Scientists at Durham University are embarking on what claims to be one of the UK’s largest research projects into solar energy.
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.
The Renewable Development Program under the Climate Change Fund has been boosted to $100 million and is open for expressions of interest until 13 February 2008.
Curtin University of Technology sustainability expert, Prof Peter Newman has welcomed the announcement by the state government that it will be considering a light rail system.
In a ground-breaking move that will reverberate to Australia, President Bush has signed the energy bill which requires a five-fold increase in the use of transport fuels — most of which will be ethanol.
RMIT Universityâ€™s Global Sustainability Institute and EPA Victoria have found the number of carbon offset providers in Australia has doubled over the past six months.
The Hach DR2700 portable spectrophotometer has many of the same features of the DR2800 but without the bar code reader (Note; it will not work with TNTplus bar coded vial tests). It features over 130 pre-installed analytical methods, 10 user programs, 200 data logging measurements and a wavelength range from 400 to 900 nm.
Best Energies will have its technology on display at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali.
The Australian Greenhouse Office is offering households a $1000 rebate to reduce the cost of a solar hot water system.
A range of biologically-based products — from speciality chemicals to biodegradable plastics and packaging materials produced from plants instead of petroleum — offers new opportunities for Australian farmers.
Development of the first hybrid battery suitable for storing electricity from renewable energy sources such as solar and wind is now a step closer, according to CSIRO and Cleantech Ventures.
Dirk Lechtenberg from MVW Lechtenberg & Partners, spoke to Sustainability Matters about the importance of alternative fuels and the impact on Australia's relationship with Germany after Australia's refusal to sign Kyoto