Solar energy pays15 September, 2006
"Solar energy businesses can increase in value even faster than oil wells," said Australian entrepreneur and scientist Dr Zhengrong Shi.
Solar power breakthrough- flexible panels04 July, 2006
Less than four months after signing a $2 million, 2 year contract to demonstrate flexile solar panels based on Dye Solar Cell technology to provide portable and sustainable energy, the project team has met the first major contract milestone.
$24m energy research centre launches in Manchester30 June, 2006
The Joule Centre for Energy Research will be launched at Manchesterâ€™s Museum of Science and Industry, it is the Northwestâ€™s first centre for the development of sustainable energy technologies.
New playground for solar energy researchers04 April, 2006
National and international solar thermal energy researchers now have a unique research facility available to them.
Making a profit from renewable energies29 March, 2006
One of the worldâ€™s best-known oil and gas exploration and production companies is set to become move into alternative renewable energies through its involvement in the development of solar power.
Victorians leading the take up of Green Power21 March, 2006
Victorians are leading the way in signing up to the Green Power iniative, Victorian Environment Minister, John Thwaites, and Minister for Energy Resources and Industries, Theo Theophanous announced recently.
Improving reliability of the electricty grid17 March, 2006
CSIRO technology will help to reduce black-outs and improve the reliability and efficiency of the electricity grid while reducing greenhouse emissions.
Government welcomes report findings on energy02 March, 2006
The findings of the Productivity Commissionâ€™s final report into Private Cost Effectiveness of Improving Energy Efficiency have been well received by the Australian Government.
Expanding renewable energy to remote locations01 March, 2006
Aston Universityâ€™s Bio-Energy Research Group is part of a European team that will help expand renewable energy, including electrification, to rural communities in Latin America.
New class of compounds promises clean energy01 March, 2006
By combining a common organic compound with a rare metal, a team of Brown University chemists has created a new class of molecules that have potentially important applications for the pharmaceutical, chemical and energy industries.
Sustaining the energy03 December, 2005 by Paula Wallace
Sustainability has become the buzzword of industry and government in Australia over the past 10 years. At the moment, it is a modest group of companies and government agencies who are setting up sustainable frameworks
Solar energy stored efficiently03 September, 2005
For the first time, solar energy has been successfully used in a pilot-plant to create storable energy from a metal ore. In a project funded by the EU, an important milestone has been reached
Wave power trials begin in WA16 August, 2005
A wave energy generator has been positioned on the sea floor off Fremantle, Western Australia to start trial production of electricity and fresh water with no fossil fuel input.
'Buy Recycled' research report13 June, 2005
Research on stakeholder perceptions com-missioned by the Buy Recycled Business Alliance (BRBA) has found that 74% or 17 of the 24 members surveyed have an environ-mental committee for buying products that contain recycled materials.
New power supply for remote WA towns03 June, 2005
A network of environmentally friendly power stations will bring more efficient and reliable electricity supplies to towns in the remote West Kimberly region of Western Australia