Energy

Occupants wanted for Passive House trial

02 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Frasers Property Australia

Frasers Property Australia has announced it will test the economic and comfort benefits of a Certified Passive House home for the mass market in Australia against the outcomes of a standard family home.


Microgrid project to power US Air National Guard base

30 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Ecoult

Energy storage company Ecoult is supplying its technology for use in a new microgrid project, where it will help power the Otis Air National Guard Base on Cape Cod.


Grid-scale battery reaches completion in Ballarat

29 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

The 30 MW/30 MWh Ballarat Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is now in the final testing phase before being connected to the grid in time for the approaching summer.


More ultrarapid EV charging stations announced for Victoria

26 October, 2018

Victorian Minister for Energy Lily D'Ambrosio has opened Australia's first ultrarapid electric vehicle charging site — and at the same time announced funding for five more stations.


Discovery could enable low-energy electronics

25 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Monash University

A global research project has resulted in a breakthrough in quantum physics that could deliver electronics and communications technology with ultralow energy consumption.


Coca-Cola Amatil to roll out 10,000 solar panels

25 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Verdia

The 3.5 MW solar PV system will be installed across three sites in three different states, covering a total of around 2 ha and cutting annual energy costs by up to $1.3 million.


Planning approval granted for Bomen Solar Farm

22 October, 2018

Renew Estate has been granted planning approval to build Bomen Solar Farm, a 120 MW project near the Bomen Business Park in Wagga Wagga.


Ultrarapid EV charging stations to link Australian cities

22 October, 2018

Start-up company Chargefox will soon commence building Australia's largest open, ultrarapid network of charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs).


Alternative fuel system for cement plant

18 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Schenck Process Australia Pty Ltd

Boral Cement has installed an alternative fuel system to power its cement plant in Berrima, NSW.


Southern Green Gas and APA to develop renewable methane

18 October, 2018

Southern Green Gas has entered into a joint development agreement with APA Group, which will see the parties work together on renewable methane projects.


Household waste is set to generate energy in WA

18 October, 2018

A large-scale energy-from-waste project is expected to divert 400,000 tonnes of household and industrial waste from landfill each year and power up to 50,000 homes.


Microgrid trial to help university transition to renewables

16 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Monash University

The Monash Smart Energy City project will trial a microgrid at its Clayton campus to demonstrate how it can be reliably powered by 100% renewable energy.


Barwon Water is plugging in a solar array

12 October, 2018

Barwon Water's focus on renewable energy is designed to limit its impact on the environment and help to keep costs down for its customers.


Weather data helps factory reduce energy consumption

05 October, 2018 | Supplied by: Henkel Australia Pty Ltd

Henkel uses Netatmo's Smart Home Weather Stations in all 31 of its laundry and home care factories to correlate weather data with potential changes to its manufacturing processes.


Large-scale wind power would cause warming in the US

05 October, 2018

Large-scale wind power generation would warm the Continental United States 0.24°C because wind turbines redistribute heat in the atmosphere, according to new research.


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