Energy

Future-focused research centre for battery industry

15 April, 2019

The announcement of the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre will see researchers from Queensland University of Technology leading research to help propel Australia's battery industry.


Flinders powers towards positive carbon footprint

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Adelaide's Flinders University will invest $2.4 million in solar and sustainability projects to move closer to its goal of becoming a carbon-positive university.


Global energy storage sector to meet in Sydney

11 April, 2019

Energy sector professionals from Australia and around the world will convene in Sydney this June for the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2019.


$1.2m for short-term solar forecasting

09 April, 2019

A $1.2 million project is underway to increase the accuracy of short-term weather forecasting to better predict solar and wind power generation.


Victorian water industry commits to renewable future

09 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Barwon Water

Barwon Water is cementing its commitment to renewable energy via two major solar projects at its Black Rock Water Reclamation Plant and Wurdee Boluc Water Treatment Plant in Victoria.


Microgrid solution for the utilities sector

08 April, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB and Rolls-Royce have partnered to offer an energy-efficient microgrid solution for the utility, commercial and industrial sectors.


Budget 2019 — focus on emission reduction

03 April, 2019

The Morrison Government has delivered a pre-election 2019–20 federal Budget designed to put money in the hands of many voters but how do the sustainability initiatives stack up?


$220m funding helps farmers embrace renewable energy

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Queensland Farmers' Federation

Queensland's farmers are keen to adopt renewable energy practices to combat unsustainable electricity price increases.


Can our solar farms weather the storm?

22 March, 2019 | Supplied by: FM Global

Assessing damage risk to solar panels in extreme weather conditions, such as high winds and tropical cyclones, is vital to protecting the nation's investment in renewable energy.


Ultrathin graphene film offers new concept for solar energy

21 March, 2019

A collaborative team of researchers has developed a solar-absorbing ultrathin film that has potential in solar-thermal energy harvesting.


Businesses unlock $14m windfall from corporate renewable PPAs

21 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Flow Power

Analysis from Flow Power reveals that companies signed onto corporate renewable PPAs saved up to $14 million.


Sugarcoating renewable energy

21 March, 2019

Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bioplastics could help secure the industry's future.


HRS Heat Exchangers Biogas Dehumidification System

19 March, 2019 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

The Biogas Dehumidification System (BDS) from HRS Heat Exchangers removes water from biogas, protecting combined heat and power (CHP) engines from corrosion and cavitation.


Solar and wind farms get funding for forecasting

18 March, 2019

Solar and wind farms will trial providing their own short-term generation forecasts under a new funding initiative.


Coal-fired power stations affect rainfall patterns, says global study

13 March, 2019

An international study has revealed that modern coal-fired power stations produce more ultrafine particles (UFPs) than road traffic and can modify and redistribute rainfall patterns.


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