Energy

Researchers capture 'blue energy'

01 August, 2019

Stanford researchers have developed a battery that generates energy from areas where sea water and fresh water mingle. The technology has the potential to make energy-independent and carbon-neutral coastal wastewater treatment plants a reality.


Launch of energy from waste FAQs

29 July, 2019

WMRR and Bioenergy Australia are launching a series of energy from waste fact sheets, with the first instalment focusing on thermal treatment.


$198m solar farm opens in Victoria

22 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Neoen Australia

Neoen has commenced full-scale operation at its Numurkah Solar Farm in Victoria, set to produce 255 GWh of renewable energy each year.


Vic biodiesel refinery back in business

18 July, 2019

Barnawartha biodiesel plant in north-east Victoria has restarted operations, commencing production of low-carbon renewable biofuels B5, B20 and B100.


Fluid Components International MT100 and ST102A multipoint air/gas flow meters

17 July, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

MT100 and ST102A Multipoint Air/Gas Flow Meters from Fluid Components International are designed to provide precision, temperature-compensated direct mass flow measurement of air.


Window film stores solar enegy

11 July, 2019

A window film made from a specially designed molecule has the potential to take the edge off the most intense midday heat by absorbing and storing solar energy.


Battling climate change with carbon mineralisation

08 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Mineral Carbon International

As governments around the world search for ways to reduce carbon outputs and slow climate change, an Australian company has developed a way to generate money from the process.


Next-gen solar cells in development

21 June, 2019

A team of researchers is developing phosphorene nanosheets for use in the next generation of solar cells.


Renewable hybrid microgrid to power WA goldmine

19 June, 2019

A renewable hybrid microgrid incorporating wind, solar, battery and gas power is under construction at a WA goldmine.


Australia and China collaborate to solve energy challenges

19 June, 2019

Researchers from Australia and China are investigating how to make energy supply more efficient and reliable via the Australia-China Joint Research Centre for Energy Informatics and Demand Response Technologies.


Are virtual power plants the solution to our energy challenges?

12 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Reposit Power

Smart tech companies like Reposit Power are revolutionising our electricity system by enabling energy companies and home owners to collaboratively solve grid issues.


Emissions reduction commitments laid bare

11 June, 2019

A new initiative will track emissions reduction commitments made by Australian companies, governments and organisations on a single national platform.


Firming up the business case for wind-plus-storage solutions

05 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd

The requirements for establishing a wind farm are no longer as simple as 'build in a windy location and connect to the grid'.


Beanair Wilow AX-3D Wi-Fi accelerometer

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Beanair Wilow AX-3D is an ultra-low-power Wi-Fi accelerometer suitable for use in a wide range of structural health monitoring, condition monitoring and other industrial monitoring applications.


Hydra Light HydraCell fuel cell technology

29 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Hydra-Light International Pty Ltd

HydraCell, a fuel cell technology developed by Hydra Light, can generate its own power when activated by dipping in water.


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