Energy

How can Australia become a renewable energy superpower?

07 October, 2021

Grid flexibility is one of the keys to decarbonising Australia and helping it become a renewable energy superpower, according to a new Wärtsilä report.


NSW's emissions reduction targets are progressive and achievable

06 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Veolia says NSW Government's emissions reduction targets are progressive and achievable with the support of stronger environmental policy.


JV brings green hydrogen and ammonia production to Bundaberg

06 October, 2021

A multimillion-dollar carbon capture renewable energy venture has been signed to produce green hydrogen and ammonia for export and domestic use in Bundaberg.


ABB Terra 360 electric vehicle (EV) charger

05 October, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has launched an electric car charger that can deliver 100 km of range in less than 3 min.


Dwyer Series AT-3000MR/MRS pressure switch/gauge

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: Dwyer Instruments (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Series AT-3000MR/MRS ATEX/IECEx approved Photohelic switch/gauge incorporates a flameproof aluminium enclosure with texture epoxy coating.


SEW-EURODRIVE MOVIGEAR mechatronic drive system

01 October, 2021 | Supplied by: SEW-Eurodrive Pty Ltd

The MOVIGEAR mechatronic drive system combines motor, gear unit and corresponding drive electronics in one system to facilitate efficiency and functionality.


Mapping Australia's path to net zero emissions

23 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

Australia will need an estimated investment of $165 billion in clean-energy capacity if the country is to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.


Efficient electrocatalyst produces hydrogen from water

20 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Curtin University

Adding nickel and cobalt to cheaper, previously ineffective catalysts enhances their performance, which lowers the energy required to split the water.


Heliostat technology shifts sunlight to the streets below

17 September, 2021

The striking-looking crowning structure on this Rhodes building is much more than an architectural feature...


A spoonful of sugar for long-lasting lithium–sulfur batteries

14 September, 2021

Researchers have managed to stabilise lithium–sulfur battery technology by simply using a glucose-based additive on the positive electrode.


Some electric vehicles are greener than others, study finds

14 September, 2021

Research evaluating electric vehicles on energy consumption and overall emissions has found that battery electric vehicles performed best in Australia and New Zealand.


Qld's full-size electric bus powered by 100% solar

10 September, 2021 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The bus is 100% powered by 'harvested' solar energy from 250 solar panels, designed to capture more than 159,000 kWh of local sunshine at Transdev's Capalaba depot each year.


Program to help councils supercharge climate action

10 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Ironbark Sustainability

A pilot program has been designed to help local governments determine high-impact solutions for reducing emissions in their local area.


Hot Queensland sun helps to brew ice-cold beers

09 September, 2021

Yatala brewery is making beer with the Queensland sun after the installation of what is believed to be the biggest solar project at any brewery in the country.


Australia must reach net zero emissions: ATSE

06 September, 2021

To avoid the worst impacts of climate change, Australia must reach net zero emissions by 2050 at the very latest and set ambitious interim emissions targets for 2030.


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