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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.


$300m to advance hydrogen industry

08 May, 2020

The Australian Government has issued a mandate that will see $300 million invested in Australia's hydrogen industry via the Advancing Hydrogen Fund.


Call for input on ARENA Bioenergy Roadmap

30 April, 2020

The roadmap will help to inform investment and policy decisions in the bioenergy sector and will provide valuable input into the federal government's Technology Investment Roadmap.


City of Newcastle embraces renewable energy future

27 April, 2020

The City of Newcastle is reinventing itself as a renewable energy powerhouse, with the local council driving the community's clean energy uptake.


Coronavirus impact spreads to China's battery sector

09 April, 2020

GlobalData reveals that COVID-19 will affect the green energy sector, impacting renewable energy sources, battery energy storage, electric vehicles, and renewable heating and cooling.


Tokyo researchers produce better, safer battery

31 March, 2020

University of Tokyo researchers have found a way to improve the performance and safety of lithium-ion batteries.


Energising Australia

27 March, 2020

Standards Australia has entered the international conversation on renewable ocean energy by setting up a committee to discuss this energy source.


New dates for Smart Energy 2020

17 March, 2020

The 58th Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition in Sydney will now take place on 29–30 September due to the potential impact of COVID-19.


Powering electronics with waste heat

17 February, 2020

Researchers have combined thermocell technology with a matched phase transition material, increasing the ability to harvest waste heat to power electronics.


Australian Hydrogen Council welcomes GHD to the fold

06 February, 2020

The AHC has welcomed GHD as a Corporate Member to help build a hydrogen-based energy future for Australia.


ARENA needs urgent funding extension

29 January, 2020

An Australia Institute report says ARENA needs an urgent funding extension to maintain its critical role in improving energy reliability and reducing costs as the nation shifts to low-carbon sources.


Smart energy on show in 2020

24 January, 2020

The Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition trade event for solar, storage and energy management is being held from 7–8 April 2020 at the ICC, Sydney.


Ballarat prepares for Australian Waste to Energy Forum

24 January, 2020

The forum is a chance for the waste-to-energy industry to address waste hierarchy fundamentals and changing perceptions about WtE facilities and their role within an integrated waste management strategy.


Potassium's potential in rechargable batteries

21 January, 2020

A research team from Tokyo University of Science has found that, compared with lithium rechargeable batteries, potassium-driven batteries show promise as a low-cost, more sustainable option.


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