Sustainability > Energy

Four design principles for running an energy-efficient home

22 June, 2018

Award-winning architect Peter Maddison shares some of his expert advice on how Australians can run a more energy-efficient home.

ARC centre to tackle the hidden energy costs of computing

13 June, 2018

The Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies will use topological materials and atomically thin 2D materials to create ultralow-energy electronics.

Sustainable power in a world of rising energy prices

07 June, 2018

Never before have we had access to as many sources of energy and power generation as we do today. The problem is that this is not translating to lower energy prices.

Australia's energy networks must modernise, industry says

06 June, 2018

Energy networks' role in securing a more reliable, affordable and stable energy system has never been more critical, says Energy Networks Australia CEO Andrew Dillon.

Can Australia charge forward with wheel benefits?

01 June, 2018 by Laetitia Odini, Solutions Marketing Manager – Small & Mid-size buildings at Schneider Electric, Sydney

The wheel benefits of a battery-powered future are available if Australia charges electrically forward otherwise we may be left spluttering.

What's obstructing the rollout of renewable energy in Australia?

30 May, 2018 by Giovanni Polizzi, Energy Solutions Manager, Indra Australia

As Australian consumers deploy more rooftop solar panels, electricity retailers and distributors are facing growing challenges around interoperability.

Renewable energy jobs hit over 10 million worldwide

10 May, 2018

The total number of people employed in the sector has reached 10.3 million globally, surpassing the 10 million figure for the first time.

Cbus closes renewable energy deal

10 April, 2018

Cbus Super has announced an investment in renewable energy that is expected to deliver long-term returns to members and sustainable power to Western Australia.

Energy expert appointed to Monash University

13 March, 2018

Monash University has announced the appointment of Chloe Munro AO to the position of Professorial Fellow at the university.

Oslo Airport City to be powered by renewable energy

12 March, 2018

Oslo Airport City aims to be the world's first energy-positive airport city, powered entirely by renewable energy and with the capacity to sell surplus energy to surrounding buildings, communities and cities.

Australia's energy efforts broadly commended by IEA

16 February, 2018

The International Energy Agency has commended Australia's commitment to affordable, secure and clean energy, though it suggests the government could ramp up its ambitions.

When will renewable energy become dominant?

14 February, 2018

The LR 2018 Technology Radar — Renewable Energy study analyses the impact of renewable energy in the next five years and beyond.

Plug and play on the way for renewable connections

14 December, 2017

Energy Networks Australia is developing a new suite of guidelines with a focus on a more consumer-friendly approach to connect renewables to the grid.

Australian Energy Storage Conference heads to Adelaide

17 November, 2017

The Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition is heading to Adelaide in 2018.

Untapped opportunities for Australia's mid-tier buildings

14 November, 2017

Australia's cities are built on untapped opportunities — specifically, up to 80,000 untapped opportunities that need government support to meet their potential — if a new report is to be believed.

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