Energy

Delta, Nissan and CSIRO collaborate on EV charging research

03 September, 2018

Delta Energy Systems has received a $210,000 grant from the Victorian Government for an 18-month research project on EV charging.


New managing director at SICK Australia & New Zealand

03 September, 2018 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

SICK Australia & New Zealand has announced the appointment of David Crossley as its new Managing Director.


Blueprint for a competitive hydrogen industry released

30 August, 2018

The National Hydrogen Roadmap sets out a path to develop the action and investment plans required to realise the full benefits of a hydrogen economy.


Sawmill residue could be turned into renewable diesel

28 August, 2018

A proposed biorefinery at the Boral Timber Hardwood Sawmill could convert up to 50,000 tonnes of sawmill residue produced each year into renewable diesel and bitumen.


Grid-scale battery storage facility launches in NZ

24 August, 2018

Tesla's Powerpack battery is part of an ambitious project to test the direct integration of battery energy storage with New Zealand's electricity grid.


Almost 6000 solar panels to help power Flinders University

23 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Flinders University

One of Adelaide's largest solar arrays will soon provide one-fifth of the electricity needed to power Flinders University's Bedford Park campus.


Six weeks of solar savings for the City of Swan

20 August, 2018 | Supplied by: City of Swan

The City of Swan has knocked thousands of dollars off its energy bill and significantly reduced its CO2 emissions, following the installation of new rooftop solar panel systems.


Victoria's Smart Homes program promises rebates on solar

20 August, 2018

Victorians can expect to start saving on solar, with the state government announcing a 50% rebate on solar panel systems and a $1000 rebate on solar hot water systems.


Window coverings facility powered by 2000+ solar panels

20 August, 2018

Luxaflex Window Fashions has revealed a 2080-strong solar panel installation on the roof of its Sydney manufacturing facility.


Scania signs MOUs with alternative fuel providers

13 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Scania Australia Pty Ltd

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania Australia has signed memoranda of understanding with Wilmar Bioethanol Australia, Ecotech Biodiesel and the NGV Group.


Microwaves and phosphorus to increase solar cell efficiency

09 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Researchers made flakes of phosphorene, a 2D form of phosphorus only a few atoms thick, in the hope of boosting the energy capacity of dye-sensitised solar cells.


AUMA actuators with Elektro Zylinders

02 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Barron GJM

AUMA actuators may now be supplied with Elektro Zylinders to replace hydraulic oil cylinders, with a conventional AUMA SAC or variable speed actuator coupled to a replacement of a hydraulic cylinder.


AUMA SAC actuator

02 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Barron GJM

AUMA is now producing the SAC actuator in a variable speed version with an onboard inverter. This inverter allows starting and speed regulation of the actuator without the problem of 'locked rotor current', which is fundamental for direct on line motors.


Waste-to-fuel plant opens in Western Sydney

01 August, 2018

Said to be the largest of its kind in Australia, Wetherill Park's new resource recovery facility will transform non-recyclable waste into processed engineering fuel (PEF).


BMS maintenance that targets energy efficiency

30 July, 2018 | Supplied by: CopperTree Analytics Australia

A traditional vs data-driven maintenance approach to HVAC is compared.


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