Energy

Atlas Copco ZT Classic range oil-free air compressor

10 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

Atlas Copco's ZT Classic air compressors are simple and easy to install, making them suitable to replace existing oil-injected screw compressors.


Solar systems installed on WA housing estate

08 May, 2018

A new solar power purchasing agreement (PPA) has been launched in Western Australia, and it's set to deliver long-term cost savings to households.


Could compressed air energy storage overtake batteries?

03 May, 2018

Australia is ahead of the curve when it comes to implementing new energy storage solutions, according to Hydrostor President and COO Jon Norman.


Dairy factory upgrades coal boiler to burn biomass

02 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Fonterra

The coal boiler at Fonterra's Brightwater dairy factory is about to get an upgrade, adding capacity to burn wood biomass to generate steam.


Air + solar power = clean drinking water

30 April, 2018

SOURCE hydropanels produce pure water by harnessing the power of the sun and the moisture in the air.


ABB Terra High Power fast electric vehicle charger

27 April, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has launched its latest EV charging solution, the Terra High Power (Terra HP). By operating at powers of up to 350 kW, the charger is said to add up to 200 km of range to an electric vehicle in 8 min.


Victorian dairy farms could soon trade on a local renewable energy market

27 April, 2018

ARENA has announced $370,000 in funding for a feasibility study into a 'virtual microgrid' for farmers in the Latrobe Valley.


Mixed response to technology-neutral energy policy

24 April, 2018 by Carolyn Jackson

There has been a mixed reaction to the decision by COAG Energy Council to progress to the final design stage for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).


Microgrid to help run mining operations in Pilbara

20 April, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has supplied a 30 MW battery energy storage system to enable uninterrupted power supply from Alinta Energy's Newman Power Station.


Partnership to develop carbon-based battery technology

19 April, 2018

Archer Exploration and UNSW have partnered to develop graphite and graphene materials for use in energy storage system applications.


Qld investment properties set to go solar

19 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Stoddart

Building products company Stoddart Group has announced a plan to install 15,000 solar systems on new investment properties in Queensland over the next three years.


Pop-up solar system could replace diesel generators

19 April, 2018

Pop-up mobile solar PV could be set to replace diesel generators as a temporary power supply for military operations, disaster relief efforts and music festivals.


Cranes powered by cooking oil

18 April, 2018

A major Australian construction project has cut carbon emissions by 100 tonnes thanks to the use of a fuel blend made up of 20% biodiesel — mainly consisting of cooking oil.


Electric water taxi tested on Lake Geneva

17 April, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The zero-emission vehicle represents a milestone in the development of new forms of transportation that do not impact the environment or place any burden on urban infrastructure.


Emissions reduction targets approved for over 100 companies

17 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Edge Environment Pty Ltd

The Science Based Targets initiative specifies how much companies need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in order to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.


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