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Hydro storage plant proposed for disused mine

18 December, 2015

Genex Power has proposed the construction of a 330 MW pumped storage hydroelectric power plant at the disused Kidston Gold Mine in North Queensland.

Efficient energy from gravity

09 December, 2015

Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars has developed a method to generate free energy in a sustainable way at home. The patent-pending technique, whereby energy is released by perpetually unbalancing a weight, offers an alternative to solar and wind technology.

Corporate Renewable PPAs on the rise

08 December, 2015

The market for the corporate renewable energy power purchase agreement is on the rise according to a global report by Baker & McKenzie.

Energy storage system based on sand

18 November, 2015

Latent Heat Storage has developed a low-cost thermal energy storage system based on the latent heat properties of silicon derived from sand.

Carpets to customised printers — CEFC finance helps businesses save

21 September, 2015

Businesses across Australia are discovering they can transform their operations by investing in energy-efficient technologies.

Waste-to-energy facility in WA

09 September, 2015

Biogass Renewables recently commissioned a large-scale commercial and industrial organics waste-to-energy reference facility for Richgro Garden Products in Jandakot, Western Australia.

Emerson Smart Wireless Gateway 1552WU access point for Wi-Fi and WirelessHART

31 July, 2015

Emerson Process Management has introduced the Smart Wireless Gateway 1552WU, a Wi-Fi access point that connects WirelessHART sensors to the control network. The gateway is a fully featured mesh access point that simplifies Wi-Fi and WirelessHART installations and reduces deployment time.

Recharging electric vehicles

21 July, 2015

Audi Australia Pty Ltd and Origin Energy Limited (Origin) now have a partnership that is designed to help owners of the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) further lower their impact on the environment.

Coal project approved, but not without its critics

13 July, 2015

The Australian Government last week approved the development of the Shenhua Watermark coal project — an open-cut mine set to extract up to 10 million tonnes of coal annually for 30 years.

$6.3 million invested in battery storage systems

02 July, 2015

A $6.3 million investment in Octillion Power Systems Australia will help the Brisbane-based company develop lithium-ion battery storage solutions.

SIPOS SEVEN variable-speed electric actuator

30 June, 2015

The SIPOS SEVEN electric actuator enables designers, valve manufacturers and plant operators to work efficiently. Its colour display, supported by animations, allows simple commissioning and operation for the user.

Record-breaking year globally in renewables

18 June, 2015

But has Australia reaped the benefits of the record-breaking renewables year in 2014?

Why fast-charging and lithium-ion battery solutions?

16 June, 2015

Electric buses are one of the most exciting technological developments within public transport in many years. So why has Volvo Buses decided to opt for fast-charging and lithium-ion battery solutions?

SMEs could cut energy costs with discount-funding initiative

09 June, 2015

Small to medium-sized businesses now have the opportunity to cut their energy and operating costs with access to discounted funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades, thanks to a new initiative by NAB and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).

Emerson CSI 3000 Machinery Health Monitor

21 May, 2015

Emerson Process Management has introduced the CSI 3000 Machinery Health Monitor, a compact protection system for a wide range of machinery such as pumps, compressors, centrifuges, blowers and generators.

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