Sustainability > Energy

Goodbye batteries, hello brick building

13 May, 2019

A new technology involving a modified construction crane, an electric motor and 35-tonne bricks is providing long-duration energy storage.

Specialised crane facilitates waste-to-fuel operation

08 May, 2019

To improve sustainability and efficiency, Boral Cement has installed a specialised automated handling crane at its Berrima Cement Works facility.

What's stopping integration of renewable storage and the grid?

02 May, 2019

Robert Morgan from GE Renewable Energy says that resistance to change is a key obstacle to renewable storage technology integrating with the grid.

Partnership electrifies Australia's vehicle network

29 April, 2019

Schneider Electric has partnered with JET Charge to supply Nissan Australia's electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment.

Climate bond opens solar and storage market to investors

27 March, 2019

A climate bond, claimed to be an Australian first, is giving investors access to Australia's burgeoning rooftop solar and small-scale energy storage market.

Acrylic Technologies Australia C-Coat liquid thermal insulation

13 March, 2019

C-COAT is a liquid waterproofing and thermal insulation coating made from microscopic, ceramic balls and air-filled silicon balls.

Government focuses on buildings to reduce emissions

05 March, 2019

The Australian Government will provide additional investment in energy efficiency, with a clear focus on improving the energy and emissions performance of buildings.

Energy efficiency slashes bills, creates jobs: report

08 February, 2019

Improving the energy efficiency of Australian homes and businesses would slash $7.7 billion a year off energy bills and create the equivalent of 120,000 full-time jobs.

Renewables offer cheapest new-build power: report

18 January, 2019

The GenCost report estimates the cost to generate electricity from new power plants in Australia — with solar and wind technologies found to cost the lowest amount.

CO2 recycling and pressure measurement in space

15 January, 2019

The International Space Station moves around the Earth at some 400 km above its surface. As barely any oxygen is present at this altitude, it must either be supplied from the ground or generated on board.

GEMS Act effective at reducing energy use: draft report

14 November, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The GEMS Act regulates the energy efficiency of appliances and equipment by setting minimum energy performance standards and energy rating label requirements.

Climate-controlled classroom powered entirely by renewables

01 November, 2018

Built by Hivve Technology, the portable classroom is powered by a combination of rooftop solar and a Tesla Powerwall 2 battery.

Decentralised Energy Exchange now open for business

25 October, 2018

The Decentralised Energy Exchange has commenced the rollout of a platform that connects distributed energy resources and virtual power plants to existing markets.

Record-breaking attendance at All-Energy Australia 2018

10 October, 2018

More than 8500 visitors attended this year's All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, exploring the latest in government policies, renewables and clean energy technology.

Industry initiative to harness the power of consumer energy

03 October, 2018

The Distributed Energy Integration Program will see the whole of the energy industry working together to harness the potential of consumer-owned energy.

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