Energy > Alternative Fuels

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.


Scania signs MOUs with alternative fuel providers

13 August, 2018

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania Australia has signed memoranda of understanding with Wilmar Bioethanol Australia, Ecotech Biodiesel and the NGV Group.


Waste-to-fuel plant opens in Western Sydney

01 August, 2018

Said to be the largest of its kind in Australia, Wetherill Park's new resource recovery facility will transform non-recyclable waste into processed engineering fuel (PEF).


Pilot project to turn biosolids into crude oil

27 July, 2018

Southern Oil has partnered with Melbourne Water in a project to build a demonstration-scale hydrothermal liquefaction reactor that will treat up to 1 million biosolids per annum.


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.


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