Energy

Energy roadmap for the next 20 years

22 January, 2024

AEMO has released its Draft 2024 Integrated Systems Plan, which calls for the urgent building of large-scale renewable projects and transmission lines.


New platform aims to enhance energy accountability

19 January, 2024

The technology comes at a time when major energy consumers are required to meet increasingly stringent carbon accounting and reporting regulations.


Major grid-forming battery gets go-ahead in NSW

15 January, 2024

Construction is set to begin on AGL's 500 MW/1000 MWh battery on the site of the retired Liddell power station.


Construction set to begin on major NSW solar farm

15 January, 2024

Neoen has signalled the start of construction of Culcairn Solar Farm in the NSW Riverina region, set to be completed in 2026.


TGOOD Australia opens new manufacturing facility

15 December, 2023

The substation equipment company's operations are expanding with Australia's renewable energy boom.


Construction commences on Latrobe Valley battery project

07 December, 2023

Construction has commenced on the Latrobe Valley Battery Energy Storage System project, with Lily D'Ambrosio in attendance at an event onsite.


Ausgrid steps closer to net zero using 'blue gas' switchgear

06 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Ausgrid is using Siemens' blue gas insulated (GIS) medium-voltage switchgear, which uses carbon-neutral air instead of greenhouse gas SF6.


Overcoming the roadblocks for Australia's renewable energy drive

04 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Hatch Associates Pty Limited

More than 110 countries are striving to achieve net zero emissions in alignment with The Paris Agreement, yet Australia currently lacks a well-defined strategy for renewable energy.


Combilift Combi-LC Load Carriers for offshore wind sector

01 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Combilift

Combilift has launched the Combi-LC load carrier, which is designed to meet the load-handling demands of large-scale offshore wind manufacturers.


Detmold Group commits to solar strategy

01 December, 2023

The Detmold Group is increasing its environmental sustainability focus, committing to introduce solar energy to at least one new facility each year for three years.


EXAIR EFC Electronic Flow Control

01 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR EFC Electronic Flow Control for compressed air is designed to minimise compressed air use on blowoff, drying, cooling, conveying and static elimination operations.


UN report: current climate efforts not enough

23 November, 2023 by UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

The latest Emissions Gap Report from UNEP found that the world is on track for a 2.5–2.9°C temperature rise above pre-industrial levels this century.


Researchers develop new cooling mechanism for refrigeration

23 November, 2023

Despite a century of advancements, existing refrigeration systems, relying on vapour compression, have hit their thermodynamic threshold.


Solar panels vs planting forests: which reduces climate change faster?

23 November, 2023

Photovoltaic fields outperform afforestation as a global climate-change mitigation strategy, according to a study.


Aged care goes green with renewable wind and solar power agreement

21 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Flow Power

BaptistCare has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Flow Power, linking energy use from its NSW and ACT operations to renewable generation from January 2025.


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