Energy

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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).


Cutting the path to reduced emissions

16 January, 2006

A variety of technological advances being developed by CSIRO can dramatically reduce Australia's greenhouse gas emissions, according to CSIRO's chief of energy technology, Dr David Brockway.


Bioplastics association launch

26 October, 2005

An association dedicated to promoting plastics that are biodegradable, compostable and based on renewable resources is set to represent the industry and provide a streamlined view on issues relating to the benefits of bioplastics in Australia and New Zealand.


Wind power gathering force

19 September, 2005

The Australian Council of National Trusts (ACNT) and the Australian Wind Energy Association (AusWEA) have released a collaborative report on the visual impacts of wind farms.


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


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