Energy

Renewable power adopted by Macquarie Uni

23 April, 2020

A new contract will see Macquarie University powered by a 100% renewable source of energy into the future.


SA Water to build solar farm on former refinery site

23 April, 2020

SA Water will purchase land at the former ExxonMobil Port Stanvac oil refinery to construct a 35,000-panel solar farm.


Electricity-generating windows follow solar cell breakthrough

21 April, 2020

Australian researchers have revealed that 2 m2 of solar window will generate the same amount of power as a standard rooftop solar panel.


FIMER Group announces new CEO

20 April, 2020

Global inverter solutions provider FIMER Group has announced the appointment of Alessio Facondo as its new CEO.


Coronavirus impact spreads to China's battery sector

09 April, 2020

GlobalData reveals that COVID-19 will affect the green energy sector, impacting renewable energy sources, battery energy storage, electric vehicles, and renewable heating and cooling.


How to cut 'carbon-in-transit'

08 April, 2020

According to new research, travelling carbon emissions along the supply chain account for a whopping 10% of all global emissions.


Agave's biofuel potential

03 April, 2020

Could the agave plant hold the key to sustainable biofuel production in Australia?


Tokyo researchers produce better, safer battery

31 March, 2020

University of Tokyo researchers have found a way to improve the performance and safety of lithium-ion batteries.


Acciona to build huge wind farm complex in Qld

27 March, 2020

Reported to be the largest ever wind farm in Australia, the MacIntyre complex will boost the Queensland Government's decarbonisation strategy, mobilising total investments of $1.96 billion.


Energising Australia

27 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Standards Australia has entered the international conversation on renewable ocean energy by setting up a committee to discuss this energy source.


New dates for Smart Energy 2020

17 March, 2020

The 58th Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition in Sydney will now take place on 29–30 September due to the potential impact of COVID-19.


Funding brings UNSW hydrogen storage to life

16 March, 2020

The Manilla Solar Project will use H2Store — a UNSW-developed advanced hybrid battery storage system — to store hydrogen in 20-foot containers with an energy density of 17 MWh.


REC Alpha series 60-cell solar panel

12 March, 2020 | Supplied by: REC Group

The REC Alpha Series 60-cell solar panel is designed to reach 380 W-peak power and deliver over 20% more power from the same area and the same number of panels.


Using smelly fruit to charge your phone

12 March, 2020

A new method that involves converting durian and jackfruit waste into supercapacitors that can charge mobile phones has just been developed.


Generating solar power on building facades

05 March, 2020

Using photovoltaic elements on facades could be a useful way to supplement solar energy supply, new research suggests.


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