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New research in clean energy storage

11 August, 2010

New research in clean energy storage could light the way to energy from the sun, even after dark.

Drive controls solar tracking device

02 August, 2010

The unique harmonic drive principle continues to open new applications in all areas of modern engineering. It is available in a wide selection of mechanical configurations and is used extensively in robots, machine tools, radars and any applications with a rotating shaft where positioning, tilting and panning is required because of its high accuracy and no backlash.

Manufacturing facility slashes pressure - and power bills

02 August, 2010

A recent energy audit at its manufacturing facility paves the way for Geofabrics to optimise its on-site compressed air system and derive ongoing energy savings.

$30m for Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources

28 June, 2010

The Hunter will continue to be at the forefront of sustainable energy research and development with the establishment of the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources.

New report shows greener building sector can make real difference to climate change mitigation

16 June, 2010

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has today released its Second Plank Update Report 2010 - hailed as a clarion call to government on the significant potential of additional energy-efficiency measures in the building sector.

Schneider Electric submits response to federal government’s energy-efficiency issues paper

10 June, 2010

Schneider Electric has submitted a response to the energy-efficiency issues paper released by the Australian government-established Task Group on Energy Efficiency.

EnergyAustralia - Smart Grid, Smart City bid winner

09 June, 2010

The Energy Networks Association Chief Executive, Andrew Blyth, has congratulated one of ENA’s member companies, EnergyAustralia, which was announced as the successful bidder for the government’s $100 million Smart Grid, Smart City demonstration project.

Zero-emissions home constructed

01 June, 2010

Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Innovation and Industry The Honourable Richard Marles MP launched a zero-emissions demonstration home called AusZEH in Melbourne in April. The home at Laurimar in Melbourne’s north-east plans to set a precedent for sustainable living in Australia and is expected to use up to 70% less energy than a traditional home of similar size.

Eaton Energy Saver System (ESS)

24 May, 2010 by

The rising demand for high availability, reliability and efficient power is a continuous challenge for data centre operators. Improving energy efficiency can help address environmental, regulatory and economic pressures.

BlueScope Steel Colorbond Coolmax roofing material

24 May, 2010 by

In response to the growing worldwide issue of urban heat islands, BlueScope Steel has developed a roofing product named Colorbond Coolmax steel. It is a high solar reflectance material which, in moderate to hot climates, has a surface temperature that can be up to 6.5°C cooler than Colorbond steel in the colour Surfmist and up to 18°C cooler than Zincalume steel.

EcoStruxure energy management solution

24 May, 2010

Schneider Electric has announced its EcoStruxure solution architecture, an approach which unites its expertise in power, data centres, process and machines, building control, and physical security to enable intelligent energy management solutions for users seeking to optimise energy efficiencies across multiple domains of their business.

KSB PumpMeter pump monitoring system

24 May, 2010

PumpMeter comprises pressure sensors as well as an analysing and display unit attached to the pump. It measures suction pressure, discharge pressure, differential pressure and head.

Innovec Controls LEDDL LED lights

24 May, 2010

Innovec Controls has launched its energy-saving, low-voltage LED downlight and dimming control systems for the Australian domestic housing and commercial markets.

Investing in renewable energy

13 May, 2010

A number of key renewable energy and energy-efficiency initiatives have been announced as part of the 2010-2011 Australian Federal Budget. Treasurer Wayne Swan said the government accepts the science of climate change and the need for combined global and domestic action. A number of industry associations welcomed the budget speech saying that energy efficiency and smart electricity networks could be an important part of the solution.

NZ contractor wins clean energy centre contract

05 May, 2010

Taupo firm Ross Construction has been awarded the contract to build the New Zealand Clean Energy Centre. Stage one of the facility, costing in excess of $2m, will be built on land leased from Taupo District Council near the intersection of Napier Highway and the new ETA.

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