Energy

Solar Victoria appoints new CEO

27 May, 2019

Solar Victoria has appointed a new CEO, Stan Krpan, who will lead the implementation of the state government's Solar Homes Package.


Aussie tech digitises carbon credits in Silicon Valley

23 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Power Ledger

Australian tech company Power Ledger has partnered with Silicon Valley Power to trial its carbon credit reporting tool C6 at an electric vehicle charging station in California.


Developing low-cost tandem perovskite solar cells

17 May, 2019

Research is underway at the University of Toledo to create a high-efficiency, low-cost material that can harness solar energy.


ABB opens site on Mission to Zero

09 May, 2019 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has opened a carbon-neutral production site in Lüdenscheid, Germany, as part of its Mission to Zero project to transition to sustainable energy.


New thermal energy storage system launched

02 May, 2019 | Supplied by: 1414 Degrees

The launch of a patented thermal energy storage system powered by biogas is set to revolutionise the global energy environment.


NSW school commits to long-term renewable energy use

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Flow Power

Ascham School has made a long-term commitment to renewable energy by signing a corporate renewable power purchase agreement with business energy retailer Flow Power.


World nations collectively boost global CSP capacity

29 April, 2019 | Supplied by: GlobalData

GlobalData says China will lead contributions to the global concentrated solar power market by 2030, with many nations across the world also making significant contributions.


Sustainable power solution transforms classrooms into hives of energy

29 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Hivve Technology

Hivve Technology has developed a comprehensive and sustainable energy solution that will allow schools to reduce their reliance on grid-sourced power.


Solar cells given a caffeine boost

26 April, 2019

With an idea that started as a joke over morning coffee, a team of researchers has discovered that caffeine can increase the efficiency of perovskite solar cells.


Researchers create carbon negative energy solution

17 April, 2019

An international research team has developed an emission-free power generation method, combining biomass and coal gasification with carbon capture and storage technology.


Future-focused research centre for battery industry

15 April, 2019

The announcement of the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre will see researchers from Queensland University of Technology leading research to help propel Australia's battery industry.


Flinders powers towards positive carbon footprint

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Adelaide's Flinders University will invest $2.4 million in solar and sustainability projects to move closer to its goal of becoming a carbon-positive university.


Global energy storage sector to meet in Sydney

11 April, 2019

Energy sector professionals from Australia and around the world will convene in Sydney this June for the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2019.


Victorian water industry commits to renewable future

09 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Barwon Water

Barwon Water is cementing its commitment to renewable energy via two major solar projects at its Black Rock Water Reclamation Plant and Wurdee Boluc Water Treatment Plant in Victoria.


$1.2m for short-term solar forecasting

09 April, 2019

A $1.2 million project is underway to increase the accuracy of short-term weather forecasting to better predict solar and wind power generation.


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