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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.


Solar energy pays

15 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 panels

04 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 Manchester

30 June, 2006

The Joule Centre for Energy Research will be launched at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry, it is the Northwest’s first centre for the development of sustainable energy technologies.


New playground for solar energy researchers

04 April, 2006

National and international solar thermal energy researchers now have a unique research facility available to them.


Making a profit from renewable energies

29 March, 2006

One of the world’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 Power

21 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 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.


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