Energy

Draft Standard available for public comment

27 February, 2009

Standards New Zealand invites public comment on draft Standard DZ 6808

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Australia's clean energy credentials promoted in the US

26 February, 2009

Austrade is showcasing Australia’s clean energy capabilities and ingenuity by leading a business mission to the United States and Chile.


Powering the future — solar cells by the metre

23 February, 2009

Trials promise a new era of solar cells that are printed like money.


Powering the future — solar cells by the metre

19 February, 2009

Trials promise a new era of solar cells that are printed like money.


Scientists share sustainable research

04 February, 2009

Scientists will share reasearch on onboard hydrogen storage systems and materials that can generate electricity from heat energy at the University of Otago, New Zealand.


Electric sea-snake may provide low-cost energy from waves

29 January, 2009

A scale model of a wave-energy device is being tested at Southampton University, UK. Its inventors believe the device may provide a practical way of producing low-cost electricity from the energy in sea waves.


Governor-General talks emission reduction at energy summit

23 January, 2009

Governor-General Quentin Bryce spoke about the "huge challenge facing humanity" — balancing our right to energy with our responsibility to the planet — in her address at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.


Spray-on material to lead to cheaper solar panels

22 January, 2009

A spray-on material that could make solar panels cheaper is to be developed in a joint research effort.


Insurance policies to support greenhouse gas mitigation technologies

20 January, 2009

Zurich has created two new insurance policies to support greenhouse gas mitigation technologies and address the unique needs of carbon capture and sequestration.


Australian gas transmission industry call for focus on natural gas

19 January, 2009

The Australian gas transmission industry has called on the Rudd government to increase its focus on natural gas and introduce a 'gas target' for power generation to encourage lower-cost means of reducing carbon emissions.


‘Smart’ fridges stay cool by talking to each other

16 January, 2009

'Smart’ fridges that run on renewable electricity and are capable of negotiating the most energy-efficient way to keep food cold have been developed by researchers from CSIRO’s Energy Transformed Flagship.


NATA accredited pyranometer calibration facility

01 January, 2009 | Supplied by: Ecotech Pty Ltd

Ecotech has extended its NATA accredited services to include calibrations of pyranometers.


Energy-efficient lamp

01 January, 2009 | Supplied by: Megaman Lighting Australia Pty Ltd

The GA911i energy-efficient lamp is a compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) designed to be a straight replacement for the common incandescent lamp.


Energy-saving lighting control

01 January, 2009 | Supplied by: Control Supplies Pty Ltd

With a maximum connected load of 230 W, Powerboss Eluma is claimed to achieve significant savings over conventional HID (metal halide or high pressure sodium) or fluorescent lighting, which may have a comparative connected load of 450 W or more.


Colour printer

01 January, 2009 | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The HP Color LaserJet CM6040 Multifunction Printer (MFP) is designed to be environmentally friendly during its life cycle.


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