Energy

Tokyo researchers produce better, safer battery

31 March, 2020

University of Tokyo researchers have found a way to improve the performance and safety of lithium-ion batteries.


Acciona to build huge wind farm complex in Qld

27 March, 2020

Reported to be the largest ever wind farm in Australia, the MacIntyre complex will boost the Queensland Government's decarbonisation strategy, mobilising total investments of $1.96 billion.


Energising Australia

27 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Standards Australia has entered the international conversation on renewable ocean energy by setting up a committee to discuss this energy source.


New dates for Smart Energy 2020

17 March, 2020

The 58th Smart Energy Conference and Exhibition in Sydney will now take place on 29–30 September due to the potential impact of COVID-19.


Funding brings UNSW hydrogen storage to life

16 March, 2020

The Manilla Solar Project will use H2Store — a UNSW-developed advanced hybrid battery storage system — to store hydrogen in 20-foot containers with an energy density of 17 MWh.


REC Alpha series 60-cell solar panel

12 March, 2020 | Supplied by: REC Group

The REC Alpha Series 60-cell solar panel is designed to reach 380 W-peak power and deliver over 20% more power from the same area and the same number of panels.


Using smelly fruit to charge your phone

12 March, 2020

A new method that involves converting durian and jackfruit waste into supercapacitors that can charge mobile phones has just been developed.


Generating solar power on building facades

05 March, 2020

Using photovoltaic elements on facades could be a useful way to supplement solar energy supply, new research suggests.


PROtop — The next level in industrial power supplies

01 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Weidmuller Pty Ltd

Within the chemical, pharmaceutical and process technology industry, system availability is absolutely critical and there must be no failures.


Arcadis is engineering partner on Daintree Renewable Microgrid Project

27 February, 2020

Arcadis will support Volt Advisory in designing a microgrid powered by 100% renewable energy sources on behalf of locally owned Daintree Renewable Energy.


UQ develops quantum dot solar cells

19 February, 2020

A University of Queensland team has developed quantum dot solar cells that can be made into thin, flexible films and used to generate electricity.


Powering electronics with waste heat

17 February, 2020

Researchers have combined thermocell technology with a matched phase transition material, increasing the ability to harvest waste heat to power electronics.


Western Sydney on a mission to slash emissions

07 February, 2020

Nine Western Sydney councils have launched the Western Sydney Energy Program — a strategy to slash emissions and boost energy savings for a more sustainable, affordable energy future.


Australian Hydrogen Council welcomes GHD to the fold

06 February, 2020 | Supplied by: GHD Pty Ltd

The AHC has welcomed GHD as a Corporate Member to help build a hydrogen-based energy future for Australia.


SOLARWATT Vision glass-glass solar PV modules

30 January, 2020 | Supplied by: SOLARWATT Australia

SOLARWATT's Vision glass-glass modules are durable and robust against environmental influences. They are approved for Australian cyclone conditions.


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