Energy > Alternative Fuels

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.


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.


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.


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).


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.


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.


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