Energy > Emission control

Western Sydney on a mission to slash emissions

07 February, 2020

Nine Western Sydney councils have launched the Western Sydney Energy Program — a strategy to slash emissions and boost energy savings for a more sustainable, affordable energy future.


Battery investment critical to Paris target

20 January, 2020

Battery technologies could reduce emissions in the transport and power sectors by 30%, according to a World Economic Forum report.


500+ companies commit to reach net zero emissions by 2030

12 December, 2019

Over 500 certified B Corporations have announced they are publicly committing to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to achieve net zero by 2030.


EV charger with integrated solar works 4x faster

22 October, 2019

Australian motorists will soon be able to charge their electric vehicles (EVs) up to four times faster with the release of what is claimed to be the world's first two-in-one solar inverter and EV charger.


ABB charged with electrifying vehicles at new port

08 October, 2019

ABB has won a contract to deliver and commission integrated smart charging points for automated guided vehicles (AGV) at the new Tuas port in Singapore.


Is our road network ready for EVs?

06 September, 2019 by Jane Allman

A survey reveals that many Australians are questioning electric vehicle technology and everything that goes with it.


Battling climate change with carbon mineralisation

08 July, 2019

As governments around the world search for ways to reduce carbon outputs and slow climate change, an Australian company has developed a way to generate money from the process.


Emissions reduction commitments laid bare

11 June, 2019

A new initiative will track emissions reduction commitments made by Australian companies, governments and organisations on a single national platform.


Aussie tech digitises carbon credits in Silicon Valley

23 May, 2019

Australian tech company Power Ledger has partnered with Silicon Valley Power to trial its carbon credit reporting tool C6 at an electric vehicle charging station in California.


Researchers create carbon negative energy solution

17 April, 2019

An international research team has developed an emission-free power generation method, combining biomass and coal gasification with carbon capture and storage technology.


Budget 2019 — focus on emission reduction

03 April, 2019

The Morrison Government has delivered a pre-election 2019–20 federal Budget designed to put money in the hands of many voters but how do the sustainability initiatives stack up?


Coal-fired power stations affect rainfall patterns, says global study

13 March, 2019

An international study has revealed that modern coal-fired power stations produce more ultrafine particles (UFPs) than road traffic and can modify and redistribute rainfall patterns.


Renewables will help Australia meet Paris target early — or will they?

15 February, 2019 by Lauren Davis

Australia is installing renewable power faster than any other country, and could meet its Paris Agreement emissions reduction target five years early as a result.


Australia needs to intensify emissions reduction efforts: OECD

31 January, 2019

Australia will fall short of its 2030 emissions reduction target without a major effort to move to a low-carbon model, according to the OECD.


Streetlights in Sydney's Inner West go green

20 November, 2018

Sydney's Inner West Council will systematically replace streetlights in residential streets with new LED lights that will use less power, save money and reduce emissions.


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