Sustainability

International energy management standard updated

22 August, 2018

ISO 50001, the flagship international standard for improving energy performance, has been updated for the first time since its launch in 2011.


Energy-efficient supercomputer on the way for NREL

20 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE is building a new supercomputer for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, said to be more energy efficient and more powerful than the current system.


Automotive parts supplier wins ABA100 Sustainability Award

15 August, 2018

ACM Parts was awarded for the development and implementation of an end-of-life vehicle sustainability program to decrease the volume of waste released to landfill.


National Energy Guarantee endorsed by Coalition

14 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The Coalition party room has approved Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's plan for a National Energy Guarantee, following a debate that lasted almost two and a half hours.


Responsible investments hit a major milestone Down Under

13 August, 2018

Environmental, social, corporate governance and ethics considerations now sit alongside financial as critical components informing the decisions of Australian investors.


Industry and education join forces to prepare workforce of the future

10 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

A new partnership with Siemens and Swinburne University is set to encourage innovation and prepare the workforce for the digital transformation of industry.


State support not yet secured for National Energy Guarantee

10 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

State and territory governments have called for more detailed legislation with more conditions before they agree to the proposed National Energy Guarantee.


Solar and other alternative energy sources gain ground in Vic

09 August, 2018

Victorian consumers are showing an increasing interest in adding alternative energy sources to their lives.


Businesses benefit from combining PPAs with demand response

07 August, 2018

ISF evaluated the electricity consumption of three businesses to determine the financial savings provided by combining demand response with corporate renewable PPAs.


WA apartment building offers peer-to-peer power trading

02 August, 2018

A sustainable apartment project in White Gum Valley, Western Australia, enables residents to trade renewable energy with their neighbours.


2018 Clean Energy Council Awards winners announced

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Clean Energy Council

The awards honour excellence in the fields of innovation and business community engagement in the clean energy sector.


Speakers announced for All-Energy Australia 2018

30 July, 2018

Australia's clean and renewable energy event comes to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3–4 October.


ICC Sydney pioneering plastic water bottle reduction

27 July, 2018

More than one million plastic water bottles have been saved through ICC Sydney's partnership with Sydney Water.


UQ sustainability research powered by Dow Chemical Company

23 July, 2018 | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

UQ is conducting research to deliver new technologies and processes to improve the sustainable production and use of chemicals, energy, transportation and more.


7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference program released

20 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Industrial Ecology Network

The 7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference will be held from 19–21 September at Rydges Parramatta.


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