Energy

Honeycomb design increases ultrathin solar panel efficiency

22 April, 2022

The innovative honeycomb design enables light absorption from any angle and traps light inside the solar cell, enabling more energy to be generated.


Researchers convert solar energy to electricity on demand

12 April, 2022

Researchers in Sweden have developed a system that can store the sun's energy as a liquid for up to 18 years and then convert it into electricity when needed.


Call for a National Battery Strategy across Australia

11 April, 2022 by Shannon O’Rourke, CEO, FBICRC, Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre

The importance of the battery industry and the more sustainable energy options it unlocks should be recognised as part of a broader circular economic opportunity.


Smart Energy 2022: conference & exhibition

06 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Smart Energy Council

Smart Energy 2022 will be the 60th annual conference and exhibition for the Smart Energy Council.


Australia sees record-breaking year for battery storage

28 March, 2022 | Supplied by: SunWiz

Australia continues to expand its energy storage capacity through the installation of both residential and large-scale grid batteries.


Logging leftovers could be used for sustainable biofuel

16 March, 2022

The tops of trees and the wood left behind after logging at pine farms could be used as a biofuel to reduce carbon emissions, researchers have found.


Lampo Emergency Response Unit

01 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

The trailer-mounted, multipurpose Lampo is designed to speed up and simplify the deployment of emergency response equipment.


Bacteria turns carbon waste into chemicals for fuels, fabric

25 February, 2022

International researchers have selected, engineered and optimised a bacteria strain to break down waste carbon dioxide (CO2) and convert it into acetone and isopropanol (IPA).


Smart grid technology helps renewable energy transition

23 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Hetech

Hetech is now working in the renewable energy space with EcoJoule's smart grid technology.


EV boom: sales triple to 24K; market share jumps to 2.39%

01 February, 2022

Sales of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) more than tripled from 6900 in 2020 to 24,078 in 2021, according to the figures released by the Electric Vehicle Council.


Circular battery economy: challenges and future approaches to recycling

21 January, 2022

‘Design for Recycling’ could be a promising approach to achieve sustainable battery economy, and meet regulatory requirements as well as new battery directive demands from different markets including the United States, the European Union (EU) and China.


Fluence, ReNew announce JV to boost energy storage in India

21 January, 2022

Global energy storage technology and services provider Fluence and renewable energy company ReNew have announced an agreement to form a new company to meet the needs of local customers across India.


Solar cells get thinner, tougher and more efficient

20 January, 2022

Rice University engineers have achieved a new benchmark in the design of atomically thin solar cells made of semiconducting perovskites.


Mornington 240 MWp/480 MWh battery project a step closer

19 January, 2022

Renewables company Maoneng has received development approval for its proposed 240 MWp/480 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Mornington Peninsula.


BOC and Foton Mobility partner to speed up hydrogen bus development

13 January, 2022 | Supplied by: BOC Limited

Gas and engineering company BOC, a subsidiary of Linde plc, and Foton Mobility have partnered to develop the hydrogen bus sector in Australia and New Zealand.


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