An alliance of global companies has announced that energy self-sufficient buildings are a reality. The buildings will be designed and constructed so that they will use no energy from external power grids, are carbon neutral, and can be built and operated at fair market values.
Transpacific Industries Group (TPI) and Australian Renewable Fuels (ARF) have formed a 50/50 unincorporated joint venture to develop a biodiesel production facility in Brisbane, Queensland.
Six young Australians are circumnavigating the continent powered only by pedal power (bicycles) and a van powered by vegetable oil.
National and international solar thermal energy researchers now have a unique research facility available to them.
One of the worldâ€™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 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 has created much discussion about its potential as an environmentally friendly alternative to oil and other fossil fuels.
CSIRO technology will help to reduce black-outs and improve the reliability and efficiency of the electricity grid while reducing greenhouse emissions.
The findings of the Productivity Commissionâ€™s final report into Private Cost Effectiveness of Improving Energy Efficiency have been well received by the Australian Government.
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.
Aston Universityâ€™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.