Energy

More atmospheric CO2 leads to less nutritious rice

24 May, 2018 by Lauren Davis

An international research team has found that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will reduce the nutritional value of rice in the future.


Kaeser SM series rotary screw compressors

23 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Kaeser Compressors Australia

Kaeser Compressors has announced its latest generation SM series rotary screw compressors. For maximum efficiency, the SM 13 and SM 16 compressor models are now equipped with a Super Premium Efficiency IE4 motor.


SMC AS-R and AS-Q flow and pressure valves

18 May, 2018 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The AS-R and AS-Q flow and pressure valves are designed to reduce energy consumption in air systems by cutting internal air consumption by up to 25%.


Anaerobic digestion provides major savings for malt producer

17 May, 2018 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

Since 2016 Muntons has operated a closed-loop system which turns liquid malt waste into a high-quality biofertiliser at its production plant in Suffolk, England.


Compressed air audit reveals potential savings in excess of $300,000

16 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Southern Cross Compressors (Australia) Pty Ltd

Southern Cross Compressors (Australia) was commissioned to undertake a comprehensive audit of the compressed air systems within its Victorian manufacturing plants.


Volvo FE Electric refuse truck

16 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Volvo Group Australia Pty Ltd

The Volvo Trucks Volvo FE Electric is designed for heavier city distribution and refuse transport operations with gross weights of up to 27 tonnes.


Environmental incentive for shipping lines introduced in NSW

16 May, 2018

The incentive takes the form of a discount on vessel-related charges levied by NSW Ports on vessels that call at its ports of Port Botany and Port Kembla.


Innovative energy storage technologies on show

15 May, 2018

More than 60 companies in the Australian and global energy storage industry will come together at the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition.


Monash and Honeywell to create 'cognitive office buildings'

14 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Honeywell Building Solutions

The agreement will see Monash use big data to enable its buildings to intelligently and automatically alter the internal environment, transforming the way staff and students work and learn.


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.


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.


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