Altium supports solar car teams

28 August, 2008

Altium is supporting two student projects from the University of New South Wales and the University of Iowa to design, build and race solar cars.

Grant to promote biodiesel research

28 August, 2008

Case IH has announced a $10,000 grant for biodiesel research or trials.

The hype surrounding hydrogen

20 August, 2008 by Kylie Wilson-Field

As fuel prices spike across the globe, many large transport manufacturers are in the stages of developing alternative fuel sources. According to reports, hydrogen is at the forefront of this development as it is an environmentally cleaner source of energy to end users, particularly in transportation applications, as it does not release pollutants or greenhouse gases. Sustainability Matters talks to a global expert in liquid and compressed hydrogen fuelling systems about the latest developments in hydrogen fuel cells.

Technology stores solar energy

15 August, 2008

MIT researchers have discovered a way to store energy for use when the sun isn't shining. This discovery could transform solar power from a marginal alternative power source to a mainstream energy source.

Company in final acquisition negotiations

14 August, 2008

Pacific Environment Limited is in discussions with EcoVision Solutions and Commerical Energy Services about the possible acquisition of both companies.

Board of inquiry to consider renewable generation

14 August, 2008

New Zealand Environment Minister Trevor Mallard has appointed an independent board of inquiry to consider the proposed National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation.

Carbon capture milestone for CSIRO in China

01 August, 2008

Just weeks out from the Olympics, the CSIRO and its Chinese partners have launched a post-combustion capture (PCC) pilot plant in Beijing that strips carbon dioxide from power station flue gases in an effort to stem climate change.

Schneider Electric acquires Xantrex Technology

30 July, 2008

Schneider Electric has signed an agreement with Xantrex Technology to acquire all of its common shares.

Australian company forms US subsidiary

25 July, 2008

Perth-based green energy company, Eden Energy Limited, has established a United States subsidiary to lead the production and promotion of hydrogen as the emissions-free fuel of choice for a new generation of vehicles and businesses.

Winners of 2008 Banksia Awards announced

25 July, 2008

Australia’s environmental champions have been recognised at the Banksia Awards ceremony held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, with the issue of energy efficiency emerging as a strong direction for future environmental improvements.

CommScope joins The Green Grid

25 July, 2008

CommScope Enterprise Solutions has joined The Green Grid, a global consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centres and business computing ecosystems.

Nanotechnology that harvests energy from movement

16 July, 2008 by Elizabeth Latham

Nanotechnology researchers are working on a 'power shirt' which aims to replace batteries.

‘Fuel for thought’ on transport sector challenges

14 July, 2008

A report on how Australia can best respond to the environmental and economic challenges arising from its dependence on fossil fuels for transport is being released in Melbourne.

Company acquisition to deliver energy and water assessments

14 July, 2008

Green Invest has acquired Sustainable Footprint Pty Ltd, an environmental company focused on delivering energy and water assessments.

Funding sparks power saving

07 July, 2008

A South Australian company, with the potential to significantly cut power bills and associated carbon emissions, has received funding to deliver its power-saving breakthrough to market within 12 months.

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