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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.


Renewable future for business and industry

21 May, 2015

A funny thing happened on the way to Australia's energy future: the humble householder became a literal powerhouse of change. Alongside that domestic energy revolution, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is working to bring the renewable energy benefits discovered by those householders to the rest of Australia's community, including businesses and industry.


All-Energy Australia 2015

20 May, 2015

The All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference is set to return to Melbourne in October 2015.


How small businesses can walk the sustainability talk

18 May, 2015

Emissions reduction is very much on the agenda for businesses large and small. The challenge Australian businesses are grappling with is how to reduce their environmental impact without detriment to the bottom line. The perception is that being green can be extremely costly. Well-known practices like solar and hybrid fleet can be expensive to use or require a major capital outlay.


Energy consumption rises with automated bill payment

04 May, 2015

The adage "out of sight, out of mind" applies to electricity use, according to new research from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy.


Analytik Jena PlasmaQuant MS ICP-MS

17 April, 2015

The PlasmaQuant MS, with a free-running 27 MHz solid-state RF generator for plasma generation, handles organic matrices without changing the torch configuration.


Battery costs drop even faster as electric car sales continue to rise

14 April, 2015 by Valentin Muenzel, University of Melbourne

By storing surplus energy, batteries allow households to reduce power bought from the electricity grid. Unfortunately, batteries have so far been prohibitively expensive.


KCS TraceME GPS/GPRS track-and-trace module with LoRa technology

08 April, 2015

KCS BV has extended its successful TraceME product line with a module targeted for worldwide mobility in the Internet of Things era. The latest development of the TraceME GPS/GPRS track-and-trace module will combine the RF location-based positioning solution with LoRa technology.


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