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Registration open for All-Energy Australia 2017

11 July, 2017

The organisers of All-Energy Australia have opened registrations for the ninth edition of the event, which will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11–12 October 2017.

10th State of the Energy Market report released

16 June, 2017

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has published its 10th annual State of the Energy Market report, highlighting the changing dynamics across the entire energy sector.

Guidelines for India's building code to reduce energy consumption

14 June, 2017

A joint research project between India and Australia has produced a new set of guidelines for India's building code that aims to reduce the energy consumption of the second most populated country in the world.

Renewable Cities Australia Forum: emergent technologies, plans, challenges and achievements

05 May, 2017

The Renewable Cities Australia Forum looks at how to increase clean and renewable energy uptake in Australian cities and towns.

Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap: final report

02 May, 2017

The final report of the Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap, compiled by CSIRO and Energy Networks Australia, has been released.

ABB power grid technologies at Hannover Fair

26 April, 2017

Power and automation company ABB is showcasing a range of products, systems, software and services at Hannover Messe, held this week in Germany.

100% renewable energy by 2050 "feasible and realistic", experts say

04 April, 2017

The majority of experts surveyed for a study on the future of the world's energy supply consider a global transition to 100% renewable energy to be both feasible and realistic.

CEFC appoints Ian Learmonth as new CEO

03 April, 2017

The board of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has appointed Ian Learmonth as its new chief executive officer.

Going beyond the environmental impact statement

01 April, 2017 by Robin Ormerod, Managing Director, EnviroSuite

Before any large-scale construction project is approved, authorities are certain to require the preparation of a comprehensive environmental impact statement. Unfortunately, for many large construction projects, after approval has been granted, their detailed environmental impact assessment report becomes little more than a document of record.

The lowdown on SA's power plan

15 March, 2017 by Lauren Davis

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has announced his plan for the state to take control of its energy future — a plan that has had Australia buzzing since its release.

Public transport encouraged at Jaques apartment complex

09 March, 2017

Melbourne developer Riverlee Group is making environmentally sustainable transport easier for residents of its newly completed apartment complex, Jaques.

Energy efficiency retrofits to help vulnerable Victorians

02 February, 2017

The Victorian Government has announced a $6 million initiative to improve home energy efficiency and save money for those most in need.

Lower operating costs while increasing efficiencies at facilities

17 January, 2017 by Preeti Bajaj, Vice President – Strategy & Transformation at Schneider Electric

Facility managers in today's world face a difficult dilemma when it comes to investment choices in their facilities. Increased awareness of climate change, public and legislative pressures is driving a demand for our buildings to be as energy efficient and sustainable as possible. While at the same time, organisations, with the need to drive profits, continually look for areas to increase cost savings and improve their overall operating functionality.

Six stars for sustainable construction at USQ

24 November, 2016

The University of Southern Queensland's flagship building has achieved a 6 Star Green Star rating for sustainable construction from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).

ACCIONA is the greenest electric utility in the world

16 November, 2016

For the second year running, renewable energy company ACCIONA has been ranked number one on the list of the 'New Energy Top 100 Green Utilities'.

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