Energy

$220m funding helps farmers embrace renewable energy

01 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Queensland Farmers' Federation

Queensland's farmers are keen to adopt renewable energy practices to combat unsustainable electricity price increases.


Can our solar farms weather the storm?

22 March, 2019 | Supplied by: FM Global

Assessing damage risk to solar panels in extreme weather conditions, such as high winds and tropical cyclones, is vital to protecting the nation's investment in renewable energy.


Ultrathin graphene film offers new concept for solar energy

21 March, 2019

A collaborative team of researchers has developed a solar-absorbing ultrathin film that has potential in solar-thermal energy harvesting.


Sugarcoating renewable energy

21 March, 2019

Gene-editing sugarcane for use in renewable energy and bioplastics could help secure the industry's future.


Businesses unlock $14m windfall from corporate renewable PPAs

21 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Flow Power

Analysis from Flow Power reveals that companies signed onto corporate renewable PPAs saved up to $14 million.


HRS Heat Exchangers Biogas Dehumidification System

19 March, 2019 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

The Biogas Dehumidification System (BDS) from HRS Heat Exchangers removes water from biogas, protecting combined heat and power (CHP) engines from corrosion and cavitation.


Solar and wind farms get funding for forecasting

18 March, 2019

Solar and wind farms will trial providing their own short-term generation forecasts under a new funding initiative.


Coal-fired power stations affect rainfall patterns, says global study

13 March, 2019

An international study has revealed that modern coal-fired power stations produce more ultrafine particles (UFPs) than road traffic and can modify and redistribute rainfall patterns.


Five gifs that explain how pumped hydro actually works

08 March, 2019 by Roger Dargaville, Monash University

Today, pumped hydro is the most common form of grid-connected energy storage in the world.


Shift to clean energy will support low-income households

07 March, 2019

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has urged the federal government to invest in energy efficiency for the sake of those on low incomes.


Minetek High-Output Axial Fan System

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Minetek

The Minetek secondary mine ventilation system features underground fans that are designed to optimise airflow and reduce wasted power.


Alinta to build Western Australia's largest wind farm

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy has committed to build Western Australia's largest renewable power plant.


$75 million sought to scale renewable power

01 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Vast Solar Pty Ltd

Vast Solar is looking to raise $75 million to help finance its first utility-scale concentrated solar thermal power plant.


Lincoln Gap Wind Farm powers up

28 February, 2019

The Lincoln Gap Wind Farm is one step closer to producing clean, renewable power after successful substation energisation.


Skin cells hold key to solar tech revolution

25 February, 2019

Scientists at ANU have made a series of breakthroughs that could revolutionise solar technology.


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