The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has welcomed a Senate Environment Committee’s support for a national system of feed-in tariffs to support development of distributed renewable energy technologies like photovoltaic (PV) solar panels.
A pioneering business that uses technology to harness renewable energy from the earth for heating and cooling has won RMIT University’s 2008 Business Plan Competition.
Australian university students are being asked to step forward with ideas on sustainable energy solutions for the 2009 Bayer-UNEP Eco-Minds Forum.
EESTech Inc and China’s Datong Coal Mine Group have signed an exclusive agreement to undertake a feasibility and project development program that will use methane and waste coal to supply power for the mining operations.
Nicole Kuepper has been voted Australia’s favourite scientist in the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes People’s Choice Award.
New Zealand Environment Minister Trevor Mallard has appointed an independent board of inquiry to consider the proposed National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation.
Schneider Electric has signed an agreement with Xantrex Technology to acquire all of its common shares.
Australia’s environmental champions have been recognised at the Banksia Awards ceremony held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the issue of energy efficiency emerging as a strong direction for future environmental improvements.
CommScope Enterprise Solutions has joined The Green Grid, a global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centres and business computing ecosystems.
Nanotechnology researchers are working on a 'power shirt' which aims to replace batteries.
The ACT Australian CleanTech Index has outperformed both the S&P ASX200 and the S&P Small Ordinaries for the second year running.
Young Australians are invited to help secure the nation’s energy future by presenting their ideas in an entry paper for The Warren Centre’s National Energy Essay Competition.
The majority of respondents surveyed in the Asia-Pacific region (64%) identified their region as having great growth potential, according to the 'Turning Up the Heat — an insight into M&A (mergers and acquisitions) in the renewable energy sector in 2008’ survey.
A solar forest, a solar compass and a number of solar technologies never before used in Australia will soon be on public display in Alice Springs at a $3 million Solar Technology Demonstration Facility.
As part of the 7th annual Sustainable House Day, homes across the country will open so others can learn and experience the benefits of all aspects of sustainable living.