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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.

Corporate PPAs driving renewables

22 November, 2019

A Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A) report reveals that 70 leading Australian organisations have switched to renewable energy in the past two years.

Federal support for Australia's future bioeconomy

13 November, 2019

Bioenergy Australia has welcomed the government's commitment to develop a roadmap to boost Australia's bioenergy sector.

Grid Reliability Fund — a billion-dollar boost or bluff?

04 November, 2019

The government has announced a $1 billion Grid Reliability Fund, but some have concerns about the Underwriting New Generation Investments (UNGI) program.

Croissant inspires renewable energy solution

29 October, 2019

Croissant making has inspired a research team from Queen Mary University of London to solve a sustainable energy problem.

South Australian hotel redevelopment with electrical efficiency

01 October, 2019

The Hurley Hotel Group's $20 million redevelopment of the Marion Hotel installed an electrical solution that was energy efficient and easy to use.

Energy industry gets a look at Monash microgrid

19 September, 2019

Monash University is showcasing its energy microgrid to the energy industry to demonstrate how a 100% renewable-powered city can operate.

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