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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.


Ultrarapid EV charging stations to link Australian cities

22 October, 2018

Start-up company Chargefox will soon commence building Australia's largest open, ultrarapid network of charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs).


Southern Green Gas and APA to develop renewable methane

18 October, 2018

Southern Green Gas has entered into a joint development agreement with APA Group, which will see the parties work together on renewable methane projects.


Alternative fuel system for cement plant

18 October, 2018

Boral Cement has installed an alternative fuel system to power its cement plant in Berrima, NSW.


Household waste is set to generate energy in WA

18 October, 2018

A large-scale energy-from-waste project is expected to divert 400,000 tonnes of household and industrial waste from landfill each year and power up to 50,000 homes.


ABB showcases solar and EV portfolio at All-Energy Australia

03 October, 2018

Technology company ABB is displaying its extensive solar and electric vehicle charging portfolio at this year's All-Energy Australia event.


Nanocrystals convert solar energy into hydrogen

27 September, 2018

Australian researchers are using tiny nanocrystals as highly efficient catalysts to generate solar energy for the production of clean fuels such as hydrogen.


Distributed energy opportunities in the property sector

13 September, 2018

'Distributed energy in the property sector — today's opportunities' looks at a broad range of technologies and indicates that are best suited to different property types.


Delta, Nissan and CSIRO collaborate on EV charging research

03 September, 2018

Delta Energy Systems has received a $210,000 grant from the Victorian Government for an 18-month research project on EV charging.


Blueprint for a competitive hydrogen industry released

30 August, 2018

The National Hydrogen Roadmap sets out a path to develop the action and investment plans required to realise the full benefits of a hydrogen economy.


Sawmill residue could be turned into renewable diesel

28 August, 2018

A proposed biorefinery at the Boral Timber Hardwood Sawmill could convert up to 50,000 tonnes of sawmill residue produced each year into renewable diesel and bitumen.


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