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WA needs half million more workers in a decade

12 November, 2007

Western Australia will need up to 400,000 additional workers over the next decade to sustain its resources boom, according to a report from the WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI).

Plans for clean-coal project

02 November, 2007

ScottishPower energy company has put forward revolutionary plans to convert its two biggest power stations to clean-coal technology.

Appointments to technical advisory board

23 October, 2007

Australian geothermal energy company KUTh Energy Limited has announced the first appointment to its Technical Advisory Board.  

Environmental improvement in sustainability indexes

28 September, 2007

Royal Philips Electronics has improved its sustainability performance in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for the fourth consecutive year, showing that the company continues to capitalise on the growing demand for energy-efficient and eco-friendly products.

Sea energy showcase

28 September, 2007

A plan to test new wave-power devices off the coast of south-west England will create what claims to be the world's largest wave farm and establish the area as a global leader in the technology's development.

Carbon-neutral in the outback

24 September, 2007

In a first for remote Australian communities, Water Recycle Group (WRG) is installing a solar-powered package wastewater treatment system with full water re-use capabilities

Public artwork to power homes

12 September, 2007

Plans for a tidal-powered lunar clock have been showcased at an exhibition in London. It is set to become one of the most recognised landmarks on the planet and the globe's first public artwork to power homes.

Home grown name in water solutions makes waves

16 July, 2007

An Australian owned and run water technology provider has caught the wave of industry growth, announcing its third major acquisition in 18 months.

HID lighting alternative

22 June, 2007

The Powerboss Eluma system provides a low energy alternative to high intensity discharge (HID) lighting. While matching or exceeding light levels of a typical 400 W HID light, the Eluma system will only use around 108-230 W.

Bathurst green energy power station to go ahead

05 June, 2007

Transpacific Industries Group (Transpacific) in association with Country Energy and the Bathurst Regional Council have announced the start of construction on a ‘green energy’ (landfill gas fired) power station at Bathurst Waste Management Facility in Bathurst, NSW.

The driving force behind electric vehicles

24 May, 2007 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor

A new study into two very different attempts to introduce zero-emission vehicles by governments highlights how cultural differences can influence policy on technological innovation

Australian solar technology for export

15 January, 2007

Solar Systems’ mega scale solar power technology has been endorsed under the Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate (AP6). Solar Systems technology generates electricity with zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Partnership with the US delivers new solar technology

17 October, 2006

Minister for the Environment and heritage, Senator Ian Campbell, said a new deal worth more than $10 million dollars agreed in August under the US-Australia Climate Action Partnership (CAP) would improve the economic viability of solar power throughout the world.

WA seminar looks at energy options

29 September, 2006

WA’s future energy options will be under the spotlight at the Energy Options for Western Australia seminar at the Curtin University of Technology Council Chamber on 5 October from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Biodiesel production plans for Australia

21 September, 2006

Australia’s diesel shortage can be solved by substituting and blending biodiesel, according to an Australian energy company.

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