, 2018

Victorian Minister for Energy Lily D'Ambrosio has opened Australia's first ultrarapid electric vehicle charging site — and at the same time announced funding for five more stations.

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