Energy > Emission control

Reducing diesel engine emissions

31 May, 2010

The application of two-stage turbocharging technology on Wärtsilä diesel engines has been developed through close cooperation between Wärtsilä and ABB Turbo Systems. Wärtsilä is focusing on developing advanced engine technology which, with the turbocharger, is able to reach the highest possible performance and become a cost-effective commercial solution. ABB Turbo Systems is delivering the turbocharging technology with defined performance in terms of airflow, pressure ratios and efficiency.

LCpro+ portable gas exchange system

31 May, 2010

The LCpro+ is an extended CO2 range gas exchange system suitable for both plant physiology and soil science. Designed and manufactured by ADC BioScientific, the unit is now available with either a 0-2000 or 0-3000 ppm CO2 range.

Infrared cameras for greenhouse gases

28 July, 2009

FLIR has released its second-generation line of GF-Series infrared cameras, previously known as GasFindIR.

Insurance policies to support greenhouse gas mitigation technologies

20 January, 2009

Zurich has created two new insurance policies to support greenhouse gas mitigation technologies and address the unique needs of carbon capture and sequestration.

NATA accredited pyranometer calibration facility

01 January, 2009

Ecotech has extended its NATA accredited services to include calibrations of pyranometers.

Australian Coal Association website launched

14 November, 2008

A website devoted to coal, climate change and renewable energies has been launched in Australia.

Ads claim coal industry doing a lot to reduce emissions

14 November, 2008

The coal industry has launched a public campaign of full-page ads that will appear in newspapers claiming the industry is doing 'a lot' to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


Halving emissions possible by 2020, according to report

10 November, 2008

A report released by Environment Victoria shows how Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions could be more than halved by 2020.

Emissions rising faster this decade than last

26 September, 2008

The latest figures on the global carbon budget to be released in Washington and Paris indicate a four-fold increase in the growth rate of human-generated carbon dioxide emissions since 2000.

Technology creating more efficient engines

17 September, 2008 by Kylie Wilson-Field

Impulse Engine Technology, a small engineering firm located in Sydney, has recently developed two new technologies which are claimed to make all engines, old or new, more powerful, more fuel efficient and cleaner to run, whether the vehicle uses carburetion, gas, fuel injection or diesel.
In a recent interview with Sustainability Matters, managing director Alexander Chabry discusses the technology, how it works and how it could revolutionise the motor vehicle industry.

Queensland carbon capture project

09 September, 2008

In a first for Queensland, CSIRO and Tarong Energy today announced a $5 million joint pilot project to capture greenhouse gases.

Company in final acquisition negotiations

14 August, 2008

Pacific Environment Limited is in discussions with EcoVision Solutions and Commerical Energy Services about the possible acquisition of both companies.

Carbon capture milestone for CSIRO in China

01 August, 2008

Just weeks out from the Olympics, the CSIRO and its Chinese partners have launched a post-combustion capture (PCC) pilot plant in Beijing that strips carbon dioxide from power station flue gases in an effort to stem climate change.

National recognition for geosequestration project

26 May, 2008

The CO2CRC Otway Project has received national recognition from the Cooperative Research Centres Association for its innovation in science and research.The project demonstrates geosequestration, which includes the safe compression, transport and storage of carbon dioxide, the most common greenhouse gas, in the deep subsurface.

Australia in position to help reduce global GHG emission

22 May, 2008

Australia must work with rapidly developing nations, such as China, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to Victoria University’s Professor Peter Sheehan.

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