Air quality monitoring offers mixed news03 August, 2006
Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and some other greenhouse gases displayed near record growth rates last year. But there was also good news about the state of the atmosphere in 2005.
Gas analysis in combustion processes21 July, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.ap.emersonprocess.com/
The Rosemount Analytical OxyBalance oxygen display and averaging system is used for improving gas analysis in large combustion applications. It provides vital oxygen (O2) data that helps operators set ideal fuel-to-air ratios and effectively balance individual burners or sets of burners. The system provides both the averaging and burner variability information that is critical to operators - ultimately minimising wasted resources and optimising plant efficiency.
Sun and coal21 July, 2006
Solar thermal energy is emerging as a potentially cost-competitive source of electrical power, especially in combination with clean coal, a new study has found
Portable aerosol particle counter21 July, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.pss.aus.net/
The Lighthouse Solair 5200+ is a 0.5 µm 2.0 CFM or 50 L flow rate battery-operated portable particle counter with built-in printer. It provides six channels of simultaneous particle counting information including four inputs for optional environmental sensors. It features a 5.7" colour touch screen display, data storage up to 3000 data records and a stainless steel surrounding cover.
Airflow measurement station21 July, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.dwyer-inst.com.au/
The Series FLST Air Measurement Station is easy to install - simply connect the tubing to the integral station fittings and then to a differential pressure transmitter, gauge or switch. The product is suitable for measuring air velocity in HVAC building applications.
Solar power breakthrough- flexible panels04 July, 2006
Less than four months after signing a $2 million, 2 year contract to demonstrate flexile solar panels based on Dye Solar Cell technology to provide portable and sustainable energy, the project team has met the first major contract milestone.
$24m energy research centre launches in Manchester30 June, 2006
The Joule Centre for Energy Research will be launched at Manchesterâ€™s Museum of Science and Industry, it is the Northwestâ€™s first centre for the development of sustainable energy technologies.
Applications open for community greenhouse action26 June, 2006
The Australian Government plans to help local communities, businesses and councils take action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions with the availability of grants totalling almost $2.2 million.
Alternative fuel proves to be more cost effective than fossil fuels23 June, 2006
Biodieselathome.net, a company aimed at spreading information about alternative fuels has introduced instructions for making inexpensive alternative fuels at home.
Planting trees continues to be an effective greenhouse tactic05 June, 2006
A multidisciplinary team from the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Greenhouse Accounting, the Australian National University, CSIRO, Ensis and the University of New South Wales has reaffirmed the value of tree planting to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.
Six out of 10 support cash incentives for climate-friendly cars18 May, 2006
More than six out of 10 New Zealanders back a policy proposal to provide Government cash grants to people buying fuel efficient, low emission cars.
Sieves could put a lid on greenhouse gas10 May, 2006
Brisbane and German scientists have teamed up in a $4.2 million project to build and test microscopic sieves that could potentially trap environmentally destructive greenhouse gases before they escape coal-fired power stations and refineries.
Energy self-sufficient buildings a reality26 April, 2006
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.
Joint venture into biodiesel production20 April, 2006
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.
Air pollution control system18 April, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.megtec.com/
The Cleanswitch modular oxidiser is a regenerative thermal oxidiser (RTO) that is claimed to remove 99-plus per cent of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) without using a VOC entrapment system.