Energy

Grid-scale battery storage facility launches in NZ

24 August, 2018

Tesla's Powerpack battery is part of an ambitious project to test the direct integration of battery energy storage with New Zealand's electricity grid.


Almost 6000 solar panels to help power Flinders University

23 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Flinders University

One of Adelaide's largest solar arrays will soon provide one-fifth of the electricity needed to power Flinders University's Bedford Park campus.


Window coverings facility powered by 2000+ solar panels

20 August, 2018

Luxaflex Window Fashions has revealed a 2080-strong solar panel installation on the roof of its Sydney manufacturing facility.


Victoria's Smart Homes program promises rebates on solar

20 August, 2018

Victorians can expect to start saving on solar, with the state government announcing a 50% rebate on solar panel systems and a $1000 rebate on solar hot water systems.


Six weeks of solar savings for the City of Swan

20 August, 2018 | Supplied by: City of Swan

The City of Swan has knocked thousands of dollars off its energy bill and significantly reduced its CO2 emissions, following the installation of new rooftop solar panel systems.


Scania signs MOUs with alternative fuel providers

13 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Scania Australia Pty Ltd

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania Australia has signed memoranda of understanding with Wilmar Bioethanol Australia, Ecotech Biodiesel and the NGV Group.


Microwaves and phosphorus to increase solar cell efficiency

09 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Researchers made flakes of phosphorene, a 2D form of phosphorus only a few atoms thick, in the hope of boosting the energy capacity of dye-sensitised solar cells.


AUMA SAC actuator

02 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Barron GJM

AUMA is now producing the SAC actuator in a variable speed version with an onboard inverter. This inverter allows starting and speed regulation of the actuator without the problem of 'locked rotor current', which is fundamental for direct on line motors.


AUMA actuators with Elektro Zylinders

02 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Barron GJM

AUMA actuators may now be supplied with Elektro Zylinders to replace hydraulic oil cylinders, with a conventional AUMA SAC or variable speed actuator coupled to a replacement of a hydraulic cylinder.


Waste-to-fuel plant opens in Western Sydney

01 August, 2018

Said to be the largest of its kind in Australia, Wetherill Park's new resource recovery facility will transform non-recyclable waste into processed engineering fuel (PEF).


BMS maintenance that targets energy efficiency

30 July, 2018 | Supplied by: CopperTree Analytics Australia

A traditional vs data-driven maintenance approach to HVAC is compared.


Pilot project to turn biosolids into crude oil

27 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Southern Oil has partnered with Melbourne Water in a project to build a demonstration-scale hydrothermal liquefaction reactor that will treat up to 1 million biosolids per annum.


SA Water to install half a million solar panels

27 July, 2018 | Supplied by: SA Water

SA Water will install more than 500,000 solar panels as part of its plan to own and operate South Australia's largest portfolio of distributed solar photovoltaic generation.


Atlas Copco ZE 3 low-pressure oil-free rotary screw compressor

25 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

The Atlas Copco ZE 3 low-pressure oil-free rotary screw compressor is suitable for the harshest industrial environments.


How the blockchain can create an energy revolution

24 July, 2018 by Constantyn Van Kemenade, Director of Public Policy at LO3 Energy | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Constantyn Van Kemenade from LO3 Energy will be speaking about this revoluation at Siemens' annual digitalization conference, Digitalize 2018.


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