Energy

Distributed energy systems a key to smarter cities

15 January, 2018 by Ross Thompson | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Urbanisation — along with climate change and demographic change — stands as one of the megatrends of the 21st century.


2018 CEO Insights: Stephen Coop

20 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd

Stephen Coop, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, NHP Electrical Engineering Products, examines the evolving digital world and adopting corporate citizenship.


$29 million awarded to 20 solar PV projects

19 December, 2017 by

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded $29.2 million for 20 research projects to accelerate the development of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology.


Free solar energy for The Orchards, a new Sydney community

18 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Flow Systems

Sekisui House Australia has partnered with Flow Systems to install one of the largest high-rise rooftop solar panel systems in the world across a masterplanned residential community at its new Norwest development, The Orchards.


Solar Analytics awarded $1.9m for smart home energy management system

14 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Solar Analytics Pty Ltd

Solar energy software provider Solar Analytics has received a $1.9 million grant from the CRC Projects (CRC-P) Program to develop a holistic smart home energy management system.


Ready, set, GO — graphene oxide batteries are a cleaner alternative to lithium ion

12 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Flinders University

Under a $3.45 million Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) grant, Australian researchers will partner with industry to commercialise batteries based on graphene oxide (GO).


World's largest Li-ion battery marks one week of operation

08 December, 2017 by Lauren Davis

For the first time in South Australia's history, clean and affordable wind energy can be dispatched to the grid 24 hours a day, seven days a week — whether the wind is blowing or not.


Energy management system slashes summer power bills

07 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Zen Ecosystems

An Australian invention is set to save businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars in energy bills with the touch of a button.


Why building an 'active grid' is the key to renewable energy management

06 December, 2017 by Giovanni Polizzi, Energy Solutions Manager, and Juan Prieto Vivanco, Senior Manager – Energy Modelling and Control Systems, Indra | Supplied by: Indra

Indra representatives' opinions about how 'active grid' infrastructure can help Australia cope with the rapid transformation of the national electricity distribution networks.


Simply Energy delivers plug-in power for Auckland airlines

06 December, 2017 by

Simply Energy has implemented a solution to provide the power required for the aircraft directly from the New Zealand wholesale electricity market, which in recent years has consisted of 85% renewable electricity. Airlines can now switch off their auxiliary power units shortly after landing and plug the aircraft directly into an electrical power source at the gate.


Wellington City Council selects Telensa for smart street lighting system

05 December, 2017 by

Telensa, a provider of smart city control systems, has been selected to deploy its PLANet intelligent street lighting system in Wellington, New Zealand.


Reaping rewards from agricultural waste

05 December, 2017 by

A 'second generation' technology is set to eliminate the food versus fuel tension in the agricultural industry by making fuel from the waste streams left behind once the food portion has been harvested from crops.


Stepping stone to future energy in South Australia

04 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric, in partnership with Australian renewable energy engineering company Planet Ark Power, has been awarded a $1.95m grant by the state government to support the delivery of a secure, sustainable and affordable energy supply to South Australia.


Waste-to-energy plant in Queensland

04 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Anergy Ltd

Waste-to-energy company Anergy has announced the completion of its high-temperature pyrolysis (HTP) plant at Yarwun, near Gladstone, Queensland.


Making the most of car parking spaces

30 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Perdaman Advanced Energy

Northam Boulevard Shopping Centre is about an hour east of Perth, and it was recently upgraded to include a solar-powered car park.


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