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Aus helps develop US next-gen solar thermal technology

29 March, 2021

The US Government is funding a pilot-scale testing facility to demonstrate a next-generation concentrated solar thermal technology that Australia helped develop.


Monash researchers use microalgae to make clean hydrogen

17 February, 2021

An international research team has used microalgae to produce hydrogen and methane with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.


Study investigates Australian–German hydrogen supply chain

08 January, 2021

Scimita Ventures is a key partner in a study investigating the feasibility of an Australian–German supply chain for hydrogen produced from renewable energy.


$4.5m to drive Monash Uni sustainable energy initiatives

15 December, 2020

More than $4.5m in funding has been granted for two Monash University-led projects that will drive the global transition to a sustainable energy future.


Landmark investment for Snowy 2.0 grid project

30 November, 2020

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has committed $125 million to help finance the development of grid infrastructure critical to the delivery of the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro project.


Green gas project to power 6000+ NSW homes

24 November, 2020

A biomethane-to-gas project will see thousands of Sydney homes and businesses using renewable green gas for cooking, heating and hot water.


WA renewable power projects switch on for summer

16 October, 2020

Three major wind and solar farm projects in Western Australia have connected to the Western Power grid.


SA tenants to benefit from Tesla virtual power plant

08 September, 2020

ARENA will provide $8.2 million in funding to Tesla Motors Australia to deploy residential battery and rooftop solar systems at 3000 properties across Adelaide.


A range of innovative solutions for mitigating harmonics

01 September, 2020

'Harmonics' refers to deviations from the desired model sinusoidal AC line voltage and the current waveforms.


Why Is LPG energy great for rural households?

24 August, 2020

There are many advantages of signing up for LPG at your rural property, Elgas explains.


Grid project set to secure Alice Springs' energy future

17 August, 2020

The Alice Springs Future Grid Project will focus on addressing barriers to further renewable energy penetration in the local electricity network.


Battery breakthrough for electric transport

22 July, 2020

Researchers have designed a new class of solid electrolytes that could facilitate the wider electrification of transportation, including electric aircraft and long-range electric cars.


Private community energy network for Qld town centre

15 June, 2020

Ripley Town Centre in south-east Queensland will run on a private community energy network.


Could wastewater play a key role in accelerating Australia's hydrogen industry?

11 June, 2020

A paper has investigated the potential of a hydrogen industry supported by co-located hydrogen production at wastewater treatment plants.


Diamond nanothreads could be used to store energy

22 May, 2020

A carbon nanostructure made from diamond nanothreads could one day be used for mechanical energy storage, wearable technologies and biomedical applications.


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