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The energy industry in the digital age

10 July, 2019 by Jeff Connolly, CEO, Siemens Australia

Australia's energy system is no longer centralised but made up of a mix of traditional and distributed energy sources. What does this mean for the nation's energy industry?

Singapore's e-buses charge ahead

08 July, 2019

ABB has won contracts to supply charging infrastructure to a network of 40 public electric buses in Singapore.

Siemens' Digitalize 2019 conference heads north to Brisbane

02 July, 2019

Siemens has announced the return of its annual digitalisation conference.

UNSW Energy Institute appoints new CEO

27 June, 2019

The UNSW Energy Institute has appointed Justine Jarvinen as its CEO, with the key role of facilitating partnerships between industry and government bodies with UNSW's leading energy researchers.

Danish e-mobility network charges ahead

04 June, 2019

Emissions-free transport in Scandinavia has received a boost following the opening of a flagship ultra-fast electric vehicle charging station in Fredericia, Denmark.

Prepare for an energy revolution, Australia

04 June, 2019

Australia's energy mix is expected to undergo radical change. This will be explored at the 2019 Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition.

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.

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