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Australian-made solar power to power airport

11 March, 2008

BP Solar has started working to manufacture and supply Australian-made solar panels to Adelaide Airport so that the state’s commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) system could begin operating by the middle of this year.

Submissions called for on renewable energy projects

13 February, 2008

Environment Minister Trevor Mallard will notify two renewable energy development proposals that he has called in, and encourages anyone with an interest in them to make a submission.

International recognition for local company

04 February, 2008

A Bathurst-based renewable energy research and development company has received international recognition for its investigations into the use of landfill gas as an energy resource.

Quest for cheaper solar energy

30 January, 2008

Scientists at Durham University are embarking on what claims to be one of the UK’s largest research projects into solar energy.

Abu Dhabi commits to alternative energy, clean technology

22 January, 2008

Abu Dhabi has announced an investment of US$15 billion in projects targeting solar, wind and hydrogen power; carbon reduction and management; sustainable development; education; manufacturing; and research and development.

Solar power solution

18 December, 2007

The EverGen solar engines offer a convenient and environmentally friendly way to provide 12 VDC power wherever needed.

Australian carbon sequestration technology on display in Bali

11 December, 2007

Best Energies will have its technology on display at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali.

Reasons to switch to solar

29 November, 2007

The Australian Greenhouse Office is offering households a $1000 rebate to reduce the cost of a solar hot water system.

Solar grid feed inverter

23 November, 2007

The Orion is a true sine wave, non-isolated DC-AC inverter designed for solar grid-feeding applications.

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.  

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.

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.

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

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