Energy

Victorian drive for an electric future

03 May, 2021

The Andrews Labor Government's $100 million package to make EVs more affordable has a 2030 target that will see half of all new car sales be ZEVs.


Airport solar has potential to power cities

23 April, 2021

Australian airports have the potential to generate enough solar energy to power a regional city, according to a new RMIT University study.


ACOR investigates organic waste to clean energy

19 April, 2021

A discussion paper has been released by the Australian Council of Recycling, investigating the potential to turn Australia's waste into clean energy.


Vertical renewables in Melbourne

16 April, 2021 | Supplied by: b.energy

Beulah's Paragon tower in Melbourne's CBD will be home to one of the largest vertical solar panel systems in Australia.


Coca-Cola Amatil commits to renewable energy future

15 April, 2021

Coca-Cola Amatil has joined the global RE100 renewable energy initiative, committing to power its entire operations with 100% renewable electricity by 2030.


Waste hair from barbershops could improve solar cell performance

09 April, 2021

QUT researchers have created a kind of 'armour' for solar cells using human hair waste sourced from a Brisbane barbershop.


Canberra energised with community-owned solar farm

09 April, 2021 | Supplied by: SolarShare

Investing in solar used to be limited to those who owned property with a sunny roof and could afford to place solar panels on it. Not any more...


Advanced pump system upgrade cuts AlburyCity Council costs

01 April, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The council has upgraded its ageing infrastructure to enable its water supply system to operate more efficiently and cost-effectively.


Swedish discovery could save supermarket energy bills

30 March, 2021

Supermarket refrigerators are consuming far more energy than necessary due to incorrectly placed thermometers, according to an accidental finding by Swedish researchers.


Aus helps develop US next-gen solar thermal technology

29 March, 2021

The US Government is funding a pilot-scale testing facility to demonstrate a next-generation concentrated solar thermal technology that Australia helped develop.


Brown coal gasification proposal questioned

16 March, 2021

Catalysis scientist and entrepreneur Professor Thomas Maschmeyer has questioned proposals to generate liquid hydrogen from brown coal fields by gasification.


Solar-powered gin production makes a sustainable G&T

10 March, 2021

Award-winning gin producer Four Pillars is progressing towards a greener future with the installation of a 65.88 kW rooftop solar system at its Healesville distillery.


Monash researchers use microalgae to make clean hydrogen

17 February, 2021

An international research team has used microalgae to produce hydrogen and methane with a significantly reduced carbon footprint.


Industry optimisation provides sustainable energy solutions

15 February, 2021

GEA SEnS is focusing on process and utility optimisation to help its customers benefit from energy savings of up to 30% and reductions in CO2 emissions by as much as 90 or even 100%.


Cool savings for the University of Sunshine Coast

05 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Keeping an entire university cool is no easy feat, especially in a warm climate, but the University of Sunshine Coast achieved this using a giant solar-powered 'water battery'.


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