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From sugar to aviation fuel: fast-tracking the conversion

19 January, 2023

Researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ) have found a way to convert sugarcane into a building block for aviation fuel and other products.


Veolia's nationwide green energy project launched

19 December, 2022

Veolia has launched a nationwide decarbonisation project across its Australian operation to reach ecological transformation and support its net zero ambition.


Waste-to-energy system to launch in Brisbane

03 August, 2022

The platform from Finn Biogas will take food waste and produce power and a fertiliser substitute.


Black & Veatch joins Australian Hydrogen Council

29 July, 2022

Black & Veatch has joined the Australian Hydrogen Council, the peak body for the hydrogen industry in Australia.


Hydrogen hubs — all eyes on Australia

06 July, 2022 by Malcolm Rushin, Australian Future Energy Leader, and Kylee Unwin, Global Strategy & Markets Leader, at GHD

The lessons we can take from Australia to accelerate the development of hydrogen hubs globally.


KELLER-Druck hydrogen pressure sensor

02 May, 2022

These pressure transmitters use piezoresistive technology and feature a gold-plated diaphragm to enable sensitivity of measurements.


Underground hydrogen storage study launched

29 April, 2022

Research has been launched to assess the possibility of storing more hydrogen than is currently possible with surface-based technology.


Trailblazing sustainable energy project

22 April, 2022

Universities and industry will be working together to build commercialisation in Australia's critical mineral supply chain that can support emerging technologies such as EVs.


Logging leftovers could be used for sustainable biofuel

16 March, 2022

The tops of trees and the wood left behind after logging at pine farms could be used as a biofuel to reduce carbon emissions, researchers have found.


Bacteria turns carbon waste into chemicals for fuels, fabric

25 February, 2022

International researchers have selected, engineered and optimised a bacteria strain to break down waste carbon dioxide (CO2) and convert it into acetone and isopropanol (IPA).


EV boom: sales triple to 24K; market share jumps to 2.39%

01 February, 2022

Sales of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) more than tripled from 6900 in 2020 to 24,078 in 2021, according to the figures released by the Electric Vehicle Council.


BOC and Foton Mobility partner to speed up hydrogen bus development

13 January, 2022

Gas and engineering company BOC, a subsidiary of Linde plc, and Foton Mobility have partnered to develop the hydrogen bus sector in Australia and New Zealand.


Bean plant roots turned into energy storage devices

11 November, 2021

Sweden-based researchers have used a special solution to turn plant roots into energy storage devices.


NSW Hydrogen Strategy welcomed by industry

15 October, 2021 by Lauren Davis

Premier Dominic Perrottet says the NSW Hydrogen Strategy will help the state drive deep decarbonisation and establish itself as an energy and economic superpower.


BlackRock Real Assets invests in EV charging provider JOLT

27 August, 2021

BlackRock Real Assets has acquired an equity stake in JOLT Charge, an Australian electric vehicle charging provider.


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