Energy

Cycling towards cleaner energy resources

05 April, 2006

Six young Australians are circumnavigating the continent powered only by pedal power (bicycles) and a van powered by vegetable oil.


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.


GasBadge Plus gas monitor

21 March, 2006 | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

The GasBadge Plus single gas monitor provides low-cost, personal protection from dangerous levels of carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, oxygen, nitrogen dioxide or sulfur dioxide.


Sustainability diagnostic tool

21 March, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.futureye.com/

A website diagnostic tool has been developed to assess a company's ability to manage stakeholders and help it rate their sustainability performance.


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.


Biogas isn't as bad as once thought: report

20 March, 2006

Biogas has created much discussion about its potential as an environmentally friendly alternative to oil and other fossil fuels.


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.


Wind farm for NSW

27 February, 2006

A $185 million wind farm to be built at Taralga, north of Goulburn, is expected to generate enough clean energy to power 38,000 New South Wales homes.


Fuel injector cleaner

22 February, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.toyota.com.au/

The Toyota Jetstream Fuel Injector Cleaner is used to ensure a vehicle's fuel system functions at its optimum. It cleans the vehicle while it is being driven.


Proposed laws to stop petroleum contamination

22 February, 2006

The Department of Environment & Conservation (DEC) is proposing new measures that address petroleum contamination from underground storage tanks and pipes – one of the major sources of soil and groundwater contamination in NSW.


EU looks at benefits of wind energy

17 February, 2006

At a time of rising energy prices, increasing demand, energy supply insecurity and climate change, decision makers from the European Commission, European Parliament and Member States, as well as global industries CEOs, will gather in Athens to discuss these key issues at this year’s EWEC - European Wind Energy Conference (Athens, 27th February - 2nd March).


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