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Students focus on sustainable energy systems

16 September, 2008

Australian university students are being asked to step forward with ideas on sustainable energy solutions for the 2009 Bayer-UNEP Eco-Minds Forum.

Australian Museum Eureka Prizes People's Choice Award announced

03 September, 2008

Nicole Kuepper has been voted Australia’s favourite scientist in the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes People’s Choice Award.

Companies sign clean coal energy agreement

03 September, 2008

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.

Board of inquiry to consider renewable generation

14 August, 2008

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 acquires Xantrex Technology

30 July, 2008

Schneider Electric has signed an agreement with Xantrex Technology to acquire all of its common shares.

CommScope joins The Green Grid

25 July, 2008

CommScope Enterprise Solutions has joined The Green Grid, a global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centres and business computing ecosystems.

Winners of 2008 Banksia Awards announced

25 July, 2008

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.

Nanotechnology that harvests energy from movement

16 July, 2008 by Elizabeth Latham

Nanotechnology researchers are working on a 'power shirt' which aims to replace batteries.

Cleantech Index outperforms market for second year running

03 July, 2008

The ACT Australian CleanTech Index has outperformed both the S&P ASX200 and the S&P Small Ordinaries for the second year running.

National energy essay competition open

20 June, 2008

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.

Survey reveals opportunities

17 June, 2008

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.

Construction begins at solar techonology demonstration facility

22 May, 2008

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.

Doors open to a sustainable lifestyle

13 May, 2008

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.

Company to reduce data centre cooling costs and power requirements

07 May, 2008

ADC Krone has joined the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) to help engineer a greener property industry. As a member of the GBCA, the company will be promoting environmentally responsible technologies, design practices and operations and helping users attain the GBCA’s six-star environmental rating.

Australia's Solar Cities model heads to China

14 April, 2008

 BP Solar has welcomed the announcement made by Prime Minister Rudd to provide support to the north-eastern Chinese city of Weihai in its effort to become the largest solar city in the world.

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