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The sustainability sector's thoughts on a 'future made in Australia'

15 April, 2024 by Carolyn Jackson

Hear thoughts from leaders in heavy manufacturing and climate tech, regional areas and cities as well as research and development sectors.

Dirty dancing across a new energy landscape

10 April, 2024 by Lisa Zembrodt

The real-time balancing of electricity generation (supply) and demand is like a dynamic dance and if the two dancers are not in sync, the electricity system could tumble.

A more sustainable alternative to lithium-ion batteries

12 February, 2024

As the search for alternative battery technologies continues, a project called 4NiB in Germany has its sights set on developing a sustainable energy storage system.

ControlAir Electro-Pneumatic Pressure Regulators

06 February, 2024

ControlAir's Electro-Pneumatic Pressure Regulators are devices that combine electrical control with pneumatic pressure regulation.

Ocean energy tech deployed off Fremantle coast

23 January, 2024

As industries look to replace diesel and commit to net zero pathways, the opportunity to access novel oceanic renewable energy sources like wave energy could provide a solution.

Hydropower: redefining the renewable energy landscape

21 December, 2023

SMEC is advancing hydropower projects globally by utilising innovative designs and technologies that emphasise environmental sustainability, enabling the harnessing of renewable energy from flowing water, redefining the renewable energy landscape.

Construction commences on Latrobe Valley battery project

07 December, 2023

Construction has commenced on the Latrobe Valley Battery Energy Storage System project, with Lily D'Ambrosio in attendance at an event onsite.

Ausgrid steps closer to net zero using 'blue gas' switchgear

06 December, 2023

Ausgrid is using Siemens' blue gas insulated (GIS) medium-voltage switchgear, which uses carbon-neutral air instead of greenhouse gas SF6.

Overcoming the roadblocks for Australia's renewable energy drive

04 December, 2023

More than 110 countries are striving to achieve net zero emissions in alignment with The Paris Agreement, yet Australia currently lacks a well-defined strategy for renewable energy.

Researchers develop new cooling mechanism for refrigeration

23 November, 2023

Despite a century of advancements, existing refrigeration systems, relying on vapour compression, have hit their thermodynamic threshold.

Renewable hydrogen pathway to clean energy in Australia

06 November, 2023

The Australian Hydrogen Centre has shown how renewable hydrogen could provide a viable path for our clean energy transition by using existing infrastructure.

$5.2m energy transition hub launched in Australia

03 November, 2023

Siemens and Swinburne University of Technology have launched an advanced future Energy Transition Hub at the university's Hawthorn campus in Melbourne.

Cracking into sustainable energy storage market

20 October, 2023

Chicken eggshells may be the answer to developing safer, sustainable and cost-effective rechargeable battery storage systems, according to new research.

Energy-from-waste potential in Australia's energy transition

20 October, 2023 by Gayle Sloan, Chief Executive Officer, Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia

With all the discussion about energy transition and the need to move away from coal and gas, there is one area that is conspicuously absent from all the talk in Australia — energy from waste (EfW).

Decarbonising Victoria's energy future

04 October, 2023

Dr Jonathan Spear shares the vision for decarbonising Victoria's energy future at the All-Energy Australia conference in Melbourne this month.

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