Energy

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.


Data drives energy system of the future

22 February, 2019

A new research program designed to help deliver a secure, affordable and sustainable energy future for Australia has been established.


New solar system to power SA Water

21 February, 2019 | Supplied by: SA Water

SA Water has contracted South Australian company Enerven to deploy solar power and energy storage across around 70 of its sites.


EnergyLab accelerates clean energy start-ups

20 February, 2019

Applications have opened for EnergyLab's Incubation Program to support start-ups creating renewable energy products and technologies.


Vestas and Marand partner for wind turbine manufacture

20 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Vestas Australia

Vestas has partnered with Geelong-based manufacturing company Marand Precision Engineering to establish a wind turbine manufacturing facility.


Yackandandah celebrates mini-grid power

19 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Selectronic Australia Pty Ltd

On 8 February, the Yackandandah community celebrated a milestone of 1 GWh of renewable energy generated from what is claimed to be one of Australia's first community mini-grids.


Solar storage powers microgrid in remote Thai village

15 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Redflow Limited

A remote village in the mountainous northern region of Thailand now has a reliable power supply thanks to a solar-powered microgrid.


Renewables will help Australia meet Paris target early — or will they?

15 February, 2019 by Lauren Davis

Australia is installing renewable power faster than any other country, and could meet its Paris Agreement emissions reduction target five years early as a result.


$2.2 million project to trial solar-friendly grid

14 February, 2019

A new trial in Melbourne's north-west will explore how solar energy can better integrate with existing infrastructure via a technical overhaul to the area's energy grid.


Predicting cloud movement to improve solar generation

14 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Magellan Power

Curtin University student Mojtaba Saleh teamed up with Magellan Power on a PhD project that helps mitigate the effect of passing clouds on solar generation.


Port Lincoln hydrogen plant confirms generator supplier

11 February, 2019 by Jim Plouffe

Baker Hughes NovaLT gas turbine generators will be installed at H2U's South Australian Renewable Hydrogen and Ammonia Supply Chain Demonstrator in Port Lincoln.


Compressed air energy storage in an old zinc mine

11 February, 2019

Hydrostor Australia has been awarded $9 million in funding for what is claimed to be Australia's first energy storage project using compressed air.


SA Home Battery Scheme to subsidise Redback storage system

07 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Redback Technologies Australia

Redback Technologies' Smart Hybrid System will soon become available on a subsidised basis under South Australia's Home Battery Scheme.


Australia needs to intensify emissions reduction efforts: OECD

31 January, 2019

Australia will fall short of its 2030 emissions reduction target without a major effort to move to a low-carbon model, according to the OECD.


The case for green buildings in health care

31 January, 2019

The Australian and New Zealand green building councils have revealed the triple bottom line benefits of green-certified health facilities.


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