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Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel cogeneration installation complete

23 April, 2013

Simons Green Energy has completed the installation of a 70 kWe cogeneration system at the soon-to-be-opened Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel. As part of the new International Airport precinct, the hotel has adopted a range of environmental initiatives in line with the Sydney Airport Environmental Management Strategy.


Solar Inception SolaGRID ESS turnkey energy storage systems

05 April, 2013

Solar Inception has announced a smart renewable energy storage solution that can capture energy from multiple sources, including solar, wind, hydro, diesel Genset and the grid, and then use the stored energy on demand.


Save energy and earn revenue

04 April, 2013

What if businesses were told that they could use less energy and get paid more for it? Demand response programs in Australia and New Zealand can do just that.


Yokohama Tyre Australia BluEarth AE01 eco tyre

26 March, 2013

Yokohama Tyre has launched its BluEarth AE01 ‘eco tyre’, made with an orange oil and silica nano blend rubber combination, for small to medium cars.


Storing electricity for the future

19 March, 2013

A report released in January 2013 by the Clean Energy Council has found that the market for energy storage technology in Australia will be equivalent to several coal-fired power stations by 2030, effectively transforming the way we think about electricity for our homes and businesses.


Battery solution for energy distributor

17 March, 2013

ABB, together with the Canton of Zurich’s power company (EKZ), has successfully installed a 1 MW power battery solution at the Dietikon Powerplant.


Tallest timber apartment building signals change in construction industry

15 March, 2013

The completion of Forté - the world’s tallest, and Australia’s greenest, timber apartment building - heralds a new paradigm in Australia’s construction industry.


Fracking under pressure as investors call for risk reporting and reduction

21 February, 2013

Investors have called on oil and gas companies to disclose critical information about the ways they are managing and measuring the risks associated with hydraulic fracturing operations and shale gas transmission.


In my opinion: Why do building owners settle for less?

20 February, 2013 by Bob Sharon, CEO, Green Global Consulting

It’s an all-too-common story with building retrofits that owners opt for a litany of bandaid solutions rather than a holistic approach.


Massive benefits for electricity system in store for the future

01 February, 2013

A report released by the Clean Energy Council has found that the market for energy storage technology in Australia will be equivalent to several coal-fired power stations by 2030, effectively transforming the way we think about electricity for our homes and businesses.


Full speed ahead for e-mobility

22 January, 2013

A million electric cars on Germany’s roads by 2020. This is the ambitious target set by the Federal Government in its bid to continue the battle against CO2 emissions. It believes that e-mobility is a significant key technology to create a sustainable transport system for the future, especially where the power is produced from renewable energy sources.


Meeting the challenge of storing green energy

21 January, 2013

Gildemeister Energy Solutions (a DMG company) has developed the CellCube, a powerful, durable and low-maintenance vanadium redox flow large-scale storage solution, following many years of research.


Electrical training and certification program

17 January, 2013

The EcoXpert training and certification program is designed to give medium-sized electrical contractors the necessary skills to become certified energy experts so they can develop new services and meet the changing energy needs of their customer base. The program helps contractors advise, sell and install a broad range of pre-engineered energy solutions across small to medium-sized commercial, industrial buildings and high-end residential applications.


Lighting up the new year with unbreakable bulbs

16 January, 2013

Scientists at Wake Forest University have made a new kind of light from mouldable plastic, which can glow in any colour, won’t shatter and won’t leave you with the problem of searching for the one bad bulb on a strand of dozens.


Service contract for Melbourne Airport 8 MW trigeneration facility

15 January, 2013

MWM Energy Australia, the local subsidiary of the German-based gas genset manufacturer, has been awarded the service contract for the Melbourne Airport trigeneration facility.


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