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Improving reliability of the electricty grid

17 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 energy

02 March, 2006

The findings of the Productivity Commission’s final report into Private Cost Effectiveness of Improving Energy Efficiency have been well received by the Australian Government.


Expanding renewable energy to remote locations

01 March, 2006

Aston University’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 energy

01 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 energy

03 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 efficiently

03 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 WA

16 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 report

13 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 towns

03 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


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